Monthly Archives: July 2011

Silk aspirations take a long and winding road

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CINDA CHAVICH VANCOUVER— Special to The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007

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Silk Art Demands Attention

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The Georgia Straight August 17, 2006 Textile artist Joanna Staniszkis doesn’t do things by halves. When she started working with silk about four years ago, her aim was “to go deep, deep into the fabric”—to its genesis, in fact, with … Continue reading

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GU XIONG: An Essay, by Melanie McLaughlin

GU XIONG: An Essay Melanie McLaughlin “In China, I dreamt about freedom and democracy, but when I arrived here, I found I had lost everything. No one could even understand what I was saying. Reality had totally overcome my romantic … Continue reading

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Judith Currelly in Westworld Magazine

Photograph by Gillian Proctor

Profile: Judith Currelly An artist-cum-bush-pilot finds mythic ghosts in Canada’s north Westworld BC, Summer 2011 By Daniel Wood Flying reveals the bones of the Earth. Judith Currelly Maybe it begins during one of those all-too-brief winter days with a wolf … Continue reading

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Background, by David O. Williams

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Background By David O. Williams Beaver Creek Magazine An international force in the contemporary art scene, Chihuly’s studio in Seattle has launched the prolific artist and his chosen medium to worldwide critical acclaim; and more than 200 museums, from Israel … Continue reading

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Excessive, wilful, larger than life.

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Excessive, wilful, larger than life. In short: An American By Michael Harris The Vancouver Sun Thursday, May 29, 2003 Chihuly in Vancouver, May 2003 May 29 – June 21, 2003 The captain of the American Studio Glass movement, Dale Chihuly, … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly: A World of Glass

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De Joung Persian Ceiling By Jennifer  Modenessi Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune June 30, 2008 SAN  FRANCISCO, CA  – It was while walking around Dale Chihuly’s surreal “Mille Fiori” garden that  the power of his exhibit began to sink in. This … Continue reading

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ArtNexus, 2003

I am Who I am, mixed media installation, Panama City

Gu Xiong: I Am Who I Am MultipleCity, Panama 2003 (Fundacion Arte Panama) Excerpted from ArtNexus.com Timed to coincide with the nation’s centennial, MultipleCity presented a radical new vision of art as social praxis. The exhibition featured fourteen local and … Continue reading

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Georgia Straight, 2005

In Pepsi Home, from his new photography show at Diane Farris Gallery, Gu Xiong captures the plight of a family that has left the countryside for Shanghai.

Gu Xiong: Shifting By Robin Laurence Georgia Straight September 22, 2005 Gu Xiong has always held a sensitive finger to the cultural pulse. Born in Chongqing, Sichuan Province, in the People’s Republic of China, he was trained there in traditional … Continue reading

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Melbourne, 2003

Xue Mo, Blue Series 4, 2002

Portrait or Portrayal – Paintings by Xue  Mo By Katherine Wilkinson Melbourne, 2003 In the 20th Century, many Asian artists have sited, in the human figure, the portrayal and exploration of their  own and their society’s identity and history and its changing  relationship … Continue reading

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