Curator Q + A: Madeleine Trudeau on Metamorphosis

By Zoltan Varadi, Glenbow Museum Sexuality, gender construction and body image. Aging and mortality. Transformation. The artworks in Metamorphosis: Contemporary Canadian Portraits explore big themes, sometimes all within one piece. The exhibition is the third in a five part collaboration between Glenbow and Library and Archives Canada and draws on material from both institutions by … Continue reading Curator Q + A: Madeleine Trudeau on Metamorphosis

Curator Conversation: Ladylikeness

“Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter,” once said Oscar Wilde, which leaves us to ponder what the artworks in Ladylikeness: Historical Portraits of Women by Women reveal about their creators. In short, quite a lot. Through Ladylikeness, which Glenbow produced in partnership with Library … Continue reading Curator Conversation: Ladylikeness

Ladylikeness Preview

This year we're marking International Women's Day (Friday, March 8) with the opening of the exhibition Ladylikeness: Historical Portraits of Women by Women, produced in partnership with Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Glenbow's Sarah Todd, who co-curated Ladylikeness with LAC's Madeleine Trudeau, gives us a sneak peek at two artworks — a painting and a … Continue reading Ladylikeness Preview