February 5, 2014

Tuesday Docent Samantha Knopp Weighs In

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Written by Samantha Knopp You pay your admission; walk around silently viewing objects on the walls and floor. You see something strange and don’t really understand what’s going on but don’t know who to ask. Maybe your question is silly, inappropriate, or will reveal just how out of place you feel. Feeling uncomfortable and confused you leave… more cultured? Okay,…

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January 16, 2014

Reflections by Saturday Docent, Alexandra Bischoff

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Written by Alexandra Bischoff With this post we’re kicking off a new series where we ask our current interns to write about their experience with us and some of the things they are learning. We’re starting with our regular Saturday docent, Alexandra Bischoff. For the first three weeks of my internship at the rennie collection, I was gluttonous for information….

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September 12, 2013

New Release: Andrew Grassie Catalogue

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Andrew Grassie: Collected Workscatalogue now available Scottish-born Andrew Grassie’s diminutive, hyper-realistic tempera paintings have a presence that neither photography nor oil painting can rival. This publication documents new works commissioned by rennie collection. Following the museum’s programming from its 2009 inception, Grassie created paintings from its previous five exhibitions: Mona Hatoum, Richard Jackson, Thomas Houseago and Amy Bessone, Martin Creed,…

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July 15, 2013

New rennie museum Exhibition: Summer 2013

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rennie collection is pleased to present an exhibition of works by a selection of internationally renowned artists: Pablo Bronstein, Aaron Curry, Andrew Grassie, Louise Lawler, Mike Nelson, Roman Ondak and Ian Wallace. The exhibition runs from July 13 to October 5, 2013. While all of these artists have their own distinctly unique styles and practices, the exhibit creates a unifying…

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June 20, 2012

rennie Loan Program

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WORKS ON LOAN – It’s been a while since we’ve done an update about where else around the world you might find the collection. Three works by Vancouver native Andrew Dadson are currently on display not far from us at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle as a part of his Brink Prize exhibition. Dadson is the biennial winner of…

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May 7, 2012

rennie collection: Evening of Cinema

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rennie collection is pleased to present, for one night only, an evening of cinema on May 25, 2012 by Italian artist Francesco Vezzoli. This event, which runs from 7-9pm, is the first exhibition of Vezzoli’s work in Vancouver. Proceeds from ticket and drink sales will benefit UNIT/PITT Projects, and everyone involved in the evening, from Collection staff to former interns…

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May 4, 2012

rennie collection x ECUAD x Union Gospel Mission

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We’ve just completed a large collaborative project with Emily Carr University and Union Gospel Mission to create and install art in the dining hall of the new UGM building. Taking shape as a class at ECU called ‘The Vicinity of Painting’, 14 students worked tirelessly with their instructor, the Collection and UGM to create beautiful and meaningful installations for the…

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January 23, 2012

rennie Speaker Series: Damian Moppett

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Damian Moppett Artist Talk Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 7pm Emily Carr University Lecture Hall Room 301, South Building Damian Moppett charts a self-reflective studio practice spanning photography, sculpture, drawing, painting and video, often using one medium to examine another. rennie collection is currently presenting the first comprehensive survey of his work from November 21, 2011 to April 21, 2012,…

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December 16, 2011

Donation of Brian Jungen’s “Court” (2004)

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rennie collection is pleased to announce the donation of Brian Jungen’s Court (2004) to the National Gallery of Canada. Acquired by the rennie collection in February 2004, Court is an important work that deals with the themes of cultural identity and social injustice that are central to both the rennie collection and Jungen’s oeuvre. Brian Jungen was born and raised…

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November 18, 2011

rennie Speaker Series: Dr. Cliff Lauson

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Dr. Cliff Lauson TalkWednesday, November 23, 2011 at 7pmEmily Carr University Lecture HallRoom 301, South Building Dr. Cliff Lauson is the curator of the Hayward Gallery at Southbank Centre in London, UK. His recent exhibitions include Tracey Emin (Love Is What You Want), Ernesto Neto (The Edges of the World) and Ron Terada (Ron Terada: Who I Think I Am)….

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