Fear & Fine Art

Do empty spa­ces give you the creeps? Deer Lake Gallery (page 32) has the cure: the ex­hibit Hor­ror Vacui. The art prin­ci­ple—also a fear, called keno­pho­bia—takes an aver­sion to white space and fills the void with vis­ually busy, dy­namic art that en­com­passes

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En­tan­gled: Two Views on Con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian Paint­ing More than 30 artists of­fer in­sight into two of the coun­try’s dom­i­nant modes of con­tem­po­rary paint­ing (to Jan 1). Gor­don Smith: The Black Paint­ings Com­plex, lay­ered works ex­plore the artist’s in­ter­est in how pain looks and feels (Oct 21-Feb 4). True Nordic: How Scan­di­navia In­flu­enced De­sign in Canada Ex­am­ines the in­flu­ence of Scan­di­na­vian craft and in­dus­trial de­sign on the de­vel­op­ment of Cana­dian cul­ture (Oct 28-Jan 28). Por­trait of the Artist: An Ex­hi­bi­tion From the Royal Col­lec­tion In over 80 works, this ex­hibit ex­am­ines how artists see them­selves and the role of artists in so­ci­ety (Oct 28-Feb 4). Gift shop and cafe with rooftop pa­tio. Daily 10 am-5 pm, Tu to 9 pm. $24, s/s $18, 6-12 $6.50, un­der 6 free, fam­ily $55. Tu ad­mis­sion by do­na­tion af­ter 5 pm. Su ad­mis­sion free for 12 and un­der. 750 Hornby St. 24-hr info 604662-4719. www.va­nart­gallery.bc.ca X Map 1: C5

Com­mer­Cial Drive

BRADEN HAM­MOND GLASS Works in glass, in­clud­ing jew­ellery, art and cus­tom light­ing. 101-1356 Frances St. 778288-4610. www.braden­ham­mond.com X Map 4: D4

HOD­NETT FINE ART STU­DIO GALLERY Housed in an old fur­ni­ture fac­tory, this unique space rep­re­sents such artists as Noel Hod­nett, Hiro Ya­m­a­gata and Margie Britz. 3201000 Parker St. 604-876-7606. www.hod­net­tfin­eart.com Map 4: D4

Down­town

ART BEATUS This off­shoot of a Hong Kong-based gallery fo­cuses on the in­creas­ingly sig­nif­i­cant area of con­tem­po­rary Asian art. Mu: Be­yond Du­al­ity Sculp­tures by Ju­nichiro Iwase are in­spired by Zen Bud­dhist teach­ings (to Nov 10). 108-808 Nel­son St. 604-688-2633. www.art­bea­tus.com X Map 1: C5

PEN­DU­LUM GALLERY Pop into this airy ex­hi­bi­tion space in the atrium of HSBC Bank to watch the gi­ant, fu­tur­is­tic pen­du­lum cre­ated by Alan Storey. Ur­ban Edge Group show ex­plores the fringes of ur­ban de­vel­op­ment in Van­cou­ver (Oct 2-20). HSBC Build­ing, 885 W. Ge­or­gia St. 604-250-9682. www. pen­du­lum­gallery.bc.ca X Map 1: C5 TEck GALLERY Works in print, paint, draw­ing and pho­tog­ra­phy, in­clud­ing his­tor­i­cal ex­hi­bi­tions. We Call A floorto-ceil­ing text paint­ing com­posed of sec­tions from the Truth and Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Com­mis­sion (to Apr 28, 2018). Si­mon Fraser Uni­ver­sity Van­cou­ver Cam­pus, 515 W. Hast­ings St. 778782-4266. www.sfu.ca/gallery X Map 1: C6

Gas­town

cOASTAL PEO­PLES FINE ARTS GALLERY This venue show­cases works by First Na­tions carvers and Inuit artists. Del­i­cate jew­ellery, bas­ketry, masks and totem poles, as well as Arc­tic inuk­shuks, danc­ing bears, nar­whals and other sculp­tural pieces. View mon­u­men­tal totem poles both in the gallery and on­line. Haida Mas­ter­works III Group ex­hibit fea­tures works by Corey Bul­pitt, Robert David­son, Don Yeo­mans and oth­ers (Nov 1-30). 200-322 Wa­ter St. 604-684-9222. www.coastalpeo­ples.com Map 1: C6

