Major Vancouver Art Gallery Exhibition Celebrates the Career of Ken Lum


VANCOUVER.- The Vancouver Art Gallery presents the first large-scale solo survey of the work of internationally renowned Vancouver artist Ken Lum. The exhibition features more than 50 works spanning Lum’s 30-year career, including a number of works not previously exhibited in North America: Mirror Maze with 12 Signs of Depression; House of Realization; and his recent Rorschach Shopkeeper Signs. Over the past three decades, Lum has developed a complex body of work which includes sculpture, painting, photography and other art forms. This exhibition is a comprehensive exploration of that art, from his early performance work Entertainment for Surrey, to his acclaimed Portrait-Repeated Text series, to his more recent mirror-based installations. “We’re very honoured to present this comprehensive exhibition of Ken Lum’s work,” said Vancouver Art Gallery director Kathleen Bartels, “Ken is, deserve