Visual Arts Reviews

A sweet ghostliness permeates Open Book, a small show of abstract paintings by Vancouver artist Deirdre McAdams
VAG’s Unscrolled finds China’s past and present colliding in the works of world-class artists like Ai Weiwei and Xu Bing.
It's not so much a blast from the past as a melancholy riff on a soprano sax.
What this show really reveals is the shifting ways in which culture constructs an idea of nature.
Art, money, and power—rarely have the three been so conspicuously linked at the Vancouver Art Gallery as at the unveiling of The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors.
What this show really reveals is the shifting ways in which culture constructs an idea of nature.
When the Vancouver Art Gallery invited Landon Mackenzie to participate in an exhibition in which her paintings would be mounted in dialogue with Emily Carr’s, she accepted with knowledge and enthusiasm.
Mastery, it seems, is a vexed and mysterious business.
Ai personally selected the 227 black-and-white photos (from some 10,000 negatives) on view at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.
In a short introductory video playing in the gallery, Morgan Green talks about the different disciplines and materials she has explored in her young life.