Monthly Archives: January 2012

Roberta Bondar | Going where no Canadian Woman had gone before!

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January 22, 1992, with the launch of the Space Shuttle Discover’s flight, Dr Roberta Bondar realized a childhood dream and became Canada’s first woman in space. During the eight day flight, as a payload specialist she conducted over forty advanced … Continue reading

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Jeffery Spalding | Artists Caught in Hitler’s Web

Oscar Cahén, Traumoeba, 1956. Oil on masonite, 36 x 48 inches

Two historically significant Canadian abstract painters Oscar Cahén (1916-1956) and Gershon Iskowitz (1921-1988) made important contributions to the evolution of mid-20th Century modernism.   Jeffrey Spalding gives us a history of these artists and introduces a new chapter to an often … Continue reading

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Gu Xiong | Waterscapes Review, 2012

Gu Xiong, Becoming Rivers, detail (2010), acrylic on canvas -Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo BC, Sep 9-Jan 7

By Mia Johnson Preview Gallery Guide January 2012

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