Ian Wallace – CV

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Ian Wallace
b. 1943, Shoreham, UK
Lives and works in Vancouver

Education

  • 1968 Master of Art History, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019 Las Resonancias, Parra & Romero, Madrid, Spain
  • 2017 Ian Wallace: Collected Works, Rennie Collection at Wing Sang, Vancouver
    Street Floor Table Page Wall Canvas, 1969–2017, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2015 Abstract Paintings I–XII (The Financial District), National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Tabula Rasa, Canada Gallery, Canadian High Commission, London, UK
    Meta Masculin/Féminin, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, USA
    The Construction Site, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 2014 Magazine Piece 1969–2014, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
  • 2012 Ian Wallace: At the Intersection of Painting and Photography, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Volker Bradtke, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Tropismes, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium
    Masculin/Féminin, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 2011 Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2010 The Economy of the Image, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
    Masculin/Féminin, MacKenzie Gallery, Regina, Canada
    Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
  • 2009 Works 1970–1979, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Yvon Lambert, New York, USA
    My Heroes in the Streets, Vancouver Museum, Vancouver
    On Surplus Value, CSA Space, Vancouver
  • 2008 Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium
    Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
    A Literature of Images, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland; Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Yvon Lambert, New York, USA
  • 2007 Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 2005 Magazine Piece(s), 1970, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver
    Ian Wallace: In the Studio, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2004 Ian Wallace: The Barcelona Series, American Fine Arts, Co., New York
  • 2003 Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Galería Tomás March, Valencia, Spain
  • 2001 Ian Wallace: New York City, American Fine Arts, Co., at P.H.A.G. Inc., New York
    My Heroes in the Street, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 1999 Galería Tomás March, Valencia, Spain
    Street Works, 1969–1995, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    In the Studio, 1998 – Masculin/Féminin, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1998 Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993), Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
  • 1997 Genesta, London, UK
    S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    Ian Wallace: Masculin/Féminin, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
    Galería Fucares, Madrid, Spain
    Chopaka, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 1996 Galería Tomas March, Valencia, Spain
    Galería Dels Angels, Barcelona, Spain
    The Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993), Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
    S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 1995 The Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993), Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada
    Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
    S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Robayera Sala de Arte, Miengo, Spain
  • 1993 Galería Tomas March, Valencia, Spain
    Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada
    Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
    Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
  • 1992 Galleria Marco Noire, Turin, Italy
    Galería Fucares, Madrid, Spain
    Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, USA
  • 1991 Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    Galleria Sergio Casoli, Milan, Italy
    Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
  • 1990 Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
    Galería Temple, Valencia, Spain
    Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
    Hommage à Mondrian, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands
    Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, USA
    Agnes Etherington Art Center, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
    The Idea of the University, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • 1989 Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    l’atelier, la rue, le musée, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
    Le Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France
    Maison de la Culture et de la Communication, Saint-Étienne, France
    Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
    Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
    Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970–1987, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
  • 1988 New Work, Or Gallery, Vancouver
    Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970–1987, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; 49th Parallel Center for Contemporary Canadian Art, New York, USA; MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada; The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
    Canadian Cultural Centre, Rome, Italy
  • 1987 Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
  • 1986 Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 1984 Portrait Gallery, Or Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1983 At Work, Or Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1982 David Bellman Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 1980 Optica Gallery, Montreal, Canada
  • 1979 Ian Wallace: Work 1979, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1978 Nova Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1976 Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1975 Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
