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PRESS Will Murray in Canadian Art

7 September 2017  |  Latest News

“To make the five shaped panels, Murray shot double exposures of ten of those sites, once in the summer, and again in the winter, then painted atop the negatives. His broad brush strokes are so dynamic that they almost obscure that landscape, but the stark slivers of it that he reveals speak to his family’s narrow escape.” Read more here.

NEWS Wil Murray contribution to Alberta Biennial in Calgary Herald

30 June 2017  |  Latest News

“Wil Murray is more influenced by literature than by visual art, a fact made clear by the title of his contribution to the Alberta Biennial.

The Onlyes Power Is No Power takes its name from Russell Hoban’s post-apocalyptic novel Riddley Walker. The phrase encapsulates the main character’s revelation during a séance and, as Murray explains it, means ‘power actually lies in not struggling for power, it lies in giving up the idea of power.'” Read more about Wil Murray at Alberta Biennial here.



NEWS Artists Talk with Wil Murray

20 June 2017  |  Latest News

Wil Murray will discuss his new body of work THE ONLYES POWER IS NO POWER (2017) which charts two intersecting histories across the Canadian prairies, as part of the exhibition ‘for the time being: 2017 Alberta Biennial of contemporary Art’ on Sunday, 25 June 2017, 2pm. Find more information here.

NEWS Wil Murray at 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art

20 June 2017  |  Latest News

Wil Murray is included in the 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art ‘for the time being’ which runs from 24 June – 10 September 2017. Opening reception on 24 June 2017, 6 – 9pm at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Alberta, Canada. Find more information here.

NEWS Wil Murray on Art-A-Porter

29 November 2016  |  Latest News

Art-a-Porter has released a collection made from a work of Wil Murray. ‘Adieu Collage Triptych III’ is available as a men’s T-Shirt, women’s T-shirt, women’s tank top or a dress. All pieces are limited edition. The wearable art gallery Art-a-Porter is the fusion of art and high fashion. Find out more and shop here.

PRESS Wil Murray interviewed by TWYLA

23 November 2016  |  Press

Emily McDermott has interviewed Wil Murray about his practice and influences for TWYLA. You can read the piece here.

NEWS Wil Murray in Contemporary Art Gallery’s Annual Gala and Art Auction

5 November 2016  |  Latest News

Work by Wil Murray will be included in the 28th Annual Gala and Art Auction at Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, which will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 6:30pm. For more information, click here.

NEWS Wil Murray solo exhibition at Jarvis Hall Gallery

3 November 2016  |  Latest News

Wil Murray’s solo exhibition ‘SPRAYCAN SEA. OHH BARED ASS, VET HER’ opens on Friday 4 November at Jarvis Hall Gallery, Calgary, Canada, and continues until 26 November. Murray will give an artist talk on Saturday 5 November. More info.