A dif­fer­ent per­spec­tive

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Saulteaux First Na­tions Cana­dian artist Robert Houle stands next to his oil paint­ing, “O-ween du muh waun”, at the open­ing of the sum­mer ex­hi­bi­tions at the Con­fed­er­a­tion Cen­tre Art Gallery. The paint­ing’s name in English is “We Were Told”. It de­picts a re-imag­ined ver­sion of Benjamin West’s paint­ing, “The Death of Gen­eral Wolfe”. Houle’s paint­ing gives a dif­fer­ent per­spec­tive by re­mov­ing the Bri­tish and French forces from West’s orig­i­nal.

is fea­tur­ing Ju­lia Rita The­ri­ault’s ex­hibit, “Coun­try P.E.I.”, un­til July 28. Con­tact Giselle Déziel at 902-5663347 for in­for­ma­tion on dis­play­ing in the gallery.

De­tails Past and Present Gallery is on Vic­to­ria Row in Char­lot­te­town, 166 Rich­mond St. Check out

Pin­hole Pho­tog­ra­phy Gallery is the home stu­dio/dark­room of Char­lot­te­town artist/pin­hole pho­tog­ra­pher, Mary Carr-Chais­son. Call 902-628-1575, email mary@ pin­hole­pho­to­gallery.com or visit www.pin­hole­pho­to­gallery.

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