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¤ 213 descriptions and
¤ 672 images organized into
¤ 20 themes, referring to
¤ 572 artists and
¤ 87 curators
New Work by Steve Higgins
20 Apr 2013 – 28 Jul 2013
By transposing his charcoal drawings into a wooden structure, Steve Higgins will create a temporary sculpture on an ambitious scale rarely seen in Halifax.
Halifax Harbour in War Time by Arthur Lismer
23 May 2013 – 11 Aug 2013
The exhibition contains five paintings and four lithographs completed during Lismer’s tenure as Principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design (now Nova Scotia College of Art and Design) in the period 1916-1919.
The Art Bank in the 21st Century
17 Aug 2013 – 10 Nov 2013
The Canada Council Art Bank holds the largest collection of Canadian contemporary art on the planet. As the Art Bank marks its 40th anniversary, this exhibition draws on its latest additions to profile current art practices and to assess the vitality of the program under the banner of "democracy and democratization."
August Sander: Objective Romantic
7 Sep 2013 – 20 Oct 2013
August Sander (1876-1964) counts among the great 20th-century photographers. Primarily known for his vast collective portrait of the German people, Sander also made superb photographs of landscapes and architectural subjects.
|Placing Spaces, Spacing Places
Canadian Experimental Films & Videos since 1990
17 Jul 2003 – 31 Jul 2003
For this sequel of Changing Times, the video and experimental film series presented by MSVU Art Gallery in 2002, recent works by Kika Thorne, Paulette Phillips, Michael Snow, Manon Labreque, Nelson Henricks and other Canadian artists have been selected for their relevance to the politics and poetics of location.
|Flaming Creatures: New Tendencies in Canadian Video
13 Aug 1999 – 3 Oct 1999
A program of 17 tapes by American and Canadian artists, the exhibition links contemporary critical poetics to Jack Smith's outrageous film Flaming Creatures, made in 1962.