September 9th, 2011
Hold on to your black turtlenecks and horn-rimmed glasses, friends. It’s about to get all artsy-fartsy up in here.
If you’ve seen District 9 or the Chronicles of Narnia, you’re already familiar with his work. Now Vancouver-based sculptor James Stewart, whose pieces are so realistic they veer towards the grotesque, will be exhibiting his latest works Sept. 8th - Oct. 2nd at 5 W. Pender St., Vancouver. —Kelsey Dundon
The Contemporary Art Gallery is celebrating 40 years with an exhibition featuring the work of three artists rarely exhibited in Canada. Corita Kent’s '60s pop art silkscreen prints (pictured) and Thomas Bewick’s wood engraved vignettes will fill the downtown space, while Federico Herrero’s Vibrantes is an outside commission featuring sheets of coloured adhesive vinyl on the front of the building. Contemporary Art Gallery, 555 Nelson St., Vancouver, www.contemporaryartgallery.ca. Sept. 9th - Oct. 30th. —Alexandra Suhner Isenberg
Dougal Graham’s solo show Only at Night at the Trench Gallery will please the eyes of art and fashion lovers alike. His work, which includes paintings and jewelry, are an investigation into society’s never ending obsession with fashion, the body and the transient material world. Check out our editor’s blog for more images of his paintings and jewelry. Trench Gallery, 102-148 Alexander St., Vancouver, www.trenchgallery.com, Sept 16th - Oct 15th. —Alexandra Suhner Isenberg