VIKKY ALEXANDER // NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN ART // THROUGH APRIL 19TH

Vikky Alexander West Edmonton Mall Series, No. 17 (detail), 18 February 1992 Dye coupler print (Ektacolor), 60.9 x 50.8 cm; image: 60.5 x 41.7 cm National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Vikky Alexander
West Edmonton Mall Series, No. 17 (detail)18 February 1992
Dye coupler print (Ektacolor), 60.9 x 50.8 cm; image: 60.5 x 41.7 cm
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa


How the store becomes front to an all-powerful global marketplace for which, in the time-being at least, the mall remains its congregational epicentre is a theme that runs through the photographs, video and sculptures in this exhibition featuring three important female voices in art today: Vancouver’s Vikky Alexander, and New York-based artists Josephine Meckseper and Jenny Holzer. Together, the works in Store/Fronts force contemplation on contemporary distinctions between public and private life, and the ever-eroding line separating citizens from consumers.
Curated by Jonathan Shaughnessy and Rhiannon Vogl

Organized by MOCCA and the National Gallery of Canada

FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://www.mocca.ca/exhibition/storefronts/