CURRENT ISSUE | SPRING 2015
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Features

Our features go in-depth on vital artists, exhibitions and movements shaping Canada’s cultural scene. Want to understand the deep background on what you see at the galleries? This is the place to start reading.

Marc-Antoine K. Phaneuf: Pop Cultist

Montreal-based artist Marc-Antoine K. Phaneuf turns his passion for the objects of popular culture into works that help us see our culture more clearly.

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The Curious Case of Levine Flexhaug

In mid-century Canada, Levine Flexhaug created hundreds of versions of the same painting. A new exhibition sheds light on his unusual story.

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Frieze and the New Whitney Light Up New York

Peter Goddard reports from New York, where the Frieze art fair and the new Whitney building offer a rare, luminescent moment of celebration in Manhattan.

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David Altmejd’s Seven-Year Itch

David Altmejd discusses the inspiration behind “Flux,” his upcoming solo show at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and his plans for the future.

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Quebec’s Art Stars from the Biennale de Montréal

Like the Quebec Triennial it replaced, the Biennale de Montréal was a star-making machine for Quebec artists; here are four who stood out.

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Venice Pavilions Take a Lighter Tack

David Balzer reports from three national pavilions at the Venice Biennale, where humorous approaches to serious current issues reigned.

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Venice Biennale 2015: Like Flies to Honey, BGL’s Big Gamble at the Canada Pavilion

Isa Tousignant reports from the opening of BGL’s installation at the Canada Pavilion, where the collective’s project has been gathering crowds all day.

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Video: BGL’s Installation Unveiled at the Canada Pavilion

BGL’s installation at the Canada Pavilion offers an absurdist take on the idiosyncrasies of local culture and the construction of value.

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First Look: BGL at the 2015 Venice Biennale

Richard Rhodes reports from the 56th Venice Biennale, where Quebec City collective BGL have transformed the Canada Pavilion with a series of installations.

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Video Preview: “Part Picture” at MOCCA

New York–based curator and artist Chris Wiley previews his show “Part Picture,” which opens tonight at MOCCA in Toronto, focusing on current photography.

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6 Parting Thoughts on Papier15

With numerous changes this year, Papier15 was navigating plenty of new territory. How did the Montreal art fair measure up?

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5 Shows to See at the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

The 2015 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival launches across Toronto today. Here are five projects that the Canadian Art team will be visiting.

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