Cosmic Career: A Gathie Falk Primer

Glenbow's Cosmos exhibition features enchanting paintings of the night sky by ninety-year-old Vancouver based artist Gathie Falk. These whimsical paintings are well-known and widely collected, representing a significant part of Falk’s interdisciplinary output. Perhaps what is less well-known is Falk’s incredible life story, and her contribution as one of Canada’s most radical and pioneering artists … Continue reading Cosmic Career: A Gathie Falk Primer

What We’re Reading – January 4, 2019

Regional News Calgary Herald: A look back at Calgary Arts in 2018Avenue: Best of 2018: 12 Works of Art in Calgary Expedia: Canadians Choose the Best Places to Visit this Year (including Calgary/Glenbow) Canada Canadian Art: What to See in 2019CBC Arts: The year in queer: An A-Z guide to the exceptional LGBTQ arts and … Continue reading What We’re Reading – January 4, 2019

Fair Winds & Following Seas: Closing Thoughts on “The Arctic”

In The Arctic: Real and Imagined Views from the Nineteenth Century, we see how art serves not only as a record of historical events but as a direct influence upon how that history gets told. As more and more Europeans made their way to the Canadian Arctic in the 19th century in search of the … Continue reading Fair Winds & Following Seas: Closing Thoughts on “The Arctic”