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Summer 2017 Issue Launch in Calgary

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2017

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of…

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Spring 2017 School Hop

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Editorial Residency

Our editorial resident spends a summer honing writing, research and editing skills at Canadian Art’s office, and receives a $7,000 award. Apply by April 7.

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Writing Prize

This juried prize for new writers on contemporary art provides a $3,000 first prize and $1,000 each for two runners-up. Apply by May 26, 2017.

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Gallery Day Vancouver

Join Canadian Art editors and contributors on Saturday, March 11, for a free day of talks in galleries all across Vancouver.

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Winter 2017 Issue Launch at AGO First Thursday

On December 1, join Canadian Art for the launch of our Winter 2017 issue and a series of talks at the AGO’s First Thursday, which asks “What Now?” Has 2016 been the worst year of our lives?…

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Fall 2016 School Hop

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2016

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Summer 2017 Issue Launch in Calgary

Wednesday, June 14, 7 to 10 p.m. Untitled Art Society, 343 11 Ave SW Panel: Jason Baerg, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Michelle McGeough, Lindsay Nixon and Adrian Stimson Join Canadian Art on June…

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Canadian Art is pleased to partner with Images Festival to co-present the 2017 closing night screening, Martine Syms: Incense, Sweaters, and Ice. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2017

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of…

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Spring 2017 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Editorial Residency

Our editorial resident spends a summer honing writing, research and editing skills at Canadian Art’s office, and receives a $7,000 award. Apply by April 7.

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Writing Prize

This juried prize for new writers on contemporary art provides a $3,000 first prize and $1,000 each for two runners-up. Apply by May 26, 2017.

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Gallery Day Vancouver

Join Canadian Art editors and contributors on Saturday, March 11, for a free day of talks in galleries all across Vancouver.

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Winter 2017 Issue Launch at AGO First Thursday

On December 1, join Canadian Art for the launch of our Winter 2017 issue and a series of talks at the AGO’s First Thursday, which asks “What Now?” Has 2016 been the worst year of our lives?…

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Fall 2016 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2016

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced with the expertise of the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of Canadian

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  • Features23.08.2012

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    Wanda Koop: Into the Woods

    A visit to Wanda Koop’s cabin near Riding Mountain National Park in southern Manitoba proves intriguing for Vancouver critic Robin Laurence. There, Laurence writes, Koop bridges old Grey Owl myths with a new series of paintings on our increasingly digital culture.
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  • Features16.08.2012

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    Brian Jungen & Duane Linklater: Hunting Retreat

    This year's most talked about art-world event, dOCUMENTA (13), retreated to the calming climes of Banff earlier this month for a parallel program of lectures and workshops, and the debut of Modest Livelihood, a new film by artists Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater. Nancy Tousley reports.
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  • Features16.08.2012

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    Ken Lum: The City of Brotherly Love

    After years as one of the main players in the Vancouver art scene, artist Ken Lum has moved to Philadelphia. In this column for Canadianart.ca, Lum offers his first impressions of the move stateside and considers the histories, both social and personal, that are embedded in the streets and doors of his new hometown.
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  • Features16.08.2012

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    The Painting Project

    Curator Louise Déry from Montreal's Galerie de l'UQAM has taken on the task of drawing up "a balance sheet of current painting in Canada." She found four categories—figure of reality, fictional worlds, painting as the subject, and hybrid practices—that offer a snapshot of the field. Find out more as she explains the project in our current issue.
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  • See It02.08.2012

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    Mark Clintberg: Reno Rapture

    Museum renovations and rebrandings have become de rigeur over the past decade. In his latest piece, artist/critic Mark Clintberg is using the Art Gallery of Alberta's recent refresh as creative fodder. In this interview, he tells Leah Sandals why.
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  • See ItSee It

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    The New Alberta Contemporaries: Western Promises

