New Work by Steve Higgins 20 Apr 2013 – 28 Jul 2013
By transposing his charcoal drawings into a wooden structure, Steve Higgins will create a temporary sculpture on an ambitious scale rarely seen in Halifax.
Halifax Harbour in War Time by Arthur Lismer 23 May 2013 – 11 Aug 2013
The exhibition contains five paintings and four lithographs completed during Lismer’s tenure as Principal of the Victoria School of Art and Design (now Nova Scotia College of Art and Design) in the period 1916-1919.
Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980 19 Mar 2011 – 8 May 2011
Organized around urban and regional centres of art
production, this exhibition captures the exuberant ‘traffic‘ between them during the inaugural phase of conceptual art, one of the most transformative art movements of the late
Art Metropole: The Top 100 Organized by the National Gallery of Canada 12 Jan 2008 – 22 Mar 2008
Art Metropole began in the 1970s as an informal agency of Torontonian and NSCAD-affiliated artists. It evolved into a unique Toronto artist-run centre, collecting and distributing alternative artworks that bypassed the art market with accessibly-priced artists’ multiples such as audio recordings, videos, bookworks and postcards.
Fixations 6 Mar 1999 – 11 Apr 1999
Curatorial Assistant Robert Zingone curated this pairing of a video by David Askevold and a photo-text installation by Ellen Moffat.
Action/Performance & the Photograph 11 Jan 1997 – 9 Feb 1997
The images resulting of conceptual and body art events of the 1960s and 1970s were often orchestrated by artists specifically for the camera. Some became documents; others, art objects.