McIntosh Gallery
Alt press makes own headlines in exhibition

Alt press makes own headlines in exhibition

Unless deeply involved in the London arts scene, the rich and vibrant history of Forest City independent publishing may be lost to you. One Western PhD student, however, hopes to change that with her latest curated show at the McIntosh Gallery.

Discover the nature of entertainment

Discover the nature of entertainment

Love and love and love these selections over and over again until you completely ruin them for yourself when McIntosh Gallery Curator Helen Gregory takes her turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Researcher looking to re-frame Detroit images

Researcher looking to re-frame Detroit images

Earlier this summer, Visual Arts graduate student Jessica Cappuccitti curated an exhibition, Welcome to Detroit: Suzy Lake and Orlando Ford, at the McIntosh Gallery. The exhibition offered viewers an opportunity to understand how these images – some of Detroit’s decay and others that capture people with smiling faces and open arms – shape ideas about the city.

Read. Watch. Listen. with James Patten

Read. Watch. Listen. with James Patten

Understanding that art does more than hang on walls, James Patten explains why he is the guy you want to invite over to the house on a free evening with a stack of LPs under his arm.

New book takes Canadians ‘Behind the Lines’

New book takes Canadians ‘Behind the Lines’

While stories ripped from the battlefield dominate most histories, the contributions of Canadians who remained on home front during the World Wars takes centre stage in McIntosh Gallery’s latest creation. Released this week, Behind the Lines: Canada’s Home Front...

Human figures begging you to take a ‘Stand’

Human figures begging you to take a ‘Stand’

Take a stroll by the McIntosh Gallery one of these days. Perhaps you’ve already walked by and wondered about the six sculptures standing – quite literally, akimbo – to its side. The six figures are part of an interactive outdoor sculpture installation, Last Stand. The...

Making plans to mark the occasion

Making plans to mark the occasion

You’re going to see a lot of red and white mixed in with purple next year as the university prepares to help Canada celebrate its sesquicentennial.

Evolution of self reflected in ‘Portraits’

Evolution of self reflected in ‘Portraits’

That cropped, off-centre, filtered selfie you posted on Instagram yesterday is just one symptom of a resurrected, contemporary interest in portraiture. It’s also one of the inspirations for Portraits, Self and Others (It’s Complicated) – an exhibition currently on...

New book celebrates artist, former McIntosh curator

New book celebrates artist, former McIntosh curator

Alumnus Tom Smart, BA’83, left, and artist Maurice Stubbs sign copies of the new book, Maurice Stubbs, Intuitive Painter, at the book launch today, at the McIntosh Gallery. Smart is a co-author of the book along with McIntosh curator Catherine Elliot Shaw and Phillip...

Carr legacy explored during lecture

Carr legacy explored during lecture

Sarah Milroy explores the life and times of the late Canadian artist Emily Carr during her lecture, Wayfinding in the New World, at 2 p.m. Sunday, in the Darryl J. King Student Life Centre Auditorium in King's University College. Milroy is the former editor and...

Bentham’s ‘Untitled’ gets a new life on campus

Bentham’s ‘Untitled’ gets a new life on campus

In 1979, the University Students’ Council (USC) commissioned Saskatchewan artist Douglas Bentham to create a sculpture in honour of Western’s 100th anniversary. Originally located on the Concrete Beach in front of the University Community Centre (UCC), the sculpture,...

Trottier returns to national gallery stage

The Ottawa Art Gallery will celebrate the lifework of Canadian artist Gerald Trottier (1925-2004) at an upcoming exhibition entitled, Perspective: Gerald Trottier, to be held in the Art Rental and Sales Gallery.