    In June, the much-anticipated Esker Foundation opened its doors in Calgary with a roundup of 47 recent Alberta art-school grads. Check out some of the emerging-artist highlights in this slideshow, which includes comments from curator Caterina Pizanias.
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  • Features26.07.2012

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    Oliver Husain: Hybrid Hijinks

    Playing on cinematic influences from Hitchcock to Bollywood to Jack Smith—not to mention a good dose of gossipy art-opening theatricality—Toronto’s Oliver Husain is gaining international attention. Find out more in this current-issue feature by Jon Davies.
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  • Features19.07.2012

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    Nigel Prince: Taking Charge

    During art school, Nigel Prince played bass guitar. Now, the formerly UK-based curator keeps the rhythm going as executive director of Vancouver's Contemporary Art Gallery. In this current-issue feature, Hadani Ditmars hears out his plans for the space.
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  • Features12.07.2012

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    Ingrid Z: Serious Fun

    Ingrid Z, co-founder of Toronto's pioneering, early 2000s West Wing Art Space, recently opened a gallery in London's Hackney neighbourhood. In this feature from our current issue, critic R.M. Vaughan visits for tea and gets Z's views on Canadian art abroad.
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  • Features12.07.2012

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    Shelf Life: Our Summer 2012 Reading Picks

    Summer reading is an art activity with its own particular, portable pleasures. Whether you’re headed to the beach, the cottage or simply the backyard, here are the picks to pack this season.
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  • Features05.07.2012

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    Kitty Scott: A Return to Ontario

    The Art Gallery of Ontario has announced Kitty Scott as its new curator of modern and contemporary art, starting this fall. Here, Scott chats with David Balzer about her upcoming move to Toronto and her recent experiences at dOCUMENTA (13) and the Banff Centre.
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  • FeaturesFeature

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    RBC Canadian Painting Competition: Start Your Engines

    The RBC Canadian Painting Competition announced its 2012 finalists this week, with many new names on the roster. This slideshow looks at each finalist’s work and offers thoughts on painting from jurors Nigel Prince and Jonathan Shaughnessy.
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  • Features28.06.2012

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    All Our Relations: The 18th Biennale of Sydney

    This week, the 18th Biennale of Sydney, co-curated by Canadian Gerald McMaster and American Catherine de Zegher, opened to acclaim. In this feature from our current issue, McMaster shares his thoughts on the event and other biennials around the globe.
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  • Features14.06.2012

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    On Newsstands & Online This Week: Canadian Art Summer 2012

    Canadian Art’s latest issue hits newsstands and tablets across the country this week with a range of features on the theme of exhibition making. Issue highlights include a cover story on Jeff Wall’s recent survey in Spain and an in-depth profile of dOCUMENTA (13)’s artistic director.
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  • Features14.06.2012

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    Toronto Curating Itself: An Unhistory

    For many years, difficult questions have haunted the Toronto art scene: Why is Toronto unable to make an account of itself? When will a strong regional survey be mounted? In this provocative essay, Sholem Krishtalka examines these ongoing problems.
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CURRENT ISSUE | SUMMER 2017: KINSHIP
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Summer 2017 Issue Launch in Calgary

Wednesday, June 14, 7 to 10 p.m. Untitled Art Society, 343 11 Ave SW Panel: Jason Baerg, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Michelle McGeough, Lindsay Nixon and Adrian Stimson Join Canadian Art on June…

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Canadian Art Co-Presents Martine Syms Screening at Images Festival

Canadian Art is pleased to partner with Images Festival to co-present the 2017 closing night screening, Martine Syms: Incense, Sweaters, and Ice. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2017

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of…

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Spring 2017 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Editorial Residency

Our editorial resident spends a summer honing writing, research and editing skills at Canadian Art’s office, and receives a $7,000 award. Apply by April 7.

Read more
Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Writing Prize

This juried prize for new writers on contemporary art provides a $3,000 first prize and $1,000 each for two runners-up. Apply by May 26, 2017.

