Art News Roundup – September 13, 2019

Glenbow’s new President & CEO, Nicholas R. Bell, recently stopped by Calgary to get acquainted with the Glenbow staff and chat with media. He was on Global Morning News on September 6th; you can get to know him and learn more about his vision for Glenbow here (start at the 15 minute mark). In 2013, … Continue reading Art News Roundup – September 13, 2019

Glenbow Announces New President & CEO

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Nicholas R. Bell as Glenbow's new President & CEO.  Originally from Vancouver, Mr. Bell joins Glenbow from his position as Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs at Mystic Seaport Museum, the preeminent American maritime museum, where he launched a formidable exhibitions program. He previously also served as … Continue reading Glenbow Announces New President & CEO

Ric Kokotovich: There’s No Place Like New Orleans

Ric Kokotovich wants to assure his caller that any sudden popping noises that might be heard on his end of the line is not the sound of gunfire. The Alberta-born artist and filmmaker, who now makes his home in the San Sebastian area of Mérida, Mexico, explains that local festivities at this time of year … Continue reading Ric Kokotovich: There’s No Place Like New Orleans

Rescue Me: Nick Cave’s Affinity for Found Objects

Abandoned objects play a central role in the work of visual artist Nick Cave. His creative process often begins with a trip to a second-hand store or flea market (he makes a point to visit one in every city he finds himself in). Cave searches for interesting objects that hold nostalgic or historical meaning or … Continue reading Rescue Me: Nick Cave’s Affinity for Found Objects