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Articles by Leah Sandals

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Drake-Parody Instagram Feed to Become Public Art in the 6ix

Drake is no stranger to the art world—but he’s seldom been in official public art. That ends May 1, when Contact launches a @UofTDrizzy poster project.

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8 Reasons the Camera Obscura is Still Worth Celebrating

Camera obscura tech may be ancient, but its sculptural possibilities keep it a favourite of some artists. Giant gold nugget as imaging device? No problem.

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AGO Looks to the US for New Director Pick

Taking the helm of one of North America’s largest art museums, Honolulu’s Stephan Jost faces challenge of maintaining revenues for the institution.

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When Is First Nations Art Also Outsider Art?

Paintings by late Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw artist Henry Speck are at the Outsider Art Fair in New York this week. But is that the right place for them?

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Picturing Parenthood: A Conversation with Calgary Photographer Dona Schwartz

Perfect-belly pics and ideal-nursery fantasies get a reality check in Calgary photographer Dona Schwartz’s new book and exhibition On the Nest.

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Wafaa Bilal Revives Iraqi Library in Ontario Show

Wafaa Bilal’s upcoming project at the Art Gallery of Windsor aims to collect 1,000 books requested by students and teachers in Baghdad.

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6 Ways to Resist Art’s Dehumanization of Indigenous People

Lakota artist Dana Claxton reflects on how her newest body of work seeks to rectify the objectification of her people and their cultural belongings.

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6 Questions About Art & Parenthood

When will the artworld finally be okay with parents making work about one of their primary life-changing experiences?

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Marcel Barbeau, Painter Till the End, Dies at 90

One of the first Canadian painters to embrace abstraction died on January 2 in Montreal following a seven-decade career.

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Leah Sandals’s Top 3 of 2014: This Time, It’s Personal

Leah Sandals lists her top three art experiences of 2014, focusing on art that resonated personally and offered moments of reflection.

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