Balzar_2016 Harmony

JOAN BALZAR  VISTA GRANDE at the HARMONY ARTS FESTIVAL

JULY 29 to AUGUST 14

Vista Grande Joan Balzar

West Vancouver artist Joan Balzar (1928-2016) was an important figure in the development of abstract painting in Canada. As a tribute to the artist who passed away earlier this year, Balzar’s Vista Grande,1976 (above) is this year’s Harmony Arts Festival feature work. Organized by the West Vancouver Museum, Vista Grande is on display at the Ferry Building Gallery from July 29 to August 14.

PIERRE COUPEY

Requiem Notations I-IX at the West Vancouver Memorial Library

July 27 to August 30

Pierre Coupey's series of nine prints, Requiem Notations, commemorates Coupey's late parents and combines abstract forms and poetry to create visually striking works. Following the 2013 exhibition, Pierre Coupey: Cutting out the Tongue, Coupey donated edition #9 to the Museum. The prints will be on display at the West Vancouver Memorial Library until the end of August. The exhibition is organized by the West Vancouver Museum.

Pierre Coupey, Requiem Notations III, 1996-1997 Gift of the artist, West Vancouver Museum Collection

WHY DESIGN NOW?  A WEST COAST CONTEXT

On view at the Museum until August 27

Curated by Barry Marshall, Principal and Creative Director of EDG the exhibit includes works by local, national and international designers.  See current exhibition page for more details.

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