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Canadian Art is Canada's most widely read art magazine, released quarterly since Fall 1984. Published by a not-for-profit charitable foundation, Canadian Art features our nation’s top writers exploring the artists and exhibitions that shape our contemporary scene. Browse selections from our current issue, the full content of recent issues, and our complete covers and cover stories reaching back over 30 years—or subscribe now to get each new issue delivered straight to your mailbox or tablet.

Fall 2016

Available on newsstands from September 15 to December 14, 2016

Features

Kathy Goes to Toronto
A 1979 visit to Toronto by post-punk literary legend Kathy Acker resulted in mutual strokes of influence
by Jason McBride

About Land
An Indigenous perspective on the contested land of Palestine
by Wanda Nanibush

Spotlight
A series of 12 profiles of international artists with Canadian ties: Ryan Foerster, Sascha Braunig, Kapwani Kiwanga, Vejas Kruszewski, Sojourner Truth Parsons, Marie-Michelle Deschamps, Julien Ciccaldi, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Tamara Henderson, Brent Wadden, Rochelle Goldberg, and Nicolas Grenier
GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY RBC EMERGING ARTISTS PROJECT

Artist Project
Soft Film
by Sara Cwynar

The Next Art School
An investigation into the recent turmoil and structural changes at NSCAD University
by Mike Landry

The State We’re In
Wolfgang Tillmans and Tom McDonough consider three photographs

Vancouver at the Movies
A case for expanding Vancouver’s defining mode of art production beyond photoconceptualism
by Aaron Peck

Preview

Upcoming openings, events, performances and more

Opinion

Culture Club
On the concept of the “Canadian mafia”
by Durga Chew-Bose

Legacy

Slasher Mary
The Canadian-born suffragette who committed a historic act of art vandalism
by Adam Lauder

Reviews

Recent exhibitions, books, films and more

Backstory

The Revenant (Excerpt)
by Moyra Davey

Issue Cover

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