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"2001: An Art Odyssey"
2001-06-30 until 2001-09-19
Glenbow continues its celebration of its collections with the new exhibition
2001: An Art Odyssey: Recent Acquisitions to the Contemporary Collection. Contemporary art
takes many shapes and forms, and this features an eclectic selection of contemporary work
created from the 1960s to the 1990s, all acquired by Glenbow in the last six years.
Explore the diversity of contemporary art, with works ranging from paintings to video
work; from mail art to internet-based work; from sculpture to a work made from honeycomb and
beeswax. The exhibition features over 30 artists, including a wide range of Canadian artists such
as John Will, Andy Fabo, Aganetha Dyck, Attila Richard Lukacs, Leila Sujir, lain Baxter, and
2001: An Art Odyssey: Recent Acquisitions to the Contemporary Collection higWights
Glenbows commitment to acquiring art that not only reflects continuing artistic traditions, but
also speaks to contemporary issues. It is a small glimpse into Glenbows growing holdings of
tomorrow s history.
2001: An Art Odyssey: Recent Acquisitions to the Contemporary Collection is generously
supported at Glenbow by The Calgary Region Arts Foundation and The Canada Council for the
Harold Barling Town, (1924 - 1990),
Festival #2, 1966,
oil and lucite on canvas,
Gift of Norcen Energy Resources Ltd. 1986.