Presentation House Gallery
The Polygon Gallery
333 Chesterfield Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3G9

Unfinished Business: Vancouver Street Photographs 1955 to 1985

An exhibition that examines Vancouver’s pre-Expo built environment and the nature of its urban spaces during its last decades as a ‘small town on the coast’.

Photographs by the following artists are included: Dick Bellamy, Michael de Courcy, Jack Dale, Christos Dikeakos, Fred Douglas, Svend-Erik Eriksen, Robbert Flick, Greg Girard, Fred Herzog, Curt Lang, N.E. Thing Company, Henri Robideau, Brian Stablyk, Bruce Stewart, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Tony Westman and Paul Wong.

PHG catalogue published.

Events:
Saturday January 11, 2pm: Introductory talk on the exhibition by PHG Director Bill Jeffries.
Thursday January 16, 7:30: An Evening on the Subject of Curt Lang. Speakers: Claudia Cornwall, Gordon Cornwall, Fred Douglas, Jamie Reid
Thursday January 23, 7:30: Working the Streets in pre-Expo Vancouver
Speakers: Michael de Courcy, Fred Herzog, Tony Westman and Brian Stablyk
Thursday January 30, 7:30: Flaneurism and the Pedestrian Gaze Speakers: Christos Dikeakos, Ian Wallace and Roy Arden.
Thursday February 6, 7:30: No Girls Allowed! Speakers: Ronnie Tessler, Marian Penner Bancroft, Sherry McKay and Petra Watson
Thursday February 13, 7:30: Vancouver as an Evolutionary Organism. At the Wall Centre Penthouse in Vancouver. Speakers: Lisa Robertson, Clint Burnham and Jerry Zaslove
Thursday February 20, 7:30PM: City on the Edge: Is Pre-Expo Vancouver Worth Saving? At the Vancouver Museum, 1100 Chestnut Street Speakers: Gordon Price, Trevor Boddy, Michael Kluckner


  • "Hastings at Columbia", Fred Herzog. ( Gallery Invitation - front )