Posts Tagged ‘Vancouver Art Gallery’

Monet’s vision

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on September 30, 2017 in Art, Inspiration, Paintings | No Comments

I’ve long been a fan of Monet and seeing his recent show at the Vancouver Art Gallery reminded me once again of his brilliance – literally, his shining, his light. Cycling down the Seine to the sea in the 1970’s, …

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Out of Sight at the Nanaimo Art Gallery

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on October 6, 2016 in Art, Inspiration, Photography | No Comments

I’ve just returned from the Nanaimo Art Gallery’s current show, Out of Sight, a Vancouver Art Gallery touring exhibition of the works of Eadweard Muybridge and Harold Edgerton. Both photographers were fascinated by our subjective perception of motion, …

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Annual International Representational Show opens today

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on October 7, 2015 in Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

The Annual International Representational Show, sponsored by the Vancouver Art Gallery, opens today at the Federation Gallery on Granville Island. My painting “Patio Chairs, Greece” is hanging in this exhibit, alongside artwork from all over the world. The …

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Cezanne et al, revisited

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on April 23, 2015 in Art, Paintings | No Comments

Reflecting on the Vancouver Art Gallery show, ” Cezanne and the Modern“, while leafing through the catalogue recently, I am reminded of just how many sketches there were, but for me that was the strength of the show. Cezanne’s …

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A visit to the VAG

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on March 27, 2014 in Art, Paintings, Photography | 56 Comments

Saw the Lawren Harris & Edward Burtynsky exhibits at the VAG. Both, at a point, portray vast, beautiful, iconic images.

Harris underwent as broad and striking an artistic evolution as Picasso, from representative, to impressionistic, then sculptural, then geometric …

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