INUIT GALLERY OF VAN­cOU­VER Open since 1979, this col­lec­tors’ des­ti­na­tion houses art by North­west Coast First Na­tions and the Arc­tic Inuit of Nu­navut, Canada. Cur­rently show­cas­ing a col­lec­tion of fine stone sculp­ture and graph­ics by artists such as Keno­juak Ashe­vak, Tuna Iquliq and Toonoo Sharky; a col­lec­tion of dra­matic masks; and totem poles by Lyle Camp­bell. 206 Cam­bie St. 604-6887323. www.inuit.com X Map 1: C6

LUMAS GALLERY This con­tem­po­rary art gallery got its start in Ger­many and now has more than 30 lo­ca­tions world­wide. Plenty of fun and funky art at rea­son­able prices, with an ex­cel­lent se­lec­tion of pho­tog­ra­phy. 305 Wa­ter St. 604-565-4700. www.lumas.ca X Map 1: C6

Granville is­lanD

EA­GLE SPIRIT GALLERY North­west Coast Na­tive and Inuit art, in­clud­ing hand-carved masks, bent­wood boxes, argillite, glass sculp­tures, totem poles, bronzes and orig­i­nal paint­ings. 1803 Mar­itime Mews. 604-801-5277. www. ea­gle­spir­it­gallery.com X Map 6: D3

NEW-SMALL AND STER­LING STU­DIO GLASS Mas­ter glass­blower David New-Small cre­ates con­tem­po­rary

glass of last­ing beauty. The ad­ja­cent show­room dis­plays fin­ished pieces, both sculp­tural and func­tional, by over 45 Cana­dian glass artists. Ship­ping world­wide. 1440 Old Bridge St. 604681-6730. X Map 6: C4

WICKANINNISH GALLERY Lo­cated in the Net Loft near the Pub­lic Mar­ket, this shop of­fers a wide va­ri­ety of af­ford­able North­west Coast art: ster­ling-sil­ver jew­ellery, moc­casins, cloth­ing and lim­ited-edi­tion prints by well-known First Na­tions artists. 14-1666 Johnston St. 604-681-1057. www.wick­anin­nish­gallery.com X Map 1: E3

Kit­si­lano

LATTIMER GALLERY A des­ti­na­tion for North­west Coast art, in­clud­ing hand-carved gold and sil­ver jew­ellery, sculp­tures, bent­wood boxes, drums, masks and lim­ited-edi­tion prints. 1590 W. 2nd Ave. 604-732-4556. X Map 1: E3 Van­cou­ver In­ter­na­tional Air­port, 3211 Grant McConachie Way, Rich­mond. 604-247-0822. www.lat­timer­gallery.com X Map 3: B2

Main street

CA­TRI­ONA JEF­FRIES GALLERY A cham­pion of Van­cou­ver’s con­cep­tu­alart scene, in­clud­ing in­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed artists Ian Wal­lace and Ge­of­frey Farmer. TL; DR Ex­hi­bi­tion of works by Ron Ter­ada (to Oct 28). El­iz­a­beth McIn­tosh The artist is best-known for her geo­met­ric ab­stract paint­ings (Nov 10-Dec 22). 274 E. 1st Ave. 604736-1554. www.catri­on­a­j­ef­fries.com Map 1: E8

CEN­TRE A Show­case for lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional con­tem­po­rary Asian art. Am­phibia Artist Tro­marama’s first solo ex­hibit in Canada trans­forms the gallery into a hy­brid phys­i­cal and dig­i­tal space (to Oct 14). 229 E. Ge­or­gia St. 604-683-8326. www.cen­trea.org X Map 1: D8

