May 2, 2017

New rennie museum Exhibition – Ian Wallace: Collected Works

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rennie museum is pleased to announce a solo exhibition featuring rarely and never-before seen historic works of renowned Vancouver artist Ian Wallace. Highlighting Wallace’s perennial exploration of social issues, the works presented will also examine the crux of his artistic process: the intersectionality between public and private, personal and universal, process and production, abstraction and representation. The exhibition runs May…

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March 23, 2017

Simon Starling at rennie museum

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Simon Starling on the process of making work, collaborating with craftsmen and his relationship to modernism. Interviewed on the occasion of ‘Simon Starling: Collected Works’ exhibited at rennie museum, November 18, 2016 – March 25, 2017. Simon Starling at rennie museum from rennie collection on Vimeo. VIDEO & EDIT: Milena Salazar

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March 8, 2017

Recycled Design

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Written by Gregory Woollgar Simon Starling refers to his art as storytelling*. He is invested in ideas loaded with specificity and particulars. Viewers can usually only unpack his works by encountering a back story and sifting through the facts. To bridge this distance between the final work and their dense inspirations, Starling writes heavily about his pieces. They are the…

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January 16, 2017

Rodney Graham Catalogue Now Available

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We proudly share with you our newest and most ambitious catalogue to date, which commemorates the multi-venue celebration of Rodney Graham in the artist’s home town of Vancouver. Anchored by a major scholarly essay by Mark Godfrey, Senior Curator of International Art at Tate Modern, and accompanied by dozens of full-page colour illustrations of Graham’s works, the book also includes a…

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January 13, 2017

Consider the Bomb

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Written by Gregory Woollgar The atomic bomb is the figure of death looming over modernity. The promise of apocalypse has never been so close to humanity as it was during the Second World War and the Cold War. The irony is that this phenomenon was entirely self-propelled—it occurred through the guise of technological advancement. This pinnacle of science and technology,…

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January 4, 2017

rennie Speaker Series: Simon Starling

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Did you miss our our most recent rennie Speaker Series with Simon Starling? Here’s your chance to watch the talk! Hear Simon Starling talk about the works exhibited at rennie museum between November 18, 2016 and March 25, 2017. rennie Speaker Series: Simon Starling from rennie collection on Vimeo.

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December 16, 2016

Happy Holidays from rennie collection

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rennie museum will be closed for the holidays between December 23. Tours of Simon Starling: Collected Works will resume on January 4th, 2017.

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November 14, 2016

rennie Speaker Series Presents: Simon Starling

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The intricate work of British artist Simon Starling is the subject of the latest exhibition held at rennie museum. This marks the first time the Turner Prize recipient has held a solo exhibition in the West Coast since 2002. Starling’s practice explores meditations on fundamental ideas about sculpture, mass, and material, an exercise that stimulates alternative views of our modern…

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October 20, 2016

New rennie museum Exhibition: Simon Starling

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The intricate work of British artist Simon Starling is the subject of the latest exhibition held at rennie museum. This marks the first time the Turner Prize recipient has held a solo exhibition in the West Coast since 2002. Starling’s practice explores meditations on fundamental ideas about sculpture, mass, and material, an exercise that stimulates alternative views of our modern…

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October 12, 2016

Testing the Boundaries of Knowledge and Perception

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Written by Mariah Brusatore Conceptual art of the late 1960s and 1970s often included photography as artists began to investigate the medium as a way to critique, symbolize or explore reality. The movement asserts that “the idea itself, even if it is not made visual, is as much of art as any finished product,” as discussed by artist Sol LeWitt…

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