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Aaron Peck

Vancouver at the Movies

Vancouver at the Movies

Photoconceptualism has defined decades of art in Vancouver, but this branding is reductive. A closer look reveals another, stronger current: cinema.

On the Prescience of Jerry Pethick

On the Prescience of Jerry Pethick

The late west-coast artist was a cult figure in his time. Now, his work feels as if it had time-travelled from the present.

Aaron Peck’s Best of 2015: There and Everywhere

Aaron Peck’s Best of 2015: There and Everywhere

Aaron Peck picks his 2015 art highlights, from Vancouver to Brussels.

Eli Bornowksy at the Burnaby Art Gallery

Eli Bornowksy at the Burnaby Art Gallery

At the Burnaby Art Gallery, Eli Bornowsky's new work brings together different styles, offering a more difficult, but ultimately more rewarding, experience.

Time Zone: Owen Kydd’s Durational Photography
Roy Arden: Modern Times
Brad Phillips: Life, or Something Like It

Brad Phillips: Life, or Something Like It

Brad Phillips has often taken on literary subjects. Here, critic Aaron Peck traces the bookish threads in his recent Vancouver show, “Somebody Write Me,” which suggested autobiography as nothing more than a mode for representing a life.

Geoffrey Farmer

Geoffrey Farmer

What would time’s face look like if it had one? A literal example might be an analog clock; a more symbolic one might be hoary-bearded Father Time. “The Surgeon and the Photographer,” Geoffrey Farmer’s latest exhibition at Catriona Jeffries, gives us neither.

Judy Radul

Judy Radul

The work of Judy Radul often troubles the process of how one comes to think of one thing as true and another false.

Gareth Moore: A New Salvage Paradigm

Gareth Moore: A New Salvage Paradigm

My first meeting with Gareth Moore took the form of a walk. On the day of our hike along the tidal flats of Iona Beach Regional Park in Richmond, B.C., the sky was overcast with a slight drizzle.

Eli Bornowsky

Eli Bornowsky

Eli Bornowsky claims to have arrived at abstract painting backwards. Neither the depictive arts in general nor the history of abstraction in particular initially concerned him. Instead, it was music (as diverse as Autechre, La Monte Young and Ornette Coleman) that brought him to abstraction.

Jamie Tolagson

Jamie Tolagson

Jamie Tolagson’s exhibition at Jeffrey Boone Gallery in Vancouver’s Gastown came as something of a surprise.

everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler

everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler

The only thing the curator Juan Gaitán asked of the artists contributing to “everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler” was not to consider the gallery “insufficient.”

Exponential Future

Exponential Future

Exponential Future,” an exhibit of eight young Vancouver artists co-curated by Juan Gaitán and Scott Watson, provokes a very simple question: what kind of future is this?

Owen Kydd

Owen Kydd

CSA Space, Vancouver

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