  • 1974 The Summer Script, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019 Unexplained Parade, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 2018 Antarctica. An Exhibition about Alienation, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
    Kinship, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, USA
    Supernatural: Art, Technology and the Forest, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada
    Que parle?/Who Speaks?, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada
  • 2017 It’s All Happening So Fast: A Counter-History of the Modern Canadian Environment, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Serialities, Hauser & Wirth, New York, USA
  • 2016 Readymades, Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, North Vancouver, Canada
  • 2015 Recto Verso, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
    Regarding Spectatorship: Revolt and the Distant Observer, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
    Collecting Lines: Drawings from the Ringier Collection, Villa Flora, Winterthur, Switzerland
    <<Welcome to America>>, L’Imagerie, Lannion, France
  • 2014 Freezer Burn, Hauser and Wirth, New York, USA
    In the Crack of the Dawn, POOL, LUMA/Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland
    You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
    Matthew Higgs & Ian Wallace: Reading Works, The Apartment, Vancouver
    Many Places at Once, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
    Room Service: On the Hotel in the Arts and Artists in the Hotel, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
    Get Hold of This Space, Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France
  • 2013 D’un discours qui ne serait pas du semblant / Actors, Networks, Theories, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Montreal, Canada
    The Photo Show: 1969/2013 – Exploring the Photo Conceptual Archive, AHVA Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Dear Portrait, MOSTYN, Llandudno, Wales, UK
    Collected Works, Rennie Collection, Vancouver
    The Content of Form, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
    Continental Drift. Conceptual Art in Canada: the 1960s and 70s, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
    The Order of Things: Cinematic Moments, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
    Amazing! Clever! Linguistic! An Adventure in Conceptual Art, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
  • 2012 Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965 – 1980, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada
    C. 1983: Part II, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada
    C. 1983: Part I, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada
    Beyond Vague Terrain: The City and the Serial Image, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada
  • 2011 Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965 – 1980, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Canada; Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada; Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964–1977, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    An Image, Kaleidoscope Project Space, Milan, Italy
    Shore, Forest, and Beyond: Art from the Audain Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Books on Books, Swiss Institute New York, New York, USA
    Elements of Chance, La Biennale de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Accrochage IX, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium
    Faces: Works from the Permanent Collection, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
    L’insoutenable légèreté de l’être, Yvon Lambert, New York, USA
  • 2010 Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965 – 1980, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, Canada; University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada; Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Canada; Doris McCarthy Gallery, Scarborough, Canada
    It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, Canadian Biennial, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy
    Behind the Fourth Wall: Fictitious Lives – Lived Fiction, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
    Blooming Flowers on the Coffee Table, Artexte, Montreal, Canada
    Visions of British Columbia: A Landscape Manual, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    to show, to give, to make it be there: Expanded Literary Practices in Vancouver 1954 – 1969, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
  • 2009 Locus Solus, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
    Time as Activity, Netwerk, Aalst, Belgium; VOX centre de l’image contemporain, Montreal, Canada
    Espèces d’espaces, Yvon Lambert, New York, USA
    Road Runners, VOX centre de l’image contemporain and Norman McLaren Art Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Enacting Abstraction, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2008 UN COUP DE DÉS: Writing Turned Image. An Alphabet of Pensive Language, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
    Field Work, The Apartment, Vancouver
    The Constant Search for a Better Way, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
    Process as Work, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Studio Models, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • 2007 Canadian Art Ideas, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
    The Monochromatic Field: Works from the Collection, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2006 Ayermanana, Fundación Antonio Saura, Cuenca, Spain
    Photography Collection: Rotation 4, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
    The Studio, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland
    PAINT, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Les Peintres de la vie moderne, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, France
    75 Years of Collecting: Portrait of a Citizen, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Concrete Language, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Acting the Part: Photography as Theatre, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    274 East 1st, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Paysages de Flandre: De l’infiniment petit à l’infiniment grand, Conseil d’architecture, d’urbanisme et de l’environnement du Nord, organized by Musée de Flandre à Cassel, Cassel, France
