The Whimsical World of Leonard Butt

By Sarah Kapp, AGGV Retail Assistant, Art Rental & Sales

Leonard Butt joined the Art Rental & Sales program in February of this year, and we were immediately in awe of his almost-Surrealist style, sense of humour, and meticulous work.

A Study of Grecian Votive Figurines in the AGGV

By Graham C. Braun and Jacob M. Engstrom, UVic Students

The authors are trench supervisors with the Eastern Boeotia Archaeological Project, UVic’s archaeological excavation at ancient Eleon in Boeotia, Greece and are currently engaged in a study of the AGGV’s lead votive figurines from the sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, near Sparta, in the region of Laconia, Greece.

Art as Practice: Buddhism’s Relationship with Place

By Nicole Achtymichuk, Curatorial Assistant at Legacy Art Galleries

The micro-exhibition, titled Art as Practice: Buddhism’s Relationship with Place combines historical Buddhist art from Asia with contemporary Buddhist-inspired art from Canada’s West Coast.

Following the Film Path with Young & Giroux

Enter the darkened Centennial Gallery at the AGGV and vicariously experience what it would be like to travel as a virtual camera moving around the sculptural looping installation that has been constructed out of tubular steel in the centre of the room. Film Path/Camera Path with under-titles is a conceptual multi-media artwork that combines the moving images of film with a sculptural expansion of a 35mm projector.

Minimalism in Singapore: Experiencing More of Less

By Audrey Wang, AGGV Volunteer

The exhibition Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. featured more than 150 works by artists from Europe, America, Australia and Asia, with the intention to document the history of this art movement that continues to inform the visual arts and contemporary practitioners today.