June 26, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Jordan Casteel

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American figurative painter Jordan Casteel (b. 1989, Denver, CO) has focused on depicting the lived experiences of her friends, family, and strangers she meets on the streets of her neighbourhood in Harlem, New York. She is particularly drawn to representing Black men, an interest which stemmed from a culmination of experiences she had during an artist residency in Gloucester, Massachusetts,…

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June 26, 2019

July: rennie Loans

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A robust lending program ensures rennie collection is shared across the globe with numerous institutions, including Centre Georges Pompidou, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museo Jumex, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian and Tate, to name a few. For the month of July you’ll find rennie collection artworks in Toronto, ON; Orlando, FL; and Bloomfield…

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May 22, 2019

June: rennie Loans

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A robust lending program ensures rennie collection is shared across the globe with numerous institutions, including Centre Georges Pompidou, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museo Jumex, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian and Tate, to name a few. For the month of June you’ll find rennie collection artworks in Denver, CO; Kitchener, ON; Ann Arbor,…

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April 24, 2019

Memories in Collected Objects

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Written by Fiorela Argueta When I visited the south of France, I collected various trinkets to take home: postcards from museums in Toulouse, a silver bracelet with a purple gem that I found in a shop that only sold lavender-themed items, and one pinkish seashell from a beach in Marseillan that, to this day, still has a few grains of…

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April 23, 2019

Featured Artwork: La Grande Jatte (after Georges Seurat)

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Written by Fiorela Argueta Richard Jackson’s La Grande Jatte (after Georges Seurat) (1992-2010) pushes the boundaries of painting production. In this work, Jackson recreates the late 1880s pointillist masterpiece by Georges Seurat by dipping pellets into paint and firing them from a pellet gun directly at the canvas. Jackson first conceived the idea in 1992 and to this day he…

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April 23, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Richard Jackson

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Richard Jackson (b. 1939, USA) is a contemporary artist influenced by abstract expressionism and action painting. Jackson studied Engineering at Sacramento State College from 1959 to 1961 where he was first introduced to art as he drew process layouts by hand. He did not finish his intended university studies and instead pursued his fascination with art. By the early 60s,…

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April 16, 2019

May: rennie Loans

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A robust lending program ensures rennie collection is shared across the globe with numerous institutions, including Centre Georges Pompidou, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museo Jumex, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian and Tate, to name a few. For the month of May you’ll find rennie collection artworks in Los Angeles and Sacramento, California. Frank…

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March 21, 2019

Meet Our Docents!

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Fiorela Argueta is currently finishing her BA Honours in Art History at the University of British Columbia. Her academic research interests reside in curatorial practices in contemporary galleries, archival theory, and Italian neorealism films. She is excited to be the docent for the Spring 2019: Collected Works exhibition at the rennie museum and to lead thematic discussions on collecting and photography….

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March 21, 2019

April: rennie Loans

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A robust lending program ensures rennie collection is shared across the globe with numerous institutions, including Centre Georges Pompidou, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Museo Jumex, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian and Tate, to name a few. For the month of April you’ll find rennie collection artworks in Chicago and Santa Barbara, California. Lara…

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March 9, 2019

Education Program at rennie museum!

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Located in Vancouver’s Chinatown, rennie museum’s exhibition program offers guided tours of high-calibre international art at no cost to the public. We are also proud to operate a free Education Program (K-12) that provides tours and workshops to school groups of all ages. These activities equip students with an expanded artistic vocabulary, allow them to develop their close reading skills, and include hands-on…

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