Group + Collaboration

Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life

Jun 4, 2010 to Aug 22, 2010
Contemporary Art Gallery
Vancouver, BC

Curated by Jenifer Papararo

Group exhibition with artists Zin Taylor, Ron Moppett, Kelly Mark, Gerald Ferguson, Jeff Wall, Arvo Leo, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Kelly Lycan, Erica Stocking, Chris Hanson & Hendrika Sonnenberg, Rodney Graham, Eric Cameron, Elad Lassry, Brad Phillips, Ron Tran, Rhonda Weppler & Trevor Mahovsky, Jay Isaac, Evan Lee, James Carl, Damian Moppett, Ceal Floyer, Liz Magor, Sam Taylor Wood, Lesley Vance, Jayce Salloum, Robert Arndt, Peter Fischli and David Weiss.

This exhibition explored the traditional genre of still life and how it is a sustained practice within contemporary visual art making. The quantity of works reflected this genre's continued importance in current art production and discourse, and was conceptually tied to conventional formal aspects of still life, gathering together many objects for contemplation.