Art News Roundup — June 17, 2019

A trio of stories with Glenbow connections captured our attention this week. Whether directly related to our exhibitions and events (Nick Cave) or tangentially (Beothuk opera), it's great to see these artists and artworks making waves in the media. Last month, he was featured in Vogue after appearing at an SFMOMA bash, this month Nick … Continue reading Art News Roundup — June 17, 2019

A Nick Cave Primer

Nick Cave has people talking (and writing and filming). A bonafide "rockstar" of the art world, the 60-year-old Chicago-based artist has been wowing audiences for decades with his creations: immersive mixed-media supernovas of colour, form and, when you scratch the surface, profound messaging. In anticipation of his upcoming exhibition at Glenbow, Nick Cave: Feat. — … Continue reading A Nick Cave Primer

Art News Roundup — April 18, 2019

The terrible news from Paris this week dominated headlines, of course. Thankfully many of the artistic treasures from the iconic structure have been saved and are being housed at the Louvre - read. This National Geographic segment describes the laser technology used in 2015 to recreate a 3-D scan of Notre Dame. Now, it could … Continue reading Art News Roundup — April 18, 2019

Artist Interview: Meryl McMaster

Meryl McMaster’s powerful photographic explorations of identity and representation have seen the artist’s star steadily ascend within the contemporary art world. The Globe and Mail writes that “There's a mythic quality to McMaster's images, but they also show the burden of history…,” while CBC Arts describes her work as “…a striking collection of contemporary photography … Continue reading Artist Interview: Meryl McMaster

The Art of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions

Glenbow’s goal is to collect and share stories that matter to our community. The Recent Acquisitions series of exhibitions offer an opportunity to show how Glenbow’s collection is growing and evolving. Each of these objects or artworks holds a story (maybe even a few). They can also inspire new stories, gaining life and purpose from … Continue reading The Art of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions