In the 1950s, Mark Tobey, a Seattle artist with strong ties to Victoria, championed the work of Japanese-American artists, including Paul Horiuchi, also represented in AGGV’s collection. He later influenced major artists such as Jackson Pollock. As such, he’s a link between Buddhism and 20th Century abstract art.
As the boulevards surrounding the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria burst into a cloud of pink and white blooms, we ushered in Spring with our inaugural Cherry Blossom Festival during the first week of April. Celebrations at the Gallery kicked off with an evening of poetry reading, followed by an afternoon’s family event that brought […]