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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February 7, 2019

Press Release | Spring 2019: Collected Works

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rennie museum is pleased to present Spring 2019: Collected Works, a group exhibition encompassing the mediums of photography, painting and film. A portraiture of the collecting spirit, the works exhibited invite exploration of what collected objects, and both the considered and unintentional ways they are displayed, inform us. Featuring the works of four artists—Andrew Grassie, William E. Jones, Louise Lawler…

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December 14, 2018

The Power of Six Letters

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Written by Ceilidh Munroe   A few years ago, my brother called me and told me that a group of white men at a party had maliciously called him a nigger. He was distraught and I felt physically ill. Why is it that a single word can have such an effect? Throughout history, ‘white’ has been positioned as beautiful, good,…

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November 21, 2018

Beauty Through the Lens of Kerry James Marshall

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Written by Ceilidh Munroe I have curly hair. I currently consider this a blessing; I wear it out with pride and never straighten it, but I can tell you right away that this mindset was a long time coming. The child of a Jamaican father and Canadian mother, I spent my adolescent years in Calgary, Alberta, poring over Seventeen Magazine…

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November 16, 2018

Kerry James Marshall and the African Diaspora

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Written by Troy Johnson Kerry James Marshall has tasked himself with reconciling an almost exclusively white history of Western art with unequivocal and unapologetic blackness. His works consistently address the push and pull African American artists face within the diaspora. I have chosen two pieces from Rennie Museum’s Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works exhibition that articulate this experience expertly: one,…

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September 28, 2018

rennie museum Book Club Returns!

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Every Tuesday, October 9 – November 66:00- 7:15 PMRegister HERE rennie museum is excited to announce the second installment of the rennie museum Book Club! In conjunction with our Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works exhibition, we invite literature and art enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the science-fiction classic Kindred by African-American writer Octavia Butler. Every Tuesday, from October 9 to…

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