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Ai Weiwei is one of the world’s most influential artists and human rights activists, and one of China’s most formidable critics. Ai Weiwei: Unbroken features a selection of the artist's most iconic ceramics, and marks the international debut of new work. See it before it closes on June 9!
SMASH: Nourish is a night of bold artwork, delicious cuisine, refreshing drinks, and invigorating experiences. The Gardiner Museum Young Patron Circle's annual art party sold out last year, so get your tickets early!
The Gardiner Museum is among the few museums in the world focused on ceramics, and is one of the most important specialty museums internationally. It houses approximately 4,000 objects, including European porcelain, ceramics from the Ancient Americas, Chinese porcelain, Japanese porcelain, and contemporary ceramics. Search the collection online!
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September 3 – October 15, 2013
Amelie Proulx ( Quebec) Is The New Winner Of The 2013 RBC Emerging Artist Peoples Choice Award!
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Presented by the Gardiner Museum, the 3rd Annual RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award recognizes the artist whose work receives the most votes from the participating public with a $10,000 cash prize. This year’s nominees are Robin DuPont (British Columbia), Michael Flaherty (Newfoundland), Monica Mercedes Martinez (Manitoba), Amélie Proulx (Quebec), and Linda Sormin (Ontario). See the artists’ work on view at the Gardiner and cast your vote from September 3 – October 13 at the exhibition or online.
KATRINA CHAYTOR, Ceramics Faculty, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Alberta
BRUCE COCHRANE, Ceramic artist, Mississauga, Ontario and former head of ceramics, Sheridan Institute, Oakville, Ontario
GLORIA HICKEY, Curator and writer on Crafts, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
JEAN-PIERRE LABIAU, Curator of Exhibitions and Decorative Arts, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec City, Québec
GRACE NICKEL, Professor of Ceramics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Supported by RBC
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