Big in Nova Scotia 23 Aug 2014 – 28 Sep 2014
MSVU Art Gallery was built in 1971. Its two-storey height was designed for the preeminent art of that era; expansive paintings on the scale of American field painting, and sculpture conceived in Minimalist terms as spatial theatre.
Forty-three years later, Big in Nova Scotia responds to the moment of the Gallery’s beginning with a selection of large works from the MSVU collection.
Peter Walker: Last Supper Dance 12 Jun 2004 – 27 Jun 2004
Nova Scotian artist Peter Walker is known for his mastery of trompe-loeil (fool-the-eye) illusionism and his skill with airbrush and stencil.
Style Council 15 Jan 1999 – 7 Feb 1999
The term "style" has been displaced in the art lexicon by phrases such as "signifying practice." Yet distinctiveness, elegance, even perversity of expression continue to enjoy a lively currency in the art world.
Paintings by Peter Walker 15 Nov 1996 – 5 Jan 1997
Provoking a decidedly mixed response, this exhibition surveyed three bodies of work completed by Peter Walker since 1993.