Vancouver Art Gallery Presents Major Retrospective of the Work of Ian Wallace « At the intersection of painting and photography »
Exhibition Surveys 45 Year Career of One of Canada’s Earliest and Most Prominent Practitioners of Photoconceptualism
Vancouver, B.C. – One of Canada’s most significant artists, Ian Wallace has played a fundamental role in the development of contemporary art since the late 1960s by bringing together two great image-making traditions, painting and photography. Opening on October 27th, the Vancouver Art Gallery’s exhibition Ian Wallace: At the Intersection of Painting and Photography is an expansive survey of his artistic career, mapping Wallace’s creative trajectory from the mid-sixties to the present while providing unprecedented insight into his contribution to contemporary art.
“This is the most comprehensive survey of Wallace’s work which has ever been presented,&r...
Ian Wallace and Pae White at The Power PlantCurated by Gregory Burke, Director of The Power Plant
Fall 2010 at The Power Plant features the premiere of two new projects by two acclaimed artists as part of the gallery's annual Commissioning Program, which has seen the creation of new work by artists such as Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Simon Starling, Scott Lyall, Candice Breitz, and Lawrence Weiner. The 2010 Commissions have been awarded to senior Canadian artist Ian Wallace and mid-career Californian artist Pae White. Both artists' commissions act as the centrepieces of their respective solo exhibitions on view at The Power Plant.
For over four decades, renowned Vancouver artist Ian Wallace has drawn on both the broad sweep of art history as well as more recent developments in contemporary art to inform a wide range of innovative and conceptually rigorous installa...