  • 2005 Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
    Mix with Care, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Curb Appeal, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, Canada
    Fotografia de los años 80 y 90 en la colección del MNCARS, Fundación Juan March, Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca, Spain; Museu d’Art Espanyol Contemporani, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    Painting After Poverty, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, Wharf, Centre d’art contemporain de Basse-Normandie, Hérouville-Saint-Clair, France
  • 2004 b.a.ba, un choix dans la collection, FRAC Bretagne, Châteaugiron, France
    «D’une image qui ne serait pas du semblant.» La Photographie écrite. 1950–2005, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
    Face to Face: Portraits from the Permanent Collection, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada
    Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, Le Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France
    Future Cities, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada
  • 2003 El Ojo de la Arquitectura, Travesía Cuatro Arte Contemporaneo, Madrid, Spain
    Jede Fotografie ein bild. Siemens Fotosammlung, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
    Temporal Surfaces, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Robert Smithson in Vancouver: A Fragment of a Greater Fragmentation, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    The Big Picture: Recent Acquisitions, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Unfinished Business: Vancouver Street Photographs 1955 to 1985, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2002 Ma Maison dans ta rue, FRAC Basse–Normandie, Caen, France
    Signage, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    This Place: Works from the Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2001 Oh cet écho! (Duchampiana) 2, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
    Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada
    Arquitecturas del silencio, Museo Municipal de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
    Alignments, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
  • 2000 L’Ultimo Disegno del 1999, Zerynthia, Rome, Italy
    Carrefour Historique, Musée d’art, d’histoire et de folklore de Cassel, Cassel, France
    Ni jeunes, ni vieux, mais bons, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
    Pictures, positions and places, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Gratture, Biffure & Incisure, FRAC Bretagne, Châteaugiron, France; Château de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France
    L’Invitation à la ville, Centrum Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Accrochage IV, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
    Inside/Outside, Galería Fucares, Madrid, Spain
  • 1999 Recollect, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    In the City, FRAC Haute Normandie, Sotteville-les-Rouen, France
    Esguards Distants, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
    Oh cet écho! (duchampiana), Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
    Regionalism Reconstructed, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada
  • 1998 La Ciudad moderna: arquitectura racionalista en Valencia, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
    Tell me a story, Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France
    Au nom du sport, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
    Fast Forward/Archives, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  • 1997 Due West, FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France
    Brève rencontre, Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Paris, France
    L’oeil alerte, FRAC Bretagne, Châteaugiron, France
    Road Movies in a Post-Colonial Landscape, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art at The Art Gym at Marylhurst College, Portland, OR, USA
  • 1996 Panoramas, La Criée, Centre d’art contemporain, Rennes, France
    The Culture of Nature, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada
    Mois de la Photo, Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, France
    C’est arrivé près de chez nous, FRAC Haute Normandie, Sotteville-les-Rouen, France
  • 1995 Notion of Conflict: A Selection of Contemporary Canadian Art, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    Painting in the 90’s, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
    Milieu of the Order of Representation, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    The Sky is the Limit, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
    Instants Photographiques, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Third International Photo Triennale, Esslingen, Germany
    La Transparence dans l’art du XXième siècle, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Le Havre, France
    Artistes/Architectes, Nouveau Musée/Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
    Vancouver 1965–1975: Contexts and Influences, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Collection, Fin XXième, FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France
    Morceaux Choisis, Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France
    David Clarkson, Steven Shearer, Ian Wallace, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 1994 Mediatrix, Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    Sortir de Reserve, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
    Accrochage III, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
    Marian Penner Bancroft, Christos Dikeakos, Ian Wallace, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Espaces Révélés, FRAC Bretagne, Rennes, France
    Espaces (In)Habitables, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Montreal
  • 1993 Beneath the Paving Stones, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
    Espace de l’Image, FRAC Bretagne, Rennes, France
    Canada: La Nouvelle Génération, Musée de la Roche-sur-Yon, Roche-sur-Yon, France
    Autour du Livre, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
