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8 Sep 16until16 Dec 16

Liz Magor

The Blue One Comes In Black

Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry, le Crédac, Paris

A box-shaped sculpture made from translucent silicone with indiscernible shapes inside.

Liz Magor, All the Names III (installation view), 2014. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver.

This expanded version of the exhibition first presented at Peep-Hole Art Centre, Milan, Italy, is organized by CAG in partnership with le Crédac.


Liz Magor studied at the University of British Columbia, Parsons School of Design and the Vancouver School of Art. She has participated in major exhibitions worldwide, including the 4th Biennale of Sydney (1982); Venice Biennale (1984) and documenta VII (1987). Recent solo exhibitions include A Thousand Quarrels, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver (2014); Triangle France, Marseille and California-Pacific Triennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California; Light my Fire: Some Propositions about Portraits and Photography, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2013); and After Presence, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina (2012). Magor has also participated in numerous group exhibitions including Wattis Institute, San Francisco; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2004); National Gallery of Canada (2001); Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Florida (1997); and Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (1996). Over her career Magor has been recognized through several prestigious art awards such as the Gershon Iskowitz Foundation in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario (2014); The Audain Prize for Lifetime achievement (2009); the Governor General of Canada Award (2001) and York Wilson Endowment Award (2000). Magor is represented by Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto and Marcelle Alix, Paris.

Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts’ International Touring program, the Province of BC, International Touring Initiative and BCAC Touring Initiative Program.