Read more
Gallery Day Vancouver

Join Canadian Art editors and contributors on Saturday, March 11, for a free day of talks in galleries all across Vancouver.

Read more
Winter 2017 Issue Launch at AGO First Thursday

On December 1, join Canadian Art for the launch of our Winter 2017 issue and a series of talks at the AGO’s First Thursday, which asks “What Now?” Has 2016 been the worst year of our lives?…

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Fall 2016 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2016

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced with the expertise of the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of Canadian

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Summer 2017 Issue Launch in Calgary

Wednesday, June 14, 7 to 10 p.m. Untitled Art Society, 343 11 Ave SW Panel: Jason Baerg, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Michelle McGeough, Lindsay Nixon and Adrian Stimson Join Canadian Art on June…

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Canadian Art is pleased to partner with Images Festival to co-present the 2017 closing night screening, Martine Syms: Incense, Sweaters, and Ice. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with…

Read more
RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2017

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of…

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Spring 2017 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Editorial Residency

Our editorial resident spends a summer honing writing, research and editing skills at Canadian Art’s office, and receives a $7,000 award. Apply by April 7.

Read more
Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Writing Prize

This juried prize for new writers on contemporary art provides a $3,000 first prize and $1,000 each for two runners-up. Apply by May 26, 2017.

Read more
Gallery Day Vancouver

Join Canadian Art editors and contributors on Saturday, March 11, for a free day of talks in galleries all across Vancouver.

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Winter 2017 Issue Launch at AGO First Thursday

On December 1, join Canadian Art for the launch of our Winter 2017 issue and a series of talks at the AGO’s First Thursday, which asks “What Now?” Has 2016 been the worst year of our lives?…

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Fall 2016 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2016

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced with the expertise of the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of Canadian

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  • Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller: Black Birds

    New York critic Joseph R. Wolin heads to the Park Avenue Armory where Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller are creating a buzz (and other sounds) at the US premiere of a dark, nightmarish installation originally created for the 2008 Biennale of Sydney.

  • Grange Prize 2012: Hot Shots

    One of Canada’s largest cash-value art prizes—$65,000 in total with $50,000 going to the winner, $5,000 to three runners-up—announced its finalists this week. Take in their wide-ranging works in this slideshow.

  • Wanda Koop: Into the Woods

    A visit to Wanda Koop’s cabin near Riding Mountain National Park in southern Manitoba proves intriguing for Vancouver critic Robin Laurence. There, Laurence writes, Koop bridges old Grey Owl myths with a new series of paintings on our increasingly digital culture.

  • Brad Tinmouth: Survival Strategies

    The basement of an art gallery may seem an unlikely place to create an emergency shelter. However, Xpace's lower gallery is an ideal setting for Brad Tinmouth's “If Times Get Tough or Even If They Don't,” which evokes a cold-war bunker.

  • Wim Delvoye: Blame it on Paris

    Silk-covered pigs, lattice-cut car tires and a tattooed man are just a few of the works that Belgian artist Wim Delvoye has shuttled into the old, Gothic wing of the Louvre this summer. Jill Glessing reviews, finding a terrific amalgam of high and low.

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CURRENT ISSUE | SUMMER 2017: KINSHIP
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Summer 2017 Issue Launch in Calgary

Wednesday, June 14, 7 to 10 p.m. Untitled Art Society, 343 11 Ave SW Panel: Jason Baerg, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Michelle McGeough, Lindsay Nixon and Adrian Stimson Join Canadian Art on June…

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Canadian Art Co-Presents Martine Syms Screening at Images Festival

Canadian Art is pleased to partner with Images Festival to co-present the 2017 closing night screening, Martine Syms: Incense, Sweaters, and Ice. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2017

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of…

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Spring 2017 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Editorial Residency

Our editorial resident spends a summer honing writing, research and editing skills at Canadian Art’s office, and receives a $7,000 award. Apply by April 7.

