Callum Coogan

TRUE PICTURES Contemporary Photography from Canada and the US, Sprengel Museum Hannover

From the beginning of the 20th century, North American photography was considered to be groundbreaking for the development of an artistic visual language for the medium. This pioneering role has largely been lost due to the developments in photography in Europe since the 1980s. American photography was no longer binding in its role model function for younger …

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TRUE PICTURES Contemporary Photography from Canada and the US, Sprengel Museum Hannover

From the beginning of the 20th century, North American photography was considered to be groundbreaking for the development of an artistic visual language for the medium. This pioneering role has largely been lost due to the developments in photography in Europe since the 1980s. American photography was no longer binding in its role model function for younger …

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TRUE PICTURES Contemporary Photography from Canada and the US, Sprengel Museum Hannover

From the beginning of the 20th century, North American photography was considered to be groundbreaking for the development of an artistic visual language for the medium. This pioneering role has largely been lost due to the developments in photography in Europe since the 1980s. American photography was no longer binding in its role model function for younger …

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Emily Hermant: Insider Series at Burrard Arts Foundation

In a contemporary setting, it is becoming increasingly difficult to divorce ourselves from technology. Produced in BAF’s Artist Residency program, Emily Hermant’s new show till your voice catches the thread speaks to the yearning for human intimacy that can occur as we coexist more and more intimately with our technological surroundings. In these new works, Hermant examines …

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Graham Gillmore, The End of Eloquence

GHC is pleased to present The End of Eloquence, a solo exhibition of recent paintings by iconic Canadian artist Graham Gillmore. The paintings in the exhibition were created in Gillmore’s Winlaw, BC studio, nestled in the Slocan Valley region of the West Kootenay Mountains. Known for his seductively vibrant paintings interspersed with provocative phrases, Gillmore’s …

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JELENA AND THE MAGIC FLUTE: A STORY IN 12 ARTWORKS

The idea for the exhibition is to generate a sequence of works by different artists that builds a narrative in their accumulation. The works were selected sequentially following the “monomyth”; the description given by Joseph Campbell of a narrative sequence in his book The Hero With a Thousand Faces that determines the plot points common …

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Karin Bubaš, Lineages and Land Bases, VAG

lineages and land bases presents more than 80 artworks from the Gallery’s permanent collection that challenge the modern Western assumption that nature and culture exist as two distinct realms, a concept which helped shape Canada’s national art and identity in the early twentieth century. On the contrary, in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim (the Squamish language), there is no …

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