Howie Tsui, Retainers of Anarchy, 2016 (detail), algorithmic animation sequence, 5-channel video projection, 6-channel audio. Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery; purchased with proceeds from the Audain Emerging Artists Acquisition Fund. Photo: Vancouver Art Gallery.
Retainers of Anarchy
This exhibition brings together martial arts characters and techniques with social and political realities of present-day Hong Kong. Presented in the form of a 25-metre hand-drawn animation, Retainers of Anarchy offers an opportunity to reflect on notions of identity and nationhood.
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SAM Centre & Glenbow celebrate sharing of collections
The Calgary Stampede Foundation, the Calgary Stampede and Glenbow have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding to share collections and programming to ultimately bolster the exhibitions and experiences at Stampede’s SAM Centre, and further Glenbow’s vision of ensuring its col ...
Artist Christmas cards are a true gem of Glenbow’s collection. They offer a glimpse into a more personal and whimsical side of artistic production – there is something quite touching and intimate about these tiny, hand-made pieces that were shared with friends and family at t ...
On February 13, 2022, we shared a photo on social media of a group of women bowling in the 1950s in Lethbridge, AB. The woman taking her turn on the lane is Helen Charyk. To our immense delight, Helen’s granddaughter Samantha Palmer-Forrest saw the photo on Instagram and wrot ...
Prior to the opening of Glenbow’s purpose-built building in September 1976, the museum’s collection was spread over more than ten buildings throughout Calgary and Banff. Between 1955 and 1976, the public had access to portions of the collection held at these five locati ...
We’re embarking on a renovation that will transform our building into the JR Shaw Centre for Arts & Culture, a cultural landmark offering unparalleled access to Glenbow’s diverse collection of art and objects and exhibitions from around the world.
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