Brian Jungen @ Vancouver Art Gallery

By - March 10th, 2006

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Brian Jungen is on display @ the Vancouver Art Gallery

“Through the transformation of consumer goods and common materials into symbolic sculptures and installations, Jungen examines cultural norms and social issues. The artist is perhaps best known for his Prototype for New Understanding series (1998-2005), 23 startling simulations of Northwest Coast Aboriginal masks fabricated from disassembled athletic shoes. Through this ingenious manipulation, the artist collides two seemingly different commodities-globally branded footwear and revered First Nation’s artwork.”

Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7
www.vanartgallery.bc.ca

Exhibition Date: January 28th – April 28th
> Brian Jungen online gallery

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