EQUINOX GALLERY Car­ries Cana­dian paint­ings, pho­tog­ra­phy and sculp­tures by such no­table fig­ures as Greg Mur­dock and Mary Pratt. Col­lage Paint­ings Works by no­table Cana­dian artist Gor­don Smith (to Oct 14). Ne­mophilia Artist Kim Dor­land is known for “ex­treme paint­ings” that are al­most sculp­tural (to Oct 14). New Works Ben Reeves is fas­ci­nated by the in­ter­play be­tween paint’s phys­i­cal prop­er­ties and how it ap­pears vis­ually (Oct 20-Nov 25). 525

Great North­ern Way. 604-736-2405. www.equinox­gallery.com X Map 1: F8

North VAN­CoU­VEr

CITYSCAPE COM­MU­NITY ART SPACE Con­tem­po­rary, in­ter­ac­tive gallery fea­tures a di­verse and dy­namic range of monthly ex­hibits and work­shops. Push­ing Bound­aries Group ex­hibit of lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional First Na­tions artists (Oct 6-Nov 10). Anony­mous Art Show Salon-style ex­hibit fea­tures works by over 300 lo­cal artists (Nov 17-Dec 16). 335 Lons­dale Ave., North Van­cou­ver. 604-988-6844. www.nvartscoun­cil.ca X Map 4: C4

SoUth GrANVillE

BAU-XI GALLERY Com­mit­ted to con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian art since 1965 and rep­re­sents emerg­ing and es­tab­lished artists such as David Alexan­der, Tom Bur­rows, Bob­bie Burg­ers and Joseph Plas­kett. Spot­light on Joseph Plas­kett Prints and paint­ings by one of Canada’s most cel­e­brated artists (to Oct 11). Spot­light on Shi Le The Toronto-based artist is known for land­scapes that sparkle with colour and depth (Oct 14-28). 3045 Granville St. 604-733-7011. www.bau-xi.com Map 4: D3

HEF­FEL FINE ART AUC­TION HOUSE View art on the walls, then bid in monthly on­line auc­tions for works by Cana­dian and in­ter­na­tional artists, of­ten in­clud­ing such lu­mi­nar­ies as Lawren Har­ris or Alex Colville. Live auc­tions held twice a year in Toronto. In­ter­na­tional Art/In­ter­na­tional Graph­ics and Pop Art Prints A se­lec­tion of in­ter­na­tional and Cana­dian artists in­cludes the Group of Seven, Andy Warhol and oth­ers (Oct 5-26). Fine Cana­dian Art/ Cana­dian Post-War & Con­tem­po­rary Art Cana­dian artists such as Emily Carr Ted Har­ri­son and Fred­er­ick Var­ley (Nov 2-30). 2247 Granville St. 604732-6505. www.hef­fel.com Map 1: F3

IAN TAN GALLERY Con­tem­po­rary works by Cana­dian artists such as Carol Evans, Robert Mich­ener and Sean Wil­liam Ran­dall. Paint­ings and glass pieces. 2321 Granville St. 604738-1077. www.iantan­gallery.com X Map 1: F3

KURBATOFF GALLERY Dy­namic works by con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian artists, from emerg­ing and mid-ca­reer to well-es­tab­lished. Some of the gallery artists in­clude Chris Charlebois, Mar­leen Ver­meulen and Chris Langstroth. Re­peat Mo­tifs Andy Wooldridge uses sim­pli­fied shapes and forms in his highly styl­ized paint­ings (Oct 19-Nov 2). New Works An ex­hibit of new works by Chris Charlebois (Nov 16-29). 2435 Granville St. 604-7365444. www.kur­batof­f­gallery.com Map 1: F3

PETLEY JONES GALLERY Spe­cial­izes in Cana­dian con­tem­po­rary art, as well as his­tor­i­cal and con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian, Amer­i­can and Euro­pean paint­ings, sculp­tures, draw­ings and prints. A Creative Feast Paint­ings and sculp­ture by Fahri Aldin (to Oct 7). 1554 W. 6th Ave. 604-732-5353. www.pet­leyjones.com X Map 1: F3

