Beaverbrook Art GalleryFebruary 11, 20190 Comments
Exploring the New Brunswick Art Bank, no. 4: The Exhibition
Psi-kekw keti mewi / Tout va bien aller / Everything is gonna be fine / Wela'sitew na is, at its core, a celebration of the NB Art Bank and its collection. It marks the 50th anniversary of this important collection of New Brunswick art, established in 1968 as one of the first Canadian art banks (read more about the Art Bank itself here).
But, the Art Bank’s collection is over 829 works, and only some fifty are presented in the exhibition. With such a broad collection, how do you pick which works get featured? That was a big question for the emerging curators as they worked on this exhibition (you can learn more about their experience of the process here).
We’ve asked the curators how…