Curator Q+A: Ann Morin on Vivian Maier

By Zoltan Varadi, Glenbow Museum When Anne Morin first encountered the work of Vivian Maier, the mysterious photographer’s name was but a whisper among a select few individuals. Morin, director of the Madrid-based diChroma Photography, was in New York, paying a visit to gallerist Howard Greenberg when he asked her if she wanted to see … Continue reading Curator Q+A: Ann Morin on Vivian Maier

A Vivian Maier Primer

When Vivian Maier's cache of photographs was discovered in 2007, a door was opened onto a fascinating art world mystery that has continued to twist and evolve, unspooling new threads even now, well over a decade later. Beyond the core story – Vivian Maier was an extremely private woman who shot thousands of masterful photographs … Continue reading A Vivian Maier Primer

Winter 2020 Exhibitions Preview, Pt I

February is for photography! It's become an annual tradition at Glenbow to kick off the year with a great photo exhibition as we align with the annual Exposure Photography Festival, and this coming year is no exception. We're thrilled to bring you Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands, chock full of stunning images by one … Continue reading Winter 2020 Exhibitions Preview, Pt I

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

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