The trusted guide to galleries and museums throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Contemporary Calgary, Calgary, AB - To May 22
The World Health Organization’s declaration of the novel coronavirus pandemic on March 11, 2020 set off a range of responses affecting every aspect of daily life. But for every closure there was an opening, a new pathway, often with a view to structural problems (patriarchy, enslavement, unequal access to resources) that have plagued humankind since time immemorial – not only in our daily life, but in the way artists bring that life to light. Contemporary Calgary takes this ... Read More
British Columbia is set to welcome the Chinese Canadian Museum to a permanent location in the historic Wing Sang Building in Vancouver’s Chinatown. A recent announcement from the BC government confirmed its commitment of $27.5 million to support the acquisition of the building, along with its planning and operations. The museum is scheduled to open in its new home in summer 2023.
In conversation with Preview, Grace Wong, chair of the Chinese Canadian ... Read More
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA - April 2, 2022 - Feb 5, 2023
Donna Huanca is an interdisciplinary artist working across and integrating the disciplines of painting, sculpture, performance, video and sound. Her installations focus on the relationship of the human body to space and identity. Within an installation, Huanca layers different media, painting on performers’ bodies and grouping paintings and sculptures to form sets for performances. Photographs of performers are printed onto canvas and reworked as paintings. These iterations ... Read More
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR - To June 5
This nationally traveling exhibition highlights the Mexican Modernist art movement, celebrating two artists whose life stories and creative innovations were influential for generations. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were central figures in a vibrant artistic renaissance that began to flourish in the 1920s, following the Mexican Revolution.
The married couple had many peers who were among a bigger picture of artists, activist and writers who considered the social, ... Read More