  • 1992 Càmeres Indiscretes, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain; Círculo de Belles Artes, Madrid, Spain
  • 1991 Recent Acquisitions, FRAC Corse, Corte, France
    La revanche de l’image, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland
    L’art conceptuel depuis les années 70, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Paris, France
    Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
    Rendezvous des Amis, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
  • 1990 Construction in Process, The Artists’ Museum, Lodz, Poland
    Jardins de Bagatelle, Tanit Gallery, Munich, Germany
    Publique/Privée, University of Rennes, Rennes, France
  • 1989 Accrochages II, Galerie Meert Rihoux, Brussels, Belgium
    Cold City Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    Canadian Biennial of Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Photokunst, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
    Photoprospekt 89, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1988 The Discursive Field of Recent Photography, A.R.C., Toronto, Canada
    Camouflage, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, USA
    Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Studio Casoli, Rome, Italy
  • 1987 Blow Up/Zeitgeschichte, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany; Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany; Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany; Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland; Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany
    Toyama Now, Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
    Heavenly Embrace, Baskerville and Watson Gallery, New York, USA
    Stations, Centre international d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
  • 1986 In the Tradition of Photography, Light Gallery, New York, USA
    Vikky Alexander and Ian Wallace, Coburg Gallery, Vancouver
    Making History, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Barbara Ess, Ian Wallace, James Welling, Galerie Johnen and Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
    Vancouver Now, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Canada; London Regional Art Gallery, London, Canada; Dazibao Gallery, Montreal, Canada; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
    Focus: Canada 1960–1985, Cologne International Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
    Camera Works, Or Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1985 Ken Lum, Rodney Graham, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, 49th Parallel Center for Contemporary Canadian Art, New York, USA
    Visual Facts, Photography and Video by Nine Canadian Artists, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK; Canada House, London, UK
  • 1984 Photo Expansions, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, Canada
    Art and Photography, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1983 Photographic Sequences, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, Canada
  • 1979 Photo/Extended Dimensions, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
  • 1977 From This Point of View, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    portrait x camera, Sechelt Art Gallery, Sechelt, Canada
    Eight West Coast Artists, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
  • 1975 Narrative in Contemporary Art, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
  • 1973 Canada Trajectoires 73, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
    Pacific Vibrations, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1972 Due West, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
  • 1971 45 30’N—73 36’W: Recent Conceptual Art, Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Canada
    The Collage Show, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Poetry Must Be Made By All—Change the World, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1970 Four Artists: Tom Burrows, Duane Lunden, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    The Sound Show, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • 1969 Vancouver Focus ’69, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver
    Survey ’69, Musée de Beaux-Arts, Montreal, Canada
    The Photo Show: The Artist as Photographer, SUB Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Tom Burrows and Ian Wallace, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1968 Ian Wallace and Duane Lunden, Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
    Vancouver Focus ’68, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver
    Recent Vancouver Art, Douglas Gallery, Vancouver
    Systems and Series, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Ian Wallace and D’Arcy Henderson, SUB Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • 1967 Joy and Celebration, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Northwest Drawings, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver
    Collage Show, Mandan Ghetto, Vancouver
    BC ’67, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1966 52nd Annual Exhibition of Northwest Artists, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
    Painting ’66: Vancouver Centennial Award Exhibition, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1965 34th British Columbia Annual Exhibition, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    BC Young Painters, Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, Canada

Monographs

  • 2012 Daina Augaitis, ed., Ian Wallace: At the Intersection of Painting and Photography, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Christophe Van Gerrewey, Ian Wallace: Tropismes, 1995–1996, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2011 Gregory Burke, ed., Ian Wallace: The Economy of the Image, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
    Timothy Long, Ian Wallace: Masculin/Féminin, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada
  • 2010 Josée Drouin-Brisebois, ed., It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • 2008 Monika Szewczyk, ed., Ian Wallace: A Literature of Images, Sternberg Press, Berlin, Germany
  • 2007 Clint Burnham and Ian Wallace, Ian Wallace: In the Studio, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1999 Cindy Richmond, Ian Wallace: Masculin/Féminin, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada
