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November 2014

The Toulouse Lecture

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was an astonishingly inventive artist who was an aristocrat, dwarf, and dipsomaniac who died just short of his 37th birthday. The lecture will however separate the artist’s extraordinarily innovative art from the details of his colourful life. Hollis Clayson will focus on four topics: his invention of the imagery by which we know Belle Epoque Paris, his pioneering work in the medium of the poster, his triumph with the artistic avant garde as well as a mass…

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Art for Lunch: Film as Art?

November 20 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Film as Art? A Moving Image features the work of 5 contemporary artists of international acclaim. Each uses time-based media, such as film and video, as the focus of their artistic practice. But what is Video Art exactly? Why do I have to see it in gallery, instead of just watching it on YouTube? Using works in A Moving Image, this Art for Lunch explores these questions and unpacks some of the challenges of video art. Thursday, November 20 12:10-12:50…

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December 2014

December 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Located within exhibition spaces, Conversation with the Artist is an ongoing series that features informal and engaging talks between artists, curators and audience members. Join us as we discuss the works featured in the RBC New Works exhibition COLIN SMITH: Obscure Inversions. Friday, December 5, 6:30 pm RBC New Works Gallery, Second Level Free More information >

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Curator’s Tour: Suburbia: A Model Life

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Get a behind the scenes perspective of Suburbia: A Model Life as AGA curator Kristy Triner walks you through the exhibition. With Kristy Trinier, AGA Curator Tuesday, December 9, 7 pm Exhibition Space, Second Level $15/ $8 AGA Members Free for Ultra and Curator’s Circle Members and Artist Patrons Purchase tickets >

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1 Night Of… The City

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

This multidisciplinary forum will present invited speakers to debate the question: What makes a City? What is the future of the city? During this event, the idea of The City will be approached from a variety of perspectives, including urban planning and development, artists exploring social practices in the public domain and architecture. One Night Of…The City is hosted in conjunction with a suite of current AGA exhibitions that explores different aspects of the city represented in video, sculpture and…

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Art for Lunch: Reinventing the Home

December 18 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Art Gallery of Alberta,
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1 Canada

Reinventing the Home Levittown, located on Long Island, was the first large-scale suburb in North America and is considered an archetype for post-war residential areas throughout the continent. In this Art for Lunch we will compare Levittown to our city’s Mill Woods in a conversation that explores and contrasts suburban development. Thursday, December 18 12:10-12:50 pm Ledcor Theatre Foyer Free

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