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Roy Arden in “Curated by Studio for Propositional Cinema – A Sculpture in Search of an Author” at Emanuel Layr (Austria)

A Sculpture in Search of an Author is an exhibition centered around an artwork by the Italian artist Emilio Prini (1943–2016). Or, rather, an artwork that may still be attributable to Emilio Prini. Or, perhaps more accurately, some materials that once constituted an artwork by Emilio Prini, that he has since removed his name from. …

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Colleen Heslin in “Holding a line in your hand” at Kamloops Art Gallery

Holding a line in your hand presents the work of five Canadian women painters from different cultural backgrounds, at different stages in their careers, and based at opposite ends of the country. Their work contains divergent methodologies, but also strong affinities. The exhibition includes artwork abundant in colour, line, and texture, embedded with and unencumbered …

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Colleen Heslin in “An Inheritance” at Victoria Arts Council

One way or another, it comes to us. Through death, and it’s precarious opposite, our time becomes full and fuller, still; resplendent and it’s abundant opposite. An inheritance is never easy, and the artists whose work is gathered here in conversation attest to how legacies are manifest through their visual practices. From experimental films, unclassifiable …

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Gailan Ngan in “Spitting circle” at Unit 17

Mediation repeatedly emerges as a tactic through which artists disrupt art making practices – not only from a perspective of art history, but also through the reformulation of the artist-object-viewer relationship. Though the idea of “disruption” tends to conjure up visions of chaos and destruction, the mediations and interventions taking place in Splitting circle are …

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Greg Girard in “City on the Edge: Art and Shanghai at the Turn of the Millennium” at UCCA

The opening exhibition at UCCA Edge looks back at the moment Chinese contemporary art entered into global dialogue and the transforming urban fabric of Shanghai at the turn of the millennium. SHANGHAI, China — UCCA Edge opens in Shanghai with the inaugural exhibition “City on the Edge: Art and Shanghai at the Turn of the …

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Greg Girard, MAS Context, Nocturnal Landscapes in Photography

As part of the Nocturnal Landscapes project, photographer and sociologist David Schalliol is leading a series of conversations with photographers who regularly work at night. The inaugural conversation is with noted Vancouver-based photographer Greg Girard, who has photographed such cities as Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Vancouver since the 1970s. As Greg discusses in the …

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Roy Arden, Pictures and Promises

Drawn from the Vancouver Art Gallery’s rich photographic holdings, Pictures and Promises focuses on lens-based works that employ the structures, conventions and formal qualities used in mass media, fashion and advertising. The works then deploy these strategies to play on collective understandings of the world around us and to investigate the iconography of consumerism. Given …

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Greg Girard, Fitchburg Art Museum

The BIG Picture: Giant Photographs and Powerful Portfolios is a two-part exhibition that highlights recent photography acquisitions at the Fitchburg Art Museum. The Giant Photographs section features large-scale prints (some measuring over 6 x 8 feet) by twenty individual artists, while the Powerful Portfolios section features groups of multiple, related photographs by André Kertész, Steve …

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