Kelowna Art Gallery hosts new exhibition, The Poetics of Space

The exhibition can be viewed from Feb. 2 until May 5

Michael Drebert, To Cumshewa, 2010, ink on paper, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of the Artist. Photo: Trevor Mills, Vancouver Art Gallery.

Michael Drebert, To Cumshewa, 2010, ink on paper, Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Gift of the Artist. Photo: Trevor Mills, Vancouver Art Gallery.

The Kelowna Art Gallery will open their latest installation, The Poetics of Space.

Organized and circulated by the Vancouver Art Gallery, curated by Daina Augaitis, chief curator Emerita and Emmy Lee Wall, assistant curator, Vancouver Art Gallery.

This exhibition is part of the Across the Province touring program, which is supported by the Killy Foundation.

The Poetics of Space presents a range of historical and contemporary works by 29 artists that together communicate some of the countless ways artists have contemplated space—from its optical perceptions, to its emotional impact and finally, its geographical or topographical limits.

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Featuring works from the early twentieth century to present day, this exhibition considers how we experience, create and contain space. Presenting Canadian artists from across the country, The Poetics of Space includes historical West Coast works by Emily Carr and B.C. Binning, and showcases contemporary artists such as Rebecca Belmore, Jason McLean, and Annie Pootoogook.

The exhibition can be vieweed from Feb. 2 until May 5 at the Kelowna Art Gallery.

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