In the Atmosphere
On January 20, 2021, Jill Biden highlighted a Robert S. Duncanson painting at the US inauguration reception. Find out about Duncanson’s years in Montreal and connections with Canadian artists in this story from our Fall 2020 issue, “Chroma”
Robert Smithson’s Vancouver Sojourn: Glue Pour, 1970
Adam Lauder reappraises Robert Smithson‘s Glue Pour project, noting its resonance with wider narratives of Vancouver art and Conceptual art's history.
Energy Trade: Where the Museums Are
What makes museums tick these days? In this interview from our Summer 2012 issue, archivist Adam Lauder explores this question—and related ones—with influential Toronto museums consultant Barry Lord, co-founder of Lord Cultural Resources.
Jay Isaac: Think Tanked
In his recent show titled “The Zone of No Ideas,” Jay Isaac rejected neo-conceptualist logic in favour of more painterly problems. Now, Adam Lauder finds that Isaac’s paintings offer a complex and mature statement on abstraction.