  • 1998 Thomas Weski and Ian Wallace, Ian Wallace: Clayoquot Protest (August 9, 1993), Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
    Fachadas Valencianas/La Piscina de las Arenas, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
  • 1997 Helga Pakasaar and Ian Wallace, Ian Wallace: Cloyoquot Protest (August 9, 1993), Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
  • 1995 Ian Wallace: Corner of the Studio/El Taller, Robayera Sala de Arte, Miengo, Spain
  • 1990 Las Pinturas de Valencia 1990, Galería Temple, Valencia, Spain
    Ian Wallace and Scott Watson, eds., Ian Wallace: The Idea of The University, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • 1989 Robert Kleyn and Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace: Images, Maison de la Culture et de la Communication, Saint-Étienne, France
  • 1988 Christos Dikeakos, Robert Kleyn, and Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace: Selected Works 1970–1987, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1979 Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Ian Wallace: Work 1979, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

Books and Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2016 Barry Schwabsky, The Perpetual Guest, Verso, New York, USA
    Helga Pakasaar, Woosh, Griffin Art Projects, North Vancouver, Canada
  • 2013 Christos Dikeakos, et al., The Photo Show: 1969/2013 Exploring the Photo Conceptual Archive, AHVA Gallery, Audain Art Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • 2012 Robin T. Anthony and Cassandra Cook, eds., The RBC Collection: Selected Works, RBC Collection, Toronto, Canada
    Grant Arnold and Karen Henry, eds., Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965–1980, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver
  • 2011 Collection Vanmoerkerke, Rispoli Books, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2010 Sophie Brodovitch and Jennifer Cane, eds., Our Changing Landscape: Perspectives on and Interpretations of British Columbia, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
    Ilse Lafer, ed., Behind the Fourth Wall: Fictitious Lives—Lived Fiction, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
    Adam Carr, ed., Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy, and Skira Editore, Milan, Italy
  • 2009 Marie-Josée Jean, Road Runners, VOX, Montreal, Canada
  • 2008 Sabine Folie, ed., Un coup de dés: Writing Turned Image. An Alphabet of Pensive Language, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
  • 2007 Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni and Ali Subotnick, eds., Charley 05, Les Presses du Reel, Dijon, France, and Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
    Jens Hoffmann, The Studio, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland
  • 2006 Germaine Koh, Prototype: Contemporary Art from Joe Friday’s Collection, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
    Dieter Roelstrate and Scott Watson, eds., Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuHKA), Antwerp, Belgium, and Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Karen Henry, ‘The Artful Disposition: Theatricality, Cinema, and Social Context in Contemporary Photography’, in Acting the Part: Photography as Theatre, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Melanie O’Brian and Helga Pakasaar, Territory, Artspeak, Vancouver, and Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada
    Mark A. Cheetham, Abstract Art Against Autonomy: Infection, Resistance, and Cure since the 60s, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
  • 2005 Grant Arnold, et al., Real Pictures: Photographs from the Collection of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Bill Jeffries, Glen Lowry and Jerry Zaslove, eds., Unfinished Business: Photographing Vancouver Streets 1955 to 1985, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, BC, and West Coast Line, Burnaby, Canada
    Trevor Mahovsky, ‘Painting After Poverty: From the Homeopathic to the Crystalline in Painting’s New Age’, exhibition essay for Painting After Poverty, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 2004 Robert Linsley, The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa, Canada
    Karen Love, ed., Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada, and Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France
    Grant Arnold, et al., Robert Smithson in Vancouver: A Fragment of a Greater Fragmentation, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2003 Barry Schwabsky, ‘Ian Wallace’s Cityscapes’, exhibition essay for Ian Wallace, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 2002 Karen Love, ed., Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver, Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver
    Clint Burnham, ‘Cat Fries’, exhibition essay for Signage, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
  • 2001 Rosa Olivares, Arquitecturas del Silencio, Museo Municipal de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
  • 2000 Ian M. Thom, Art BC: Masterworks from British Columbia, Douglas & McIntyre and Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Anne Newlands, Canadian Art: From Its Beginnings to 2000, Firefly Books, Willowdale, Canada
  • 1998 Yves Aupetitallot, Raconte-moi une histoire: La Narration dans la peinture et la photographie contemporaines, Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France
  • 1997 Frank vande Veire, ‘The Survival of the Aura’, in De geplooide voorstelling, De Gelaarsde Kat, Brussels, Belgium
    Traversing Territory, Part II: Road Movies in a Post-Colonial Landscape, The Art Gym, Marylhurst College, and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR, USA
  • 1995 Notion of Conflict: A Selection of Contemporary Canadian Art, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 1994 Artistas Extranjeros en las Colecciones del Museo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
    Karen Antaki, ‘Inhabitable places’, exhibition essay for Espaces (In)Habitables, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Montreal, Canada
  • 1993 Catherine Bédard and Marc Mayer, Canada: une nouvelle génération, FRAC Pays de la Loire, Gétigné-Clisson, France
