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B.C. Binning

Fred Schiffer1966-10-08

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC

The Jewish Museum and Archives of BC

Dr. Bertrand Charles Binning (1909-1976) was a notable artist and teacher of art in Vancouver during the late 20th century. The founding director of the UBC Department of Fine Art, Binning and his wife Jessie were at the centre of a thriving cultural circle, that included Lawren and Bess Harris, Gordon and Marion Smith, John Koerner, and Jack and Doris Shadbolt. Binning was a co-founder of the Art in Living Group, represented Canada at the 1954 Venice Biennale, and established the UBC Festival of Contemporary Arts.

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  • Title: B.C. Binning
  • Creator: Fred Schiffer
  • Date Created: 1966-10-08
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Type: Photograph

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