Vancouver Art Gallery’s Hot New Summer Season


Photographer Harry Callahan’s exhibit starts June 11

Art aficionados will surely be impressed by seven diverse exhibitions planned to roll out over the next new months.

Picasso-photo Cathy Carver

Photo credit: Cathy Carver

The collections showcase an extraordinary roster of art from the early 20th century to present day. Here are some highlights launching the month of June:


A painting from VAG’s Picasso exhibit

Picasso: The Artist and His Muses (June 11–October 2) examines the influence of six women in the life and work of Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, arguably the greatest artist of the 20th century.

Harry Callahan: The Street (June 11–September 5) celebrates one of the most influential 20th century photographers, showcasing Callahan’s lesser known, black and white and colour street photography that has been recently donated to the Gallery’s collection by Montreal-based Rossy Family Foundation.

NEXT: Stephen Waddell – Dark Matter Atlas (June 11–September 5) features never-before-exhibited new works by Vancouver-based artist Stephen Waddell—compelling and beautiful photographs of underground caverns in the United States, Canada and Lebanon.

An Agreeable State of Uncertainty (June 11–September 5) presents a range of approaches to depicting the city and the body, as seen in the work of Diane Arbus, Cindy Sherman, Robert Frank and Jack Shadbolt, among others, selected from the Gallery’s collection by Stephen Waddell.

Offsite: Marina Roy – Your Kingdom to Command (June 2–October 2) features Vancouver-based artist Marina Roy’s enormous and fascinating mural and fountain installation, exploring the physicality and significance of readymade objects.

For more info visit the Vancouver Art Gallery’s website.

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