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PigaPicha! A Century of Portrait Photography in Nairobi - Vancouver

Museum Of Anthropology
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T 1Z2
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Daily from November 25, 2014 to April 4, 2015

In the exhibition 'PigaPicha!', the East African photo tradition is presented and documented as a chapter of its own in the international history of photography. 'PigaPicha!' highlights the history of portrait photography in Nairobi and gives a comprehensive overview of this form of urban culture, which is one of the most creative fields in modern East Africa. The exhibition is produced by Iwalewa-Haus and the Afrikaarchiv (DEVA) of the University of Bayreuth, Germany. Join us for a special opening party on November 25 at the Museum of Anthropology.

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Unscrolled: Reframing Tradition in Chinese Contemporary Art - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Daily from November 15, 2014 to February 22, 2015

Presenting a diverse selection of Chinese contemporary artists whose practices are informed by their cultural heritage, this exhibit re-invents traditional aesthetics in conceptual ways to examine tradition's influence on visual culture in present-day China.

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Vancouver Art Gallery Presents: Offsite - Robert Youds - Vancouver

W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6E 0A8
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Phone604-662-4719

Daily from October 21, 2014 to March 30, 2015

Victoria-based artist Robert Youds' light installation, For Everyone a Sunset, draws upon the architectural vernacular of downtown Vancouver. Youds references the urban surroundings by using their associated materials-aluminium framework, salvaged glass, LED lighting-to construct a sculptural query that creates a space for audiences to contemplate the urban experience.

Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite is located on West Georgia Street between Thurlow and Bute Streets in downtown Vancouver.

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The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Daily from October 18, 2014 to January 11, 2015

Nearly 200 treasured objects from the collections of Beijing's Palace Museum will come under the spotlight at the Vancouver Art Gallery as part of this landmark exhibition. Discover the exquisite artifacts from an architectural site that has remained largely mysterious until recent years.

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Emily Carr with Landon Mackenzie - Wood Chopper and the Monkey - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Daily from September 20, 2014 to April 6, 2015

Taking its title from images in both artists' work, this exhibition uses the wood chopper as a metaphorical figure who 'clears a path' for those to come and the monkey as an emblem of the sense of loss and whimsy that is rarely discussed in Carr's work.

Emily Carr and Landon Mackenzie: Wood Chopper and the Monkey will be accompanied by an illustrated catalogue that explores the complex relationship between the works of these two artists. The catalogue is published by the Vancouver Art Gallery and includes a text by the renowned Emily Carr scholar Gerta Moray, Art History professor at the University of Guelph.

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Cezanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection - Vancouver

750 Hornby Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Daily from February 14, 2015 to May 18, 2015

See extraordinary masterpieces by some of the most famous artists of the Impressionist and Port-Impressionist movements. This major exhibition includes a matchless group of paintings and watercolours by Paul Cezanne, as well as paintings and sculptures by artists including Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas and Amedo Modigliani. The exhibition is organized by the Princeton University Art Museum in cooperation with the Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation.

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Geoffrey Farmer: How do I fit this ghost in my mouth - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Daily from May 16, 2015 to September 7, 2015

Showcasing works held in the Gallery's permanent collection as well as key works borrowed from international collections, this exhibition by the Vancouver-based artist will include installations that incorporate diverse elements such as sculpture, video, performance, drawing and photography.

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Art! Vancouver - Vancouver

999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 3C1
Toll-free
Phone604-682-3701

Daily from May 21, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Join us for 4 exciting days of artwork from Canadian and international art galleries and artists. Experience an unprecedented collection of works of fine art hosted for the first time at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Local and international artists and galleries are also invited to participate in this highly anticipated event. Gain exposure for your original work on an international stage and take advantage of exciting networking opportunities.

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Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums - Vancouver

750 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6Z 2H7
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Phone604-662-4719

Daily from June 13, 2015 to October 4, 2015

Featuring a stunningly beautiful array of works by some of the greatest names in European art - including Giovanni Bellini, Sandro Botticelli, Salvator Rosa and Titian. Discover the evolution of Italian art, from religious paintings of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance to secular neoclassical and genre paintings of the nineteenth century - all through the rich civic art collections of the City of Glasgow.

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