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Judy Radul: World Rehearsal Court - Online Catalogue

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Judy Radul: World Rehearsal Court


The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is pleased to present the online catalogue, Judy Radul: World Rehearsal Court, of the exhibition presented at the Belkin Art Gallery from October 9 to December 6, 2009. In 2010 the exhibition traveled to the Generali Foundation in Vienna, Austria and to Media City Seoul in Korea, and in June 2011 it will be presented at the Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter in Oslo, Norway.

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Rebecca Belmore: Fountain
Venice Biennale

Vancouver Aboriginal artist Rebecca Belmore was Canada’s official representative at the 2005 Venice Biennale of Visual Art, the world’s oldest and most prestigious venue for the international display of contemporary art. The Kamloops Art Gallery and the University of British Columbia’s Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, which proposed Rebecca Belmore as the Biennale candidate, were the institutions selected in a nationwide competition to represent Canadian visual arts at the event. The 51st edition of the Venice Biennale took place in June 2005.

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Ruins in Process: Vancouver Art in the Sixties


The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at The University of British Columbia and the grunt gallery, Vancouver, are delighted to announce the launch of Ruins in Process: Vancouver Art in the Sixties, an online resource and digital archive incorporating hundreds of photographs, press clippings, audio recordings and film clips

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Wilfrid and Sheila Watson Collection

This exhibition marks the bequest of noted Canadian writers, Sheila and Wilfred Watson. Most of the works in this show are by their good friend Jack Shadbolt, but the collection also includes works by David Blackwood, Molly Lamb Bobak, Emily Carr, A.Y. Jackson, Michael Ayrton, Henry Moore, and Alberta artist Norman Yates.

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The Language of Mesmerization / The Mesmerization of Language

Laiwan is an artist and writer recognized for her interdisciplinary practice based in poetics and philosophy. Born in Zimbabwe of Chinese parents, she immigrated to Canada in 1977 to leave the war in Rhodesia. THE LANGUAGE OF MESMERIZATION casts its own hypnotics. The viewer as translator is requested to work from its equation and with this web version to activate an intervention.

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Twenty Questions:
Recent Acquisitions to the Painting and Drawing Collections

Over the past several years the gallery has acquired many significant paintings and drawings through donation and purchase. In the summer of 2000 we exhibited a group of these works

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Most Sincerely, Ray Johnson

An exhibition of formal works and an investigation of the influence of the New York Correspondance School on the Canadian Avant-Garde. The exhibition was initiated by Scott Watson, Michael Morris and Vincent Trasov and was curated by Michael Morris and Sharla Sava. In addition to this web-site, a catalogue which includes an exhibition check list, critical essays and a chronology was published.

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Quartet for the Year 4698 or 5760

A multi-media collaboration between Vancouver-based artist Laiwan and virtuoso clarinetist Lori Freedman from Winnipeg.

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