Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Descent of Fury

‘Fury’, a sculpture by Walter Bachinski descended into the bowels of kw|ag today, with a little help from the kw|ag team – our Registrar Cindy led the charge with installation gents Ian and Gareth plus the multi-talented Matt, our graphic … Continue reading

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The Concept of Like

Scott Adam wrote on his Dilbert blog, “‘We’re funny that way. We assume our personal preferences are the standard by which all art should be judged.” In other words I like, what I like, because I like it. Simple. But … Continue reading

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A pre-Bieber, true wild one, William Ronald

Author Iris Nowell delivered a copy of her new book “Painters 11: The Wild Ones of Canadian Art” to KW|AG today. Inside, Nowell recounts the life and work of Painters 11, a feisty band of Toronto artists who rose to … Continue reading

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Here, There and Nowhere

Serial kw|ag educator Steve Lavigne is showcased in the group exhibition “Here, There and Nowhere,” at the Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Project in Toronto.  Steve’s work comes from a new series of drawings and collages inspired by architectural illustrations and … Continue reading

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Can you cry on cue?

kw|ag received this from AKIMBO this morning and couldn’t resist passing it on. It isn’t everyday that you see this type of request, especially for nuit blanche (oct 2), an event that we love! Pass it on… WANTED: Actors who … Continue reading

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A Nervous Decade, the catalogue arrives at KW|AG

We’re excited. The accompanying catalogue to the A Nervous Decade traveling, solo exhibition of works by Canadian painter, John Kissick has arrived at KW|AG. The lush catalogue published by kw|ag and the Kelowna Art Gallery features works from the show in … Continue reading

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Student Video on the Cube Premiere

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Pop-ups and Pulp Fiction

Joseph Fung, a member of kw|ag’s Board of Directors, current Director of IT & Collaboration Strategies at CIGI and entrepreneurial man about town spotted these fantastic 3D Art works made with old pulp fiction book covers. Created by American artist … Continue reading

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KW|AG marks the passing of a passionate arts advocate.

Shirley Thomson,  former head of the National Gallery of Canada and an extraordinary advocate for the arts in Canada passed away August 10th at the age of 80. “Shirley will be remembered with affection and respect by her colleagues at … Continue reading

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Under Wraps

Yarn storming, or the practice of covering the urban environment with removable knitted bits, has recently been spotted in Waterloo Region, with unknown enthusiasts “cosying” everything from a stop sign to a bicycle rack. Urban yarn storming is not new. … Continue reading

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