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Ben Reeves: Object Things

March 21 - May 9, 2015


Opening Reception: Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2 – 5pm

Object Things features a collection of new and recent paintings by Vancouver artist Ben Reeves. In one painting, Reeves depicts a street scene swept by rain. The surface of the painting is dappled by minute, thickly painted raindrops. A sideways glance at another work reveals a single drop of rain drawn from this scene but enlarged to about fifty times the size. Reeves has been preoccupied throughout his work with the ways in which the material of paint can be used to transform a thing into an object. The paintings are provocatively configured where the experience of one painting transforms the experience of each and every other painting.

Ben Reeves, before and after, 2011, oil on burlap, 76.2 x 91.44 cm.

In the Art Gallery at Evergreen

Other Exhibitions in the 2014/2015 season:

Requiem for a Glacier
Paul Walde | September 6 – October 25, 2014

Some Intersections
Erin McSavaney | November 8 – December 31, 2014

Emerging Talent 18
Tri-Cities High School Students | January 19 – February 14, 2015

Doing & Teaching
SD43 Teachers and Staff | February 21 – March 14, 2015

Here and Through and Back and Through
Christie Lim and Shamina Senaratne | May 23 – July 11, 2015

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