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  • March 5, 2023

The year ahead marks the centenary of the birth of Quebec abstractionist Jean-Paul Riopelle but aside from the celebrations of that mighty painter’s life and work, it is design rather than fine art, and women rather than men, that figure most prominently on the 2023 museum calendar.

Fashion Fictions is an exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery that will investigate experimental fashion design. A collaboration with the Emily Carr University of Art and Design, which will be running a research lab in the midst of the gallery, the exhibition looks at the way designers use everything from science fiction to

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