Archive for the ottawa art Tag

Summer Exhibitions: The Must-Sees

As the summer gallery season gets underway, here are my picks for the country’s best blockbuster exhibitions: THE COLOUR OF MY DREAMS: THE SURREALIST REVOLUTION IN ART Vancouver Art Gallery Through September 25, 2011 Man Ray, close up of The Kiss, 1930. Image: ultraorange.net The VAG has organized the most comprehensive survey of Surrealist art ever to be shown in
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Aboriginal Art at the CMCP, Ottawa

Steeling the Gaze: Portraits by Aboriginal Artists 31 OCTOBER 2008 – 22 MARCH 2009 Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa Kent Monkman, Emergence of a Legend, series of 5 portraits of Miss Chief in various performance personas. Image: pfoac.com (Click image above to enlarge) This group exhibition, drawn from the collections of the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography and the
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Canada in May: VoCA Recommends…Ottawa and Winnipeg

OTTAWA: Carlton University Art Gallery Michèle Provost: Selling Out Ron Giii: Hegel’s Salt Man Nanuit: The Polar Bear in Inuit Art 5 May – 24 August 2008 Ron Giii, Atomicus Removing The Atomic Space, 1985. Image: paulpetro.com RON GIII: Coming from the University of Toronto, this survey exhibition of the brilliantly-named Ron Giii’s work features early work, performance documentation and
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