    Scott Watson, ‘Ian Wallace’s Poverty’, in Frame of Mind: Viewpoints on Photography in Contemporary Canadian Art, eds. Charlotte Townsend-Gault and Daina Augaitis, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada
    Robert Kleyn, Beneath the Paving Stones, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1992 José Lebrero Stats, et al., Càmeres Indiscretes, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica and Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1990 Frank vande Veire, Hommage a Mondrian, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, the Netherlands
  • 1989 Diana Nemiroff, Canadian Biennial of Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • 1988 Tom Folland, The Discursive Field of Recent Photography: Roy Arden, Sarah Charlesworth, Ken Lum, Ian Wallace, A.R.C., Toronto, Canada
    Jean-François Chevrier, Another Objectivity, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
    Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Studio Casoli, Milan, Italy
  • 1987 Tilman Osterwold, Blow Up: Zeitgeschichte, Württemburgischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
    James Campbell, ‘Ian Wallace’, in Stations: Les cent jours d’art contemporain de Montréal, Centre international d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Claudia Beck, ‘Through the Looking Glass, Vancouver Photography in the Seventies’, in Vancouver Art and Artists, 1931–1983, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1984 Art and Photography, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1983 David Burnett and Marilyn Schiff, Contemporary Canadian Art, Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, Canada, and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
  • 1977 From this Point of View: 60 British Columbia Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, Graphic and Video Artists, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Mowry Baden, Roland Brener, Christos Dikeakos, Fred Douglas, Dean Ellis, Rodney Graham, Tod Greenaway, Ian Wallace, Pender Street Gallery, Vancouver

Magazines and Periodicals

  • 2018 John Luna, ‘Into the Woods’, Canadian Art, 6 June
  • 2017 Anton Lee, ‘Unlearning the Vancouver School’, Canadian Art, 14 June
    Alison Sinkewicz, ‘Ian Wallace’, Montecristo Magazine, 1 June
    Victor Burgin, ‘Intersections: Painting and Photography: A Response to an Exhibition by Ian Wallace’, Prefix Photo, No. 35, May
  • 2016 Gigiotto Del Vecchio, ‘The Pictorial’, reprinted in Mousse Magazine, Issue 56, November/December
  • 2015 ‘Ian Wallace “Meta Masculin/Féminin” at Jessica Silverman Gallery’, Mousse Magazine, 5 June
  • 2014 Colin Browne and Ian Wallace, ‘A Conversation’, The Capilano Review, Issue 3.23, Spring
  • 2013 Robert Linsley, ‘Ian Wallace’, Frieze, April
    Michael Harris, ‘World within world’, Nuvo, Spring
    Gary Pearson, ‘Ian Wallace’, Border Crossings, Issue 125, March
    Aaron Peck, ‘Ian Wallace’, Artforum, February
  • 2012 Sarah Milroy, ‘Two artistic studies in reticence share unexpected resonances’, The Globe and Mail, 16 November
    Jen St. Denis, ‘Ian Wallace merges media in career retrospective at the Vancouver Art Gallery’, North Shore News, 2 November
    Michael Turner, ‘Intersections: A New Ian Wallace Retrospective at the VAG’, Canadian Art online, 31 October
    Marsha Lederman, ‘Ian Wallace: The artist as teacher, mentor, instigator’, The Globe and Mail, 29 October
    Robin Laurence, ‘Vancouver Art Gallery’s Ian Wallace retrospective captures photos, paintings, and even film,’ The Georgia Straight, 25 October
    Lucy Hyslop, ‘Trail-blazing B.C. artist Ian Wallace in sharp focus’, The Vancouver Sun, 24 October
    Dan Adler, ‘Ian Wallace’s Monochrome Series’, C Magazine, Issue 114, Summer
    Manuel Cirauqui, ‘Entretien avec Ian Wallace’, 20/27 Revue de Texts Critiques sur l’Art, Issue 6
    Kevin Griffin, ‘C. 1983: When artists started experimenting with photography’, The Vancouver Sun, 27 March
    Bryne McLaughlin, ‘Mind Games’, Canadian Art online, 16 February
    Barry Schwabsky, ‘Hotel Artists’, The Nation, 23 January
    Kevin Griffin, ‘Ian Wallace: Monochrome Meets Photograph’, The Vancouver Sun, 13 January
    Barry Schwabsky, ‘Heroism, Hidden’, The Nation, 7 January
  • 2011 Bryne McLaughlin, ‘Biennale de Montréal: The Gamblers’, Canadian Art online, 19 May
    Katherine Monk, ‘Insight into Creative Obsession: Local Artist Ian Wallace Explores Origins of The Vancouver School’, The Vancouver Sun, 13 May
    Marie-Ève Charron, ‘La Biennale de Montréal a meilleure mine’, Le Devoir, 7 May
    John Pohl, ‘Let chance be your guide at BNL MTL’, The Montreal Gazette, 7 May
    John Pohl, ‘Life’s uncertainty theme of Montreal Biennale’, The Montreal Gazette, 29 April
  • 2010 Manuel Cirauqui, ‘Conversación con Ian Wallace: filosofía encarnada’, Lapiz, Issue 264
    Christopher Mooney, ‘Ian Wallace’, ArtReview, May
    Jessica Morgan, ‘Choreographing Meaning: Ian Wallace’s Rigorous Brand of West Coast Conceptualism’, Canadian Art, Spring
  • 2009 Gigiotto Del Vecchio, ‘The Pictorial’, Mousse Magazine, Issue 21, November/December
    Catrin Lorch, ‘Ian Wallace’, Frieze, March
  • 2008 Gary Pearson, ‘Location and Actuality: Christos Dikeakos, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace’, Lake: A Journal of Arts and Environment, Issue 2
    Gerhard Mack, ‘Lehrmeister der Weltstars’, art—Das Kunstmagazin, November
    Gary Pearson, ‘Ian Wallace’, Border Crossings, Issue 105, February
    Samir Gandesha, ‘Ian Wallace’, Art Papers, January/February
  • 2007 Kevin Griffin, ‘The Intersections of a career’, The Vancouver Sun, 3 November
    Marsha Lederman, ‘Behind the lens: The Vancouver School debate’, The Globe and Mail, 20 October
  • 2006 Julia Dault, ‘A Room of One’s Own’, The National Post, June 15
    Clint Burnham, ‘Artworks challenge and intrigue’, The Vancouver Sun, 3 June
    Sarah McFadden, ‘Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists’, Art Papers, May/June
  • 2005 Clint Burnham, ‘Art’s narrative of discovery in 2005’, The Vancouver Sun, 31 December
    Amy O’Brian, ‘Vancouver artists make waves around the world’, The Vancouver Sun, 17 December
    Michael Harris, ‘Mix with care’, Canadian Art, Winter
    Robin Laurence, ‘Ian Wallace: In the Studio’, The Georgia Straight, 10 March
  • 2004 Clint Burnham, ‘Aperto Vancouver’, Flash Art, November/December
