Lyle Wilson: Tsimshian Cosmos, 1996. Collection of the UBC Museum of Anthropolgoy. Photo: Bill McLennan.


Artist Talk

September 03, 2013

Lyle Wilson's Lost Essay in the British Museum
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
639 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Program included with admission

Don't miss Haisla artist Lyle Wilson in this final program of his solo exhibition at the Bill Reid Gallery. Lyle, one of the foremost artists working today, will show some of the most interesting, and beautiful examples of Pacific Northwest Coast art in the collection of the British Museum and talk about the evolution of Pacific Northwest Coast painting and design.

About the Exhibition

The first major exhibition of paintings by Vancouver-based Haisla artist, Lyle Wilson, revealing his evolving artistic vision and celebrating his accomplishments as a painter. Created over a period of 20 years, this collection of 58 works shows remarkable detail in execution, and reflects narrative themes and personal stories.

Paint: The Painted Works of Lyle Wilson must close September 15, 2013.

An exhibition catalogue is also available for sale at the Bill Reid Gallery Gift Shop.
It offers a comprehensive visual record of the exhibition with over 30 essays by the artist that help explain his paintings and reflect his keen interest in the Haisla language.

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