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Q&A with the artist: Cheryl Pagurek

In relation to her exhibition, Fragile. Videos and photographs from the Tea Cups series explore the tenuous state of current world affairs. Made by projecting contemporary global news imagery into delicate vintage tea cups, these works evoke our own human fragility, the shattering of fragile notions of peace and social democracy, and the vulnerability of […]

VERNISSAGE: Cheryl Pagurek – Fragile

Videos and photographs from the Tea Cups series explore the tenuous state of current world affairs. Made by projecting contemporary global news imagery into delicate vintage tea cups, these works evoke our own human fragility, the shattering of fragile notions of peace and social democracy, and the vulnerability of the earth itself to natural disaster, […]

Cheryl Pagurek – Fragile

Videos and photographs from the Tea Cups series explore the tenuous state of current world affairs. Made by projecting contemporary global news imagery into delicate vintage tea cups, these works evoke our own human fragility, the shattering of fragile notions of peace and social democracy, and the vulnerability of the earth itself to natural disaster, […]

Hands to Birds: New Series by Reed Weir

The L.A. Pai Gallery presents a new series of paintings, Hands to Birds, by Reed Weir, on view from September 8. I am working with paint to create pieces that reflect the placement of contemporary culture within the continuum of time. The idea of movement and the momentary glimpses of images that the brain combines and edits […]

Verdant – Russell Yuristy

“Verdant” Russell Yursity September 4 to 30, 2018 Vernissage: Thursday, September 6th from 6-9pm   Cube Gallery welcomes the return of internationally acclaimed print maker, painter and teacher of art, Russell Yuristy for an exhibition of his most verdant work to date. This Saskatchewan-born artist is renowned for his representational art based on his keen […]

The Royal Canadian Geographic Society Summer Exhibits

This summer, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is hosting three exhibits at it’s new headquarters at 50 Sussex Drive: Lessons from the Arctic, honours Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, the first person to reach the South Pole; Explore, an exhibition of contemporary art by Alberta artist Chris Cran, and the temporary art installation Compass: Peace in […]

The National Portrait at the Ottawa Art Gallery

Celebrated Canadian novelist and author, Douglas Coupland, will unveil his latest work The National Portrait at the Ottawa Art Gallery on June 29, 2018. In partnership with Canadian Fashion retailer Simons, the artist has created a 3D portrait of Canadians in the twenty-first century. Coupland’s ambitious large-scale installation is made from hundreds of 3D-printed portraits […]

Ming Wu: A Wrinkle In Time at PDA Projects

You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places). At PDA Projects, A Wrinkle In Time pays tribute to a classic children’s book whose themes of displacement and the abuse of power are strikingly […]

Ming Wu: KANATA 150? looks at the role of colonialism in Canadian patriotism

You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places). This week, Ming visited the opening of KANATA 150?, an exhibit at Studio Sixty Six, which showcases the work of seven emerging Indigenous artists reflecting […]

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