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.
Top prize for the award is $25,000, with $15,000 each for two runners-up. The winner was announced at a ceremony this evening in Ottawa.
Plus: Andrew Hunter is the Art Gallery of Guelph’s new senior curator and the Emerging Digital Artists Award announces its winner.
ByDealers is what it sounds like: an auction house run largely by dealers themselves. First lots include Riopelle, Ferron, Mitchell and more.
Excitement is building about the fact that Indigenous architect Douglas Cardinal’s project “UNCEDED” will be in the spotlight at the next Venice Biennale.
“You don’t have to be skinny or blonde or sing in English or French, and you can stand by what you want to do and what you want to say,” said Lido Pimienta.
An ancient nail clipper, a slightly less ancient video game, and a very-not-ancient arts and culture problem.
This week, Calgary arts groups walked away from plans to create a new gallery, and also demanded more funding. City Hall was implied to be the problem.
Charmaine Nelson will teach Canada’s history of slavery at Harvard, Jaimie Isaac is Winnipeg Art Gallery’s newest curator and more.
With a curator from France, the new Momenta Biennale de l’image aims to put Canadian and international artists on the same platform.