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Articles by Britt Gallpen

There are 20 articles by Britt Gallpen

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Eva Kotátková: When School Breaks

“Every educational system is a political means of maintaining or of modifying the appropriation of discourse, with the knowledge and the powers it carries with it.”—Michel Foucault, The…

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Colleen Heslin in Montreal: Can Painting Be Reinvented?

“Ballads from the North Sea”—Colleen Heslin’s first solo exhibition since winning the 2013 RBC Canadian Painting Competition—packs a punch. The most compelling aspect of the paintings on…

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Timeline: Beaverbrook Art Gallery’s Decade-Long Dispute Ends

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery dispute—a decade-long drama over ownership of 211 valuable artworks—has finally come to a close. On February 28, a statement confirmed a settlement between the gallery

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Paul Butler Q&A: Linking Winnipeg to the Far North

Since stepping into his new role as curator of contemporary art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery last year, Paul Butler has been busy. His first major curatorial project there, “Looking Up: Contemporary

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Michael Landy Q&A: On the Art of Destruction

The idea of wiping the slate clean reaches new levels in the work of UK artist Michael Landy. For his 2001 piece Break Down, Landy systematically destroyed all his worldly possessions after…

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Counterintelligence: Declassifying the Shadowy Realm of Art and Military Intelligence

Complex, dense and far reaching, the artworks, documents and other ephemera assembled by Berlin-based Canadian artist Charles Stankievech for his latest curatorial project at the Justina M. Barnicke…

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Geoffrey Farmer: A Light in the Moon

Art and art history, though intimately intertwined, often find themselves in a tense relationship: the former tends to seek an autonomous place, while the authority of the latter looms. The same,…

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Canada’s Art Bank Speculates on Fresh Talent

“The Art Bank in the 21st Century,” presented on the lower level of the MSVU Art Gallery at Mount Saint Vincent University, was a surprisingly intimate show that held its own in what…

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Britt Gallpen’s Top 3 of 2013: Selecting Standouts

“Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller: Lost the Memory Palace” at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto It’s rare to be afforded travel within an art gallery, or better still, slippage. Perhaps…

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On an Art, and a Love, that Resists Cynicism

Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment it is as perennial as the grass. —Desiderata, Max Ehrmann, 1927 The Elora Centre for the Arts’s latest…

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