Monthly Archives: July 2011

WallPineCorner Jeff Wall, The Pine on the Corner, 1990.

Jeff Wall

  Chosen by: Kathleen Bartels, Director of the Vancouver Art Gallery.   “The Vancouver Art Gallery’s relationship with Jeff Wall goes back to 1970, when his work was exhibited here for the first time in the landmark exhibition 955,000.  In 1990, the Gallery had … Continue reading

Hum Humm Hummm Ken Lum, Hum, Hum, Hummm, 1994.

Ken Lum

  Chosen by: Grant Arnold, Audain Curator of British Columbia Art at the Vancouver Art Gallery. “Ken Lum’s Hum, Hum, Hummm is from an extended project titled Portrait-Repeated Texts, in which he has combined large-scale staged situational portraits with repeated … Continue reading

Scorned as Timber Beloved of the Sky Emily Carr, Scorned as Timber, Beloved of the Sky, 1935

Emily Carr

    Chosen by: Karen Love, manager of curatorial affairs at the Vancouver Art Gallery.   “One of my early tasks as an art history student at Carleton University was to write an essay on the well-loved British Columbia artist … Continue reading