    Deborah Campbell, ‘Exchanges + Gatherings’, Canadian Art, Winter
    Gary Pearson, ‘Ian Wallace’, Border Crossings, Issue 90, May
    Sarah Milroy, ‘Arts scene veterans finally get their due’, The Globe and Mail, 4 March
    Peter Birnie, ‘B.C. award winner thankful for day job’, The Vancouver Sun, 4 March
    Robert Linsley, ‘The Ironist’, X-tra, Spring
    Deborah Campbell, ‘The New School’, Vancouver GuestLife
  • 2003 Michael Turner, ‘Wall and Void’, Modern Painters, Summer
  • 2002 Bill Jeffries, ‘Bystanders in Terminal City: The Street Photograph in Vancouver 1955 to 1985’, Geist, Winter
    Karen Love, ‘Portraits from Vancouver’, Paris Photo Magazine International, Summer
    Eleanor Heartney, ‘Ian Wallace at American Fine Arts at P.H.A.G’, Art in America, March/April
    Barry Schwabsky, ‘Ian Wallace’, Artforum, February
  • 2001 Shayna Skarf, ‘Border Patrol’, Time Out New York, 18 November
    Holland Cotter, ‘Ian Wallace: New York City’, The New York Times, 26 October
    Trevor Mahovsky, ‘Radical, Bureaucratic, Melancholic, Schizophrenic: Texts as community in Vancouver’, Canadian Art, Summer
    Douglas Coupland, ‘Critical Mass’, The Globe and Mail, 12 May
  • 2000 Blake Gopnik, ‘Masters of All They Survey’, The Globe and Mail, 28 November
    Michael Scott, ‘Art Gallery Reveals Its Riches in Impressive Show (Recollect)’, The Vancouver Sun, 19 January
  • 1999 Adriana Barton, ‘Candid Cameras: Reflections of the city by Vancouver’s top contemporary artists’, Where Vancouver, August
  • 1998 ‘Ian Wallace’s ‘Clayoquot Protest’’’, Canadian Art, Summer
  • 1997 Christopher Brayshaw, ‘VIVA Art’, The Vancouver Courier, Volume 88, Number 37
    Michael Scott, ‘50,000 VIVA Award goes to critic Lowndes and Painter Wallace’, The Vancouver Sun
    Juan Bautista Peiró, ‘Ian Wallace’, Cimal arte internacional, Issue 48
    Matthew Higgs, ‘Ian Wallace, Genesta’, Art Monthly, May
  • 1996 R. Ventura Melia, ‘Ian Wallace: Me interesa la relacion dialectica entre la pintura y la fotografia’, El Mercantil Valenciano, 17 November
    Judith Mastai, ‘Conceptual Bogeymen: Art and the Media in the City by the Sea’, C Magazine, Issue 49, Spring
  • 1995 Robin Laurence, ‘Review’, The Vancouver Sun, June
  • 1992 Élisabeth Lebovici, ‘Achever la peinture’, Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, Issue 40, Summer
    Bruce Serafin, ‘Canada 125: The Shock of the New’, The Globe and Mail, 17 April
  • 1991 Gordon Lebredt, ‘Between Two Hangings’, Text, Issue 6, Fall
    Scott Watson, ‘The Generic City and its Discontents’, Arts Magazine, February
    Bill Jones, ‘Free Trade’, Arts Magazine, February
  • 1990 David Perez, ‘Ian Wallace’, Lapiz, November
    Joshua Decter, ‘New York in Review’, Arts Magazine, September
    Jan Avgikos, ‘Ian Wallace, Nicole Klagsbrun’, Tema Celeste, July–October
  • 1989 William Wood, ‘Ian Wallace: The Patient Wait’, Vanguard, September/October
    Luk Lambrecht, ‘Review’, Flash Art, Summer
    Luk Lambrecht, ‘Review’, Artefactum, Summer
    José Lebrero Stals, ‘The Experience of an Image’, Balkon, Summer
    Dolène Ainardi, ‘Ian Wallace. Maison de La Culture, Saint Étienne’, Art Press, June
  • 1988 Richard Rhodes, ‘Ian Wallace’, Artforum, December
    Bill Jones, ‘Ian Wallace, 49th Parallel’, Flash Art, November/December
    Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, ‘Graham, Kleyn, Wall, Wallace’, Flash Art, Issue 142, October
    William Wood, ‘Ian Wallace: The Patient Wait’, Vanguard, September/October
    Joshua Decter, ‘Review’, Artsmagazine, September
    Robert Kleyn, ‘Art in the Era of Permanent Capitalism’, C Magazine, Issue 19, Fall; reprinted in Ian Wallace: Images, Maison de la Culture et de la Communication, Saint-Étienne, France
    Serge Bérard, ‘Review’, Parachute, Issue 51, Summer
    Scott Watson, ‘Zweimal Canada Dry: Sechs Künstler aus Vancouver’, Wolkenkratzer Art Journal, March/April
    Ian Verchere, ‘Ars longa, vita brevis’, Planet of the Arts, March
    Derek Simons, ‘La melancolie de l’avant-garde’, Planet of the Arts, March
  • 1987 John Miller, ‘Stations’, Artscribe, Issue 67, November/December
    Lorne Falk and Joanne Lamoureux, ‘Stations: Tête à tête’, Vanguard, November
    Peggy Gale, ‘Outsiders In’, Canadian Art, Summer
    Christoph Blase, ‘Fotografie in Szene gesetzt’, Artis, June
    Earl Miller, ‘Ian Wallace’, C Magazine, Issue 13, April
    Linda Genereux, ‘Ian Wallace. Cold City Gallery, Toronto, November 8 to 26’, Vanguard, February/March
  • 1986 Elke Town, ‘We Like to Imagine’, Photo Communiqué, Fall
    Bruce Serafin, ‘Glamour and Prose: Ian Wallace and Vikky Alexander’, C Magazine, Issue 10, Summer
  • 1983 Ellen Thompson, ‘Ian Wallace at the Or Gallery’, Vanguard, Summer
  • 1982 Richard Rhodes, ‘Ian Wallace. David Bellman Gallery, Toronto, June’, Vanguard, September
  • 1979 Tony Emery, ‘Ian Wallace, Vancouver Art Gallery, Sept 21–Oct 21’, Artscanada, December/January
    Eric Cameron, ‘Semiology, Sensuousness and Ian Wallace’, Artforum, February
  • 1978 Art Perry, ‘Wallace finds field for photos in the past’, The Province, 24 January
    David MacWilliam, ‘Allegorical Imperatives: Ian Wallace at the Nova Gallery’, YVR Magazine, January
  • 1971 Judy Williams Fraser, ‘Collage Show’, Artscanada, June
  • 1970 Charlotte Townsend, ‘Photo Show’, Artscanada, June
  • 1969 Bill Vazan, ‘Survey 69’, Vie des Arts, Fall
  • 1968 Marguerite Pinney, ‘Duane Lunden and Ian Wallace’, Artscanada, August
  • 1967 Ann Rosenberg, ‘BC ’67—Prestige’, The Vancouver Sun, 15 December

Published Writing and Works by the Artist

  • 2015 Ian Wallace, ‘A Commentary on The Constructor (1978)’, + Que 20 ans après, Volume 17
  • 2012 Ian Wallace, ‘The First Documenta, 1955’, 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts: 002, dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, and Hatje Cantz, Berlin, Germany
    Ian Wallace, ‘The Corner of the Studio and El Taller: A Reflection on Two works from 1993/2000’, in The Studio, ed. Jens Hoffmann, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
  • 2011 Ian Wallace, ‘Picasso: Guitars 1912–1914’, Artforum, December
    Ian Wallace, ‘Commentary on Works of the 1970s’, in Anthology of Exhibition Essays, 2008/2009, eds. Catriona Jeffries and Charo Neville, CJPress, Vancouver