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Writing Prize

This juried prize for new writers on contemporary art provides a $3,000 first prize and $1,000 each for two runners-up. Apply by May 26, 2017.

Read more
Gallery Day Vancouver

Join Canadian Art editors and contributors on Saturday, March 11, for a free day of talks in galleries all across Vancouver.

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Winter 2017 Issue Launch at AGO First Thursday

On December 1, join Canadian Art for the launch of our Winter 2017 issue and a series of talks at the AGO’s First Thursday, which asks “What Now?” Has 2016 been the worst year of our lives?…

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Fall 2016 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2016

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced with the expertise of the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of Canadian

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CURRENT ISSUE | SUMMER 2017: KINSHIP
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Summer 2017 Issue Launch in Calgary

Wednesday, June 14, 7 to 10 p.m. Untitled Art Society, 343 11 Ave SW Panel: Jason Baerg, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Michelle McGeough, Lindsay Nixon and Adrian Stimson Join Canadian Art on June…

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Canadian Art Co-Presents Martine Syms Screening at Images Festival

Canadian Art is pleased to partner with Images Festival to co-present the 2017 closing night screening, Martine Syms: Incense, Sweaters, and Ice. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with…

Read more
RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2017

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of…

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Spring 2017 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Editorial Residency

Our editorial resident spends a summer honing writing, research and editing skills at Canadian Art’s office, and receives a $7,000 award. Apply by April 7.

Read more
Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Writing Prize

This juried prize for new writers on contemporary art provides a $3,000 first prize and $1,000 each for two runners-up. Apply by May 26, 2017.

Read more
Gallery Day Vancouver

Join Canadian Art editors and contributors on Saturday, March 11, for a free day of talks in galleries all across Vancouver.

Read more
Winter 2017 Issue Launch at AGO First Thursday

On December 1, join Canadian Art for the launch of our Winter 2017 issue and a series of talks at the AGO’s First Thursday, which asks “What Now?” Has 2016 been the worst year of our lives?…

Read more
Fall 2016 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2016

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced with the expertise of the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of Canadian

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Free Gallery Talks in Toronto

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CURRENT ISSUE | SUMMER 2017: KINSHIP
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Summer 2017 Issue Launch in Calgary

Wednesday, June 14, 7 to 10 p.m. Untitled Art Society, 343 11 Ave SW Panel: Jason Baerg, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Michelle McGeough, Lindsay Nixon and Adrian Stimson Join Canadian Art on June…

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Canadian Art Co-Presents Martine Syms Screening at Images Festival

Canadian Art is pleased to partner with Images Festival to co-present the 2017 closing night screening, Martine Syms: Incense, Sweaters, and Ice. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with…

Read more
RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2017

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of…

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Spring 2017 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Editorial Residency

Our editorial resident spends a summer honing writing, research and editing skills at Canadian Art’s office, and receives a $7,000 award. Apply by April 7.

Read more
Call for Applications: The 2017 Canadian Art Writing Prize

This juried prize for new writers on contemporary art provides a $3,000 first prize and $1,000 each for two runners-up. Apply by May 26, 2017.

Read more
Gallery Day Vancouver

Join Canadian Art editors and contributors on Saturday, March 11, for a free day of talks in galleries all across Vancouver.

Read more
Winter 2017 Issue Launch at AGO First Thursday

On December 1, join Canadian Art for the launch of our Winter 2017 issue and a series of talks at the AGO’s First Thursday, which asks “What Now?” Has 2016 been the worst year of our lives?…

Read more
Fall 2016 School Hop

The Canadian Art Foundation School Hop is an important youth initiative aimed at education and outreach to Toronto’s secondary-school students. In the face of reduced funding for extracurricular…

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RBC Canadian Painting Competition 2016

The RBC Canadian Painting Competition, established in 1999, is produced with the expertise of the Canadian Art Foundation. The competition seeks to support and nurture the next generation of Canadian

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