UNO LANGMANN LIM­ITED El­e­gant sur­round­ings show­case paint­ings, ob­jets d’art and an­tiques from Europe and North Amer­ica of the 18th, 19th and early-20th cen­turies. Mem­ber of CADA and ADAC. First build­ing south of Granville St. Bridge. 2117 Granville St. 604-736-8825. www.langmann.com X Map 1: F3

SUb­UrbS

THE ACT ARTS CEN­TRE A di­verse range of ex­hibits, artist talks, work­shops and evenings of the arts by emerg­ing and mid-ca­reer artists. Gallery shop sells unique items by re­gional ar­ti­sans. Mod­ern Leg­ends Con­tem­po­rary First Na­tions art by lu­mi­nar­ies such as Sonny Assu (to Oct 28). 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge. 604-4764240. www.the­actmap­leridge.org Map 2: D7

BURN­ABY ART GALLERY Con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian art housed in Ceper­ley Man­sion, a charm­ing, his­toric build­ing in Deer Lake Park. Tanya Wil­lard: Dis­sim­u­la­tion Mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary works by the Secwépemc artist and her col­lab­o­ra­tors (to Nov 5). 6344 Deer Lake Ave., Burn­aby. 604-297-4422. www.burn­ab­yart­gallery.ca Par­tial X Map 2: D4

DEER LAKE GALLERY Gallery run by the Burn­aby Arts Coun­cil fea­tures a wide va­ri­ety of art from lo­cal artists. Hor­ror Vacui In vis­ual art, hor­ror vacui—or fear of the empty—refers to fill­ing an en­tire art­work with de­tail (Oct 7-28). Worlds of Won­der Group ex­hibit show­cases metal sculp­ture and dig­i­tal art (Nov 2-25). 6584 Deer Lake Ave., Burn­aby. 604-298-7322. www.burn­ab­yartscoun­cil.org X Map 4: E6

RICH­MOND ART GALLERY Pub­lic gallery for the city of Rich­mond. Eter­nal Re­turn Five Van­cou­ver-based artists cre­ated works in­spired by his­tor­i­cal ar­ti­facts (to Nov 19). Rich­mond Cul­tural Cen­tre, 7700 Mi­noru Gate, Rich­mond. 604-2478300. www.rich­mon­dart­gallery.org X Map 3: D3

UbC

MOR­RIS AND HE­LEN BELKIN ART GALLERY Houses UBC’s 3,250-piece col­lec­tion, which high­lights Cana­dian avant-garde works, emerg­ing artists and Van­cou­ver’s post-war art his­tory. The Beau­ti­ful Brain: The Draw­ings of Santiago Ramón y Ca­jal The Span­ish pathol­o­gist, his­tol­o­gist and neu­ro­sci­en­tist is known for his dis­cov­ery of neu­ron cells and their struc­ture (to Dec 3). UBC Out­door Art Tour Self-di­rected tour in­cludes 26 sites (on­go­ing). 1825 Main Mall, cor­ner of Main Mall and Cres­cent Rd., UBC cam­pus. 604-822-2759. www.belkin.ubc.ca X Map 4: D1

YAlE­toWN

CON­TEM­PO­RARY ART GALLERY This ex­pertly cu­rated space func­tions like a mini con­tem­po­rary-art mu­seum. 555 Nel­son St. 604-681-2700. www.con­tem­po­rar­yart­gallery.ca X Map 1: D5

JEN­NIFER KOSTUIK GALLERY A savvy se­lec­tion of con­tem­po­rary art from Canada, the US, Ja­pan and Europe, cho­sen with beauty in mind. 1070 Homer St. 604-737-3969. www.kos­tuik­gallery.com Map 1: D5

OR GALLERY Off­beat venue for con­tem­po­rary art—of­ten paint­ings, sculp­ture or sound and video in­stal­la­tions. Flow­ers for Africa Kap­wani Ki­wanga recre­ates flower ar­range­ments from his­tor­i­cal photos taken dur­ing mo­ments of in­de­pen­dence across Africa (to Oct 14). 555 Hamil­ton St. 604-683-7395. www.or­gallery.org X Map 1: C6

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