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Spring 2008
Spring 2008

On newsstands March 15 to June 14, 2008 - Volume 25, Number 1


A China Portal The Canadian artist Ken Lum remembers an inspiring encounter in Paris with the late Chinese artist Chen Zhen. Nasgaard's Canadian Abstraction Roald Nasgaard's book Abstract Painting in Canada celebrates the history of non-representational art in our country. But what about its future? by Robert Linsley A Trapper in the Woods The Vancouver artist Damian Moppett achieves a fine balance between invention and homage by Nancy Tousley Archaeologies of the Present A curator's view of the scramble for influence among biennials, museums and art fairs in today's art world by Jens Hoffmann Beauty through the Back Door Fifteen years of frottage painting by Gerald Ferguson by Gary Michael Dault


Sponsored by The Fraser Elliot Foundation in memory of Betty Ann Elliot Woodworkers Alexandre David, Stéphane La Rue and Quebec's new minimalism by Isa Tousignant


The Web Museum by Richard Rhodes


A Canada-wide guide to the season's best exhibitions

In print

Books on the visual arts

Canadian Art International

Frieze Art Fair by Eldon Garnet Rodney Graham by Andrea Carson All Faiths Beautiful by John Kissick Karin Mama Andersson by Louise Spence Richard Prince by Joseph R. Wolin

In Review

Mark Ruwedel by York Lethbridge Thomas Hirschhorn by Stephen Horne Derek Sullivan by Dan Adler Roy Arden by Adele Weder David Urban by Ben Portis Dean Drever by Christopher Willard Monica Tap by Pete Smith Kent Monkman by Ashley Johnson Sue Lloyd by Janice Andreae Vik Muniz by Dionne McAffee Jude Griebel by Chris Le Page Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal by Pablo Rodriguez Cover: Damian Moppett, Acrobat, 2007, plaster and stoneware in vitrine, 40.6 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm (vitrine: 1.52 m x 40.6 cm x 40.6 cm), collection Bob Rennie, Rennie Management, Vancouver, courtesy Catriona Jeffries Gallery
Spring 2008