Reviews

Classical romantic tragedy meets Game of Thrones kitsch in the nervy textile artworks of Berlin-based Canadian artist Emma LaMorte.

Features
Marc Mayer on the NGC’s Chagall Deaccession

In this interview, the National Gallery of Canada director and CEO says he never saw the Chagall deaccession controversy coming—and that the gallery is as transparent as it should be.

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Must-Sees
Must-Sees This Week: April 19 to 25, 2018

Paper sculptures, drawings on paper, prints and photographs—all are on view at Papier this week. Plus: Bharti Kher at DHC/ART and some artist-designed 4/20 gear.

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News
News in Brief: Culture Outpaces Sports in Economic Impact, and More

Culture industries generate eight times the value of sports, study says. Plus: a new director for Nova Scotia’s arts funder, and fresh studios in Montreal.

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Features
Hunger and Black Balloons: An Interview with Liz Johnson Artur

The Russian-Ghanaian analog photographer takes an ethical approach to issues of representation and archive.

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News
25 Artists Longlisted for the Sobey Art Award

The list represents a wide range of artists—some well-known, and some not—that everybody should be paying attention to.

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News
What to Know About the National Gallery’s Latest Chagall-David Move

Canada’s National Gallery has issued a release that brings some clarity to its recent decisions around deaccessions and acquisitions. But is it enough?

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Features
The Many Lives of Vikky Alexander

In a career-spanning interview, the artist reflects on how her 1980s reshoots of fashion-magazine editorials have found a new audience in Canada and internationally.

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Reviews
Black Is Canadian

The ROM’s “Here We Are Here” complicates simplistic notions of national identity.

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Features
Can Deaccessioning Become More Transparent?

An in-depth look at why public communication and engagement—or lack thereof—became a stumbling block for the National Gallery of Canada in its big Chagall sell-off.

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News
News in Brief: Marc Mayer to Leave National Gallery and More

Chief curator Paul Lang already departed the NGC in March. Plus: the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal reveals its new look—and renewed aspirations.

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Must-Sees
Must-Sees This Week: April 12 to 18, 2018

The largest festival in North America for experimental and independent film, video and other time-based media—kicks off this week in Toronto.

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News
Is This the Painting the National Gallery Is Hoping to Acquire After Chagall Sale?

Multiple breaking news stories suggest a Quebec church is the holder of the neoclassical canvas—and that the National Gallery is getting blowback from other museums.

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WETLAND PROJECT audiovisual installation
Apr 20 2018 TO May 18 2018
VIVO Media Arts Centre (Vancouver)
In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art
Jun 22 2017 TO May 1 2019
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Gordon Bennett, Be Polite
Jan 11 2018 TO May 12 2018
McMaster Museum of Art ()
Cathy Busby: WE CALL
May 20 2017 TO Apr 28 2018
Teck Gallery (Vancouver)
Fulhame’s Map
Apr 7 2018 TO Jun 3 2018
Nanaimo Art Gallery (Nanaimo)
Art! Vancouver 2018
Apr 19 2018 TO Apr 22 2018
Vancouver Convention Centre East (Vancouver)
WINE, WATER, AND OIL: Domestic Vessels from the Greek & Roman World
Aug 12 2017 TO Apr 28 2018
McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilton)

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