PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE Sat, June 10 | All Day | Curated by Michelle Jacques | Pollard Gallery This exhibition examines Emily Carr’s work through the dual lenses of the artist’s increasing interest in environmental issues and the status of ancient forests of the region in present times.
Image: Emily Carr, Above the Gravel Pit, 1936, oil on paper, 61 x 91.1 cm, Anonymous Gift
An artist named Lee Nam, a Chinese immigrant to British Columbia at the turn of the 20th century, is known solely through the journals of Emily Carr. Carr refers to Nam as a painter, a friend, and someone she regarded as a fellow outsider. In her book, The House of All Sorts, Carr, who mounted art exhibitions in her home, recalls how she met Lee Nam.
February 25 - September 4 2017 | Curated by Michelle Jacques | Founders & Lab Galleries
The AGGV's collection is an important resource for the institution. Many of the exhibitions that we create for the community would not be possible without it. But how does a collection come to be? Who builds it? And for whom?
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