May 12, 2018

Newsletter: New Exhibition: Kerry James Marshall

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rennie museum is proud to announce a survey of works by Kerry James Marshall spanning thirty-two years of the artist’s career. Drawn entirely from rennie collection, Kerry James Marshall: Collected Works features over 30 pieces from the artist’s complex body of work, which interrogates the sparse historical representation of African-Americans through painting, sculpture, drawing and other media. The exhibition opens June 2nd and runs…

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May 4, 2018

Manifesting Peace

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Written by Darya Kosilova Over the six-week run of our Yoko Ono: Mend Piece (March 1-April 15, 2018) exhibition the Education Program at Rennie Museum hosted 184 young visitors from ten Vancouver schools. The diverse groups, ranging in ages five to eighteen, learned about the interdisciplinary career of Yoko Ono and participated in Ono’s instructional artwork MEND PIECE, Andrea Rosen…

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March 29, 2018

Lara Favaretto Catalogue Now Available

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We are pleased to announce our Lara Favaretto catalogue is now available for purchase. The publication commemorates the artist’s first solo exhibition in Canada. Favaretto’s art practice explores the absurdities of modern life, consumer culture, and obsolescence through the juxtaposition of binary opposites. The colourful celebratory visual language present in her work is thwarted by the mundane nature of its subject…

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March 6, 2018

Exhibition Extended: Yoko Ono

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In response to the tremendous success of Yoko Ono: Mend Piece, we are extending the exhibition until April 15, 2018 and adding two extra days of visits!    With additional visitation days on Tuesdays and Fridays, the exhibition is now open to the public five days a week. If you haven’t been able to book your visit, now is your chance to come…

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February 2, 2018

rennie Speaker Series: Gary Simmons

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Did you miss our most recent rennie Speaker Series talk by Gary Simmons? Staging history through the looking glass of popular culture, Simmons’ work exposes the impossibility of abolishing racial and cultural stereotypes from our shared memory, presenting a balanced, forthright address of racial, social and cultural politics. On November 15, 2017, artist talked about the recurring ideas and new…

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January 24, 2018

New rennie museum Exhibition: Yoko Ono

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This March, rennie museum is pleased to present Yoko Ono’s MEND PIECE, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City version (1966/2015). Illustrating Ono’s long standing artistic quest in social activism and world peace, this instructional work will transform the historic Wing Sang building into an intimate space for creative expression and bring people together in an act of collective healing and meditation. The installation…

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January 9, 2018

Exhibition Walkthrough: Ian Wallace

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Exhibition walkthrough of ‘Ian Wallace: Collected Works’ at Rennie Museum, May 27 – October 14, 2017. Exhibition Walkthrough: Ian Wallace from Rennie Collection on Vimeo. VIDEO & EDIT: Milena Salazar

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December 20, 2017

The Poignancy of Plywood

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Written by Sophia Lapres Ian Wallace has long engaged with representations of locale. Many of his works draw from Vancouver’s urban environment and history, and focus primarily on questions of space. These pieces often feature large monochromatic sections, sometimes printed with plywood patterns. I have found these plywood monoprints to be particularly interesting aspects of Wallace’s composition, as they impart…

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November 24, 2017

Exhibition Walkthrough: Simon Starling

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Exhibition walkthrough of Simon Starling: Collected Works at rennie museum, November 18, 2016 – March 25, 2017. Exhibition Walkthrough: Simon Starling from rennie collection on Vimeo. VIDEO & EDIT: Milena Salazar

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November 22, 2017

Poolside Perspectives

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Written by Sophia Lapres Ian Wallace’s large scale photographic works explore the intersection between the mediums of painting and photography. His works feature both photographic and painted moments, but what is the primary medium of these works? Most of the canvases’ surface is dedicated to the photograph— the coloured bars read more as addendum. Interestingly, Wallace refers to these large…

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