Ian Thom Selects

As Senior Curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery for over 30 years, Ian Thom has led countless acquisitions and curated 80+ exhibitions. Now, upon his retirement, Thom has gone into the more than 12,000 works in the VAG permanent collection and chosen a highlight exhibit of ~ 90 pieces.

Here’s a peek at some of the works from this wonderfully diverse, hand-selected show.

Andy Warhol. Marilyn. 1967

Frederick Horsman Varley. Portrait of John Vanderpant, c. 1930

Lawren Harris. Tamarack Swamp. Algoma. 1920

David Milne. Village in the Sun, I. 1931

George Segal. The Execution. 1967

Leon Golub. The Heretic’s Fork. 1985-94

Micah Lexier. Touch Down. 1988

Bill Reid. Bear Head. 1981

Emily Carr. Tree Trunk. 1931

David Hockney. A Rake’s Progress: Bedlam. 1961-63


Ian Thom Selects runs at the VAG until March 17, 2019.

Header: E.J. Hughes. Comox Valley. 1953


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