  • 2009 Ian Wallace, ‘Jeff Wall’, in Jeff Wall: Vancouver Art Gallery Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Ian Wallace, ‘Maplewood Mudflats Documents’, The Capilano Review, Issue 3.8, Spring
  • 2008 Ian Wallace, ‘Notes on Stéphane Mallarmé’s ‘Un coup de dés and Image/Text, 1979’’, in Un coup de Dés: Writing Turned Image. An Alphabet of Pensive Language, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
    Ian Wallace, ‘Photography and the Monochrome’, in Ian Wallace: A Literature of Images, Sternberg Press, Berlin, Germany
    Ian Wallace, ‘The Monochromes of 1967 to 1968 and After’, in Anthology of Exhibition Essays 2006/2007, CJ Press, Vancouver
  • 2007 Ian Wallace, ‘Corner of the Studio and El Taller: A Reflection on Two Works from 1993’, in Ian Wallace: In the Studio, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
    Ian Wallace, ‘Denise Hawrysio and the Imprint of Engagement and Indifference’, in Denise Hawrysio: Situational Prints, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
  • 2005 Ian Wallace, ‘Street Photos 1970’, in Unfinished Business: Photographing Vancouver Streets 1955 to 1985, eds. Glen Lowry, Bill Jeffries and Jerry Zaslove, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada, and West Coast Line, Burnaby, Canada
    Ian Wallace, ‘The Frontier of the Avant-Garde’, in Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists, eds. Dieter Roelstrate and Scott Watson, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuHKA), Antwerp, Belgium, and Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Ian Wallace, ‘Canadian Photography and Territories of Difference’, in Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Kanada, ed. Marie-Josée Jean, Edition Braus, Berlin, Germany
  • 2004 Ian Wallace, ‘Street Photos’, Arte Contexto, Volume 4, Number 4
  • 2003 Ian Wallace, ‘Kelly Wood’, in Kelly Wood: The Continuous Garbage Project: 1998ˆ2003, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2001 Ian Wallace, ‘Shelagh Keeley and the Idea of Drawing’, in Shelagh Keeley, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, Canada
  • 2000 Ian Wallace, ‘Tom Burrows: How We Mean What We Say’, in Tom Burrows, Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1999 Ian Wallace, ‘Vikky Alexander: The Mirage of the Sublime’, in Vikky Alexander: Vaux-le-Vicomte Panorama, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Ian Wallace, ‘Kelly Wood’, art/text, Issue 65, May–July
  • 1996 Ian Wallace, ‘Back to School’, Canadian Art, Fall
  • 1995 Ian Wallace, ‘Clayoquot Protest’, in Notion of Conflict: A Selection of Contemporary Canadian Art, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; reprinted in Clayoquot Protest, Windsor Art Gallery, Windsor, ON, and Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
  • 1994 Ian Wallace, ‘Corner of the Studio (1993) and El Taller (1993): A Description and Reflection upon Two Recent Works’, in Ian Wallace: Corner of the Studio/El Taller, Robayera Sala de Arte, Miengo, Spain
  • 1993 Ian Wallace, ‘Contemporary Canadian Photography and Territories of Difference’, La Mois de la Photo, Vox Populi, Montreal, Canada
  • 1992 Ian Wallace, ‘The Idea of the University’, in Ian Wallace: The Idea of the University, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver; reprinted in Spanish in Arte: Proyectos e Ideas, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain, Issue 1, November
    Ian Wallace, ‘Photography and the Monochrome: An Apologia, an Exegesis, an Interrogation’, in Càmeres Indiscretes, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica and Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1991 Ian Wallace, ‘Photoconceptualism in Vancouver’, in Thirteen Essays on Contemporary Canadian Photography, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada
  • 1990 Ian Wallace, ‘Hommage a Mondrian’, in Hommage a Mondrian, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, the Netherlands
    Ian Wallace, ‘Las Pinturas de Valencia, 1990’, in Las Pinturas de Valencia, Galería Temple, Valencia, Spain
  • 1987 Ian Wallace, ‘Image and Alter-Image II: Roy Arden’, Vanguard, Volume 16, Number 1, February–March
    Ian Wallace, ‘The Megapolis of Modern Art’, in Artropolis, Vancouver, BC
    Ian Wallace, ‘A Vanitas in Motion’, in Robert Kleyn, Canadian Cultural Institute, Rome, Italy
  • 1986 Ian Wallace, ‘Ricochet’, in Ricochet, Sala Uno, Rome, Italy
    Ian Wallace, ‘Image and Alter-Image: Ken Lum’, Vanguard, December/January
  • 1984 Ian Wallace, ‘Jeff Wall’s Transparencies’, in Jeff Wall: Transparencies, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK, and Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ian Wallace, Works of conceptual art from the collection of David Bellman exhibited at Or Gallery, Vancouver, August 1984, Or Gallery, Vancouver
  • 1983 Ian Wallace, ‘Canada: Anyone, Anywhere, Anything’, Flash Art, March
    Ian Wallace, ‘Painting in Spite of Art: David MacWilliam’, Vanguard, December/January
    Ian Wallace, ‘Dan Graham at the David Bellman Gallery, Toronto’, Vanguard, September
    Ian Wallace, ‘Geoffrey James at Coburg Gallery, Vancouver’, Vanguard, September
  • 1982 Ian Wallace, ‘Literature: Transparent and Opaque’, in Concrete Poetry, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver; reprinted in The Avant-Garde Tradition in Literature, ed. Richard Kostelanetz, Prometheus Books, Buffalo, USA
    Ian Wallace, ‘Jeff Wall’, in Jeff Wall, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, USA
    Ian Wallace, ‘The Era of Judgement: The 7th Documenta’, Vanguard, December/January
  • 1981 Ian Wallace, ‘Revisionism and its Discontents’, Vanguard, September
  • 1979 Ian Wallace and Russell Keziere, ‘Bruce Nauman Interviewed’, Vanguard, February
  • 1978 Ian Wallace, ‘Glen Toppings Remembered’, YVR, Issue 2, May
  • 1969 Ian Wallace, ‘Literature: Transparent and Opaque’, in Concrete Poetry, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Teaching Appointments

  • 1972 – 1998 Vancouver School of Art (now Emily Carr University of Art and Design), Vancouver
  • 1970 – 1987 University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Awards

  • 2009 Molson Prize, Canada Council for the Arts
  • 2004 Governor General’s Award for Visual Arts
  • 1997 VIVA Award, Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation for the Visual Arts, Vancouver