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Articles by Michael Turner

There are 33 articles by Michael Turner

Features
Interior Outpost: Vancouver Art Heads East

Why are artists, curators and collectors leaving Vancouver for BC’s interior? Real estate is only one factor.

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The Apartment: Vancouver’s Changing Scene

Michael Turner recounts the history of the Apartment, an influential Vancouver gallery that helped to launch an eastward shift in the city’s art scene.

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Reviews
Rock, Paper, Scissors: “Custom Made” Review

Wrapping, with beadwork and basketry, recurs throughout the Kamloops Art Gallery’s “Custom Made/Tsitslem te stem te ck’ultens-kuc.” Michael Turner reviews.

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Ron Tran Plays Shopkeeper

In “The Kitchen Garden at Home/Store,” Ron Tran takes on the role of shopkeeper, amassing objects and display supports from nearby Chinatown stores.

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Gesture Dominates in Valérie Blass’s “My Life”

In her new exhibition at Vancouver’s Artspeak, Valerie Blass confounds visitors with her clever and unexpected sculpture.

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Michael Turner’s Top 3 of 2014: Moments of Possession

Michael Turner lists his top three picks of 2014, including unexpected twists on institutional critique and bowls of reindeer soup.

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Reviews
Kamloops’ Luminocity Paints the Town Blanche

A week-long nighttime art festival, inspired by Nuit Blanche, hints at how the Okanagan is undergoing a cultural renaissance, Michael Turner writes.

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Reviews
Black Diamond Dust: Industry and Labour

From utopian outposts to mining archives, Nanaimo Art Gallery’s multi-venue group show “Black Diamond Dust” takes a hard look at the power of coal.

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Hyung Min Yoon: From Page to Screen

When a 1515 prayer book by Dürer is reworked as a 2014 political-joke film by Yoon, what does that say about our era? Michael Turner reviews.

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Show of Ai Weiwei’s Early NYC Photos Gets Canadian Debut

There are six living visual artists whose names swim freely in what remains of the popular cultural mainstream: Yoko Ono, Marina Abramović, Jeff Koons, Ai Weiwei, Damien Hirst and Banksy. Regardless

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