Everybody reads a given exhibition differently, and half the enjoyment in art comes from exploring those different points of view. Here, Canada's leading and emerging art writers respond to must-discuss exhibitions taking place across the country and overseas.
Emily Carr is linked to the work of a young European Surrealist in a thoughtfully conceived and elegantly executed exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Do events like Nuit Blanche encourage art audiences to disassociate from the art? And what if this occurs in response to a politically sensitive work?
Duane Linklater, Nadia Belerique, Hajra Waheed and Mohammad Salemy are among the Canadians inquiring into the state of art, and the world, in Gwangju.
Calgary painter Chris Cran has a lively National Gallery of Canada retrospective packed with wordplay and optical twists and turns. Rosie Prata reviews.
Experimental music, graphic novels, noontime BBQs, film screenings, alleyway installations and karaoke caves—that’s one week at a New Brunswick art fest.
“I see this as unceded territories. I have never surrendered this to you.” So begins a journey into some of the most-discussed art in Vancouver today.