Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection of the McMaster Museum of Art as the jumping off point to explore the development of expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day. The exhibition includes 100 works in all mediums ranging from 16th century European to contemporary Canadian works.

Artists featured include Max Beckmann, Joseph Beuys, Otto Dix, Hannah Hoch, Anselm Kiefer, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Edvard Munch, Sigmar Polke and others

Dates: March 3, 2018 to May 21, 2018

Image is © Natalka Husar
Commissar’s Daughter, 2007
oil on rag board
Gift of the Artist, 2011
McMaster Museum of Art

About the Vancouver Art Gallery

Founded in 1931, the Vancouver Art Gallery is recognized as one of North America’s most respected and innovative visual arts institutions. The Gallery’s ground-breaking exhibitions, extensive public programs and emphasis on advancing scholarship all focus on the historical and contemporary art of British Columbia and international centres, with special attention to the accomplishments of

Indigenous artists and the art of the Asia Pacific region—through the Institute of Asian Art founded in 2014. The Gallery’s programs also explore the impacts of images in the larger sphere of visual culture, design and architecture.

The Vancouver Art Gallery is a not-for-profit organization supported by its members, individual donors, corporate funders, foundations, the City of Vancouver, the Province of British Columbia through the BC Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.

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