DECEMBER 19, 2014
BEST OF 2014:VISUAL ARTS
BY KEVIN GRIFFIN
My list of the city’s top art exhibitions are listed chronologically and not in terms of importance. There is a mixture of exhibitions at big galleries and smaller ones, public and private. I have to say that judging from the exhibitions I saw, the art world in Vancouver was vibrant and exciting in 2014.
Nirdvandva at Field Contemporary – Curated by Vanessa Brown, this exhibition featured sculptures by Kuh Del Rosario and paintings by Scott Lewis, both of which looked as if they were in the process of transformation. It also takes the prize for the most unusual title of the year. Nirdvandva is not a typo for Nirvana. It’s a Sanskrit word meaning a person’s ability to be free from dualities.
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