Vancouver Art Gallery, July 14–October 28, 2018
Why are artists, curators and collectors leaving Vancouver for BC’s interior? Real estate is only one factor.
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.
Wrapping, with beadwork and basketry, recurs throughout the Kamloops Art Gallery's “Custom Made/Tsitslem te stem te ck’ultens-kuc.” Michael Turner reviews.
In "The Kitchen Garden at Home/Store," Ron Tran takes on the role of shopkeeper, amassing objects and display supports from nearby Chinatown stores.
In her new exhibition at Vancouver's Artspeak, Valerie Blass confounds visitors with her clever and unexpected sculpture.
Michael Turner lists his top three picks of 2014, including unexpected twists on institutional critique and bowls of reindeer soup.
A week-long nighttime art festival, inspired by Nuit Blanche, hints at how the Okanagan is undergoing a cultural renaissance, Michael Turner writes.
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.
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.