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Curtis Talwst Santiago on Drawing Online and Building Exhibitions During a Pandemic

When COVID-19 closed galleries and museums in New York, two of his shows there were suspended. Since then, he has found other ways of connecting

Monochrome and Matter

A 1967 artscanada roundtable on the subject of “black” revealed the consequent tensions between the aesthetics of abstraction and the politics of race

Making Throughlines

Making Throughlines

A national survey of artists whose work layers collaboration, inheritance and collective memory

Art to See This Fall

Art to See This Fall

In public festivals, biennials and galleries, or on TV—there are lots of ways to experience art this fall. Here, Canadian Art's editors pick a few projects they're looking forward to.

Samuel Roy-Bois: <i>Presences</i>

Samuel Roy-Bois: Presences

Esker Foundation presents three solo exhibitions this fall by Liz Magor, Samuel Roy-Bois and Jon Sasaki. Take a virtual video tour of Roy-Bois’s exhibition Presences, on view at Esker until 19 December

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What We Mean When We Rant about Digital Art

What We Mean When We Rant about Digital Art

Six months into living and working remotely, what has the “rush to digital” meant for artists and curators already trying to push virtual exhibition spaces in new directions?

A Letter from the Black Curators Forum to Contemporary Art Institutions and Organizations across This Land Called Canada
Touching the Ground

Touching the Ground

The sea and its horizons bring both respite and reminders of violence. For poets Imani Elizabeth Jackson, M. NourbeSe Philip and S*an D. Henry-Smith, the sea is an end, and also a beginning

Excesses and Refusals

Excesses and Refusals

In this introductory essay for the Fall 2020 issue of Canadian Art, Chroma, co-editors Yaniya Lee and Denise Ryner write about some of the origins of, and hopes for, this project

Groundations

Groundations

For Tau Lewis, sculpture is an always unfolding conversation between progenitors and peers, the past and the possible

Advertiser Guide

Advertiser Guide

Print advertising is a critical part of the work that we do at Canadian Art. Here, we’re highlighting some of the important gallery and museum exhibitions that are featured in the pages of the Fall 2020 issue, Chroma.

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In the Studio with Amanda Boulos

“I rely on painting to archive inherited ancestral knowledge,” says artist Amanda Boulos, and while on a residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, she found parallels to Beirut

In the Studio with Jamiyla Lowe

"A lot of my work can be really silly," says Lowe, "even though it's a little bit dark sometimes, it's never heavy. If I'm spending so much time with something, I want it to make me feel good."

In the Studio with Jamiyla Lowe

"A lot of my work can be really silly," says Lowe, "even though it's a little bit dark sometimes, it's never heavy. If I'm spending so much time with something, I want it to make me feel good."

In the Studio with Curtis Talwst Santiago

The Edmonton-born artist talks about the relationship between music and art, the themes that inform his practice and his new project for the Toronto Biennial of Art

In the Studio with Curtis Talwst Santiago

The Edmonton-born artist talks about the relationship between music and art, the themes that inform his practice and his new project for the Toronto Biennial of Art

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mitsujuk | kussikuashu | kpitni’sewet | they sew

mitsujuk | kussikuashu | kpitni’sewet | they sew

Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, 275 Duckworth St, St. John's, NL A1C 1G9, St. John's NL
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Humour as Medicine

Humour as Medicine

Campbell River Art Gallery, 1235 Shoppers Row, Campbell River BC
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Untunnelling Vision

Untunnelling Vision

TRUCK Contemporary Art, 2009 10 Avenue SW, Calgary AB
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Outgrowth

Outgrowth

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, 401 1 Street SE, Medicine Hat AB

Untouched

Untouched

VASA gallery, 25 Sir Winston Churchill Avenue, St. Albert AB

Kyle Scheurmann: A Few Stars in the Lake

Kyle Scheurmann: A Few Stars in the Lake

Angell Gallery, 1444 Dupont Street, Unit 15, Toronto ON