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Get up-to-date reports on Canada’s art-scene news including notable appointments and gallery shifts, as well as key award announcements as they happen.

Stéphane Aquin to be Hirshhorn’s Chief Curator

Longtime Montreal curator poised to lead Washington, DC, museum and sculpture garden starting in early 2015.

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On Newsstands Now: Canadian Art Winter 2015

With a cover story by Giller-nominated author David Macfarlane on Calgary-born, Brussels-based artist Zin Taylor, our Winter 2015 issue is a must-read.

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Milk-Crate Art Wins Big at Montreal Awards

Philippe Allard and Justin Duchesneau win the Prix Art Public at this year’s Gala des arts visuels for their playful, large-scale milk-crate installations.

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Int’l Street Artist JR to Take On Toronto

Artist known most recently for pasting a woman’s face on a European container ship will be the first to have his own exhibition zone at TO’s Nuit Blanche.

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Caoimhe Morgan-Feir Appointed Interim Online Editor

Winner of Frieze Writer’s Prize and founding editor of Kapsula, a digital journal for experimental art crit, joins Canada’s most widely read art magazine.

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Aboriginal Digital Access Project Grows

More than 400 films by Aboriginal artists and filmmakers have been digitized through the project, giving international profile to their makers.

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Clay & Glass Artists Receive $10K Awards

Christopher Reid Flock and Cheryl Wilson Smith have been recognized for excellence in ceramics- and glass-based art, respectively.

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Select Artwork Prices Double at Canada’s Fall Auctions

Works by J.E.H. MacDonald, William Kurelek and others far exceeded their pre-auction estimates at Canada’s fall 2014 art auctions.

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Quebec Museum & Gallery Attendance Hits New High

Statistics show that attendance at Quebec museums, interpretive centres and exhibition spaces was 14.2 million last year—the highest level since 2003.

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Presentation House Announces Name Change and Major Gift

Vancouver’s Presentation House Gallery has revealed a $4 million gift towards its new building and an accompanying name change, both projected for 2017.

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Artists Reach Trial Agreement with Nat’l Gallery

Following more than a decade of negotiation and litigation, the National Gallery of Canada is close to reaching an agreement with key artist groups on fees.

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McMichael Gift Boosts Quebec Artists

Fifty works by Jean-Paul Riopelle, Paul-Émile Borduas, Jean Paul Lemieux and others have been gifted to a museum best known for its Group of Seven holdings.

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