Get up-to-date reports on Canada’s art news including notable appointments and gallery shifts, as well as key award announcements as they happen.
From 1963 to 1971 to 2017, from Birmingham to Attica to Toronto, new shows from the Ryerson Image Centre are tackling police repression and black protest.
It’s just a couple of weeks into 2017, but Indigenous artists and their allies have already generated cogent critiques of the official #Canada150 hashtag.
This week, the art community mourned the loss of influential conceptual artist and educator Laurel Woodcock.
On New Year’s Eve, Blank Canvas Gallery’s co-owner was tasered by police—raising questions about racial bias in policing, and in the Canadian art scene.
Lindsay Nixon is our new Indigenous Editor-at-Large, and Merray Gerges is our new staff writer.
Canadians are spending less time and money on arts, culture and social leisure than they did before the recession. And art orgs need to take action.
This week, renowned Inuit artist Tim Pitsiulak was remembered, and several artists were appointed to the Order of Canada.
This week, there were updates in the authenticity debate over Van Gogh sketches, and a donation that will help the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina renovate.
This week, $100,000 was donated towards the Kenojuak Cultural Centre and Print Shop in honour of the late artist Annie Pootoogook.
This week, artists included in the Leonard Cohen show at the MAC were announced, Nicolas Grenier and Aude Moreau were awarded prizes in Montreal and more.
Artists have “serious concerns about the impact that this restructuring could potentially have on the art gallery” at the Rooms, says one representative.