News

Seven Canadian artists—and one curator—are each $25,000 richer today thanks to the 2018 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts.

Features
Re-Naming a New World

It’s not enough to say to Indigenous people, “Let me add some signs in your language to my art institution.” A re-naming is required, and Jason Baerg offers it.

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Video: In the Studio with Sameer Farooq

Building museums of found objects and casting packing materials in porcelain, Farooq questions how citizens are told to think about their pasts.

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Must-Sees
Must-Sees This Week: February 15 to 21, 2018

Legendary abstract painters Joan Mitchell and Jean Paul Riopelle were partners for a quarter-century. See their works side by side in a dual survey.

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News
News in Brief: Annie Pootoogook Book Coming Soon and More

Plus: the Inuit Art Centre makes its all-woman, all-Inuit curatorial lineup official, and a committee is named to promote Indigenous art.

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Reviews
Surveillance Romance

In their first major solo exhibition—and on the verge of a Berlinale spotlight—artist duo Bambitchell studies the aesthetics of camouflage.

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Reviews
The Women Who Could Transform Acadian Art

Two years ago, curator Elise Anne LaPlante started a research project to make space for women excluded from the Acadian art canon.

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Features
What Happens (Or Doesn’t) at the Residency for Artists on Hiatus

In 2013, Shinobu Akimoto and Matthew Evans launched an artist residency that got rid of the art-making. Here’s what they’ve learned along the way.

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Features
Video: In the Studio with Madelyne Beckles

Beckles takes the solemnity of second-wave feminist theory and redeploys it to poke fun at art history and popular culture.

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News
News in Brief: Toronto Arts Group Wins Space Dispute and More

Plus: a leader for Canada’s Indigenous Screen Office, and an artist-in-residence for Edmonton’s waste-management sector.

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Must-Sees
Must-Sees This Week: February 8 to 14, 2018

Quebec City is hosting the North American premiere of a major new survey on Alberto Giacometti—direct from Tate Modern in London, with some rarely seen works included.

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Features
Mapping Migration

Artist Abedar Kamgari hoped that her 27-hour walk from Toronto to Hamilton would make her feel at home. But she still navigates her experiences as an immigrant and refugee.

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Features
Moving through Grief

Art that eulogizes is more than memory-keeping—it is an act of survival.

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The Brain’s Eyes
Nov 20 2017 TO Mar 1 2018
Warren Alpert School of Medicine Brown University, Providence, RI USA (Providence)
Gordon Bennett, Be Polite
Jan 11 2018 TO May 12 2018
McMaster Museum of Art ()
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Jan 26 2018 TO Mar 31 2018
Sporobole (Sherbrooke)
Sylvia Ziemann: Accidental Utopia
Dec 9 2017 TO Feb 23 2018
Art Gallery of Regina (Regina)
Urban Decay
Dec 8 2017 TO Mar 11 2018
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (Oakville)
Susan Schelle: Selected Works
Jan 2 2018 TO Mar 24 2018
McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilton)
Cathy Busby: WE CALL
May 20 2017 TO Apr 28 2018
Teck Gallery (Vancouver)

In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art
Jun 22 2017 TO May 1 2019
Museum of Anthropology ()
Bernice Eisenstein: Nothing and All
Dec 5 2017 TO Feb 22 2018
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Jan 11 2018 TO Feb 24 2018
Slate Fine Art Gallery (Regina)
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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