Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, September 26, 2017

Vancouver New documentary a legacy for Kwakwaka’wakw artist Beau Dick Earlier this year, Beau Dick passed away. The Kwakwaka’wakw artist, who was based in Alert Bay and who went to school in Vancouver, was known primarily for his mask carvings. Shortly before his death, Vancouver-based co-directors Natalie Boll and LaTiesha Fazakas completed filming a documentary … Continue reading

‘Reading Art’ Book Club meets October 24th

The next ‘Reading Art’ Book Club will take place at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 from 6 – 7.30 p.m. This event is free of charge, but advance registration is required. In conjunction with our upcoming exhibition Portrait of the Artist: An Exhibition from the Royal Collection, the chosen book is … Continue reading

Visual Arts News Digest, Compiled by the Vancouver Art Gallery Library, September 20, 2017

Vancouver ART SEEN: Uninterrupted delivers unique public art experience in Vancouver.  With an evocative soundscape instead of narration, Uninterrupted uses visual story telling to transport viewers into the lifecycle of the salmon. But that doesn’t do justice to the experience of Uninterrupted. It’s as much about seeing the amazing projections underneath the bridge as having … Continue reading