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June 2015

Film: Jack Bush

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jack Bush 56 minutes | 1979 In an interview he gave before his death, Bush talks about his life, his work, and the development of art in Canada over the past 25 years. Exhibitions of his work are shown, in particular a retrospective at which he and his friend Clement Greenberg, noted New York art critic, talk about his paintings. Wednesday, June 3, 7pm Ledcor Theatre Free with Gallery Admission

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Heffel Fine Art Auction House Valuation Day

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Specialists from Heffel Fine Art Auction House will be in Edmonton conducting a free Valuation Day at the Gallery. Please book an appointment directly with Heffel via email at or by calling Heffel’s Calgary office at 403.238.6505. Limit of three artworks per person. Please provide as much information regarding the artwork as possible at the time of booking. Wednesday, June 10, 12 – 8pm Manning Hall Free 

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Modernism in Toronto: Or Border and Edge in the ‘Bush Garden’ with Shepherd Steiner

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This in-gallery lecture and optical attention lab focuses on the problem of line, framing edge and boundary in Jack Bush’s practice. The tension between graphic mark and colour field as well as Bush’s work against the figure/ground relationship will occupy the majority of our lab time. The lecture will focus on how these optical instabilities relate to modernism South of the border, what Northrop Frye calls the ‘garrison mentality’ of Canadian literature, the emergence of an art market in Toronto…

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July 2015

Dentons Canada Day

July 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Canada Day at your AGA with free Gallery admission, thanks to the support of Dentons Canada LLP. Bring the whole family for art activities and a chance to view our exciting exhibitions. Last admission at 4:30 pm

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