After leading a writing workshop in Winnipeg, Chris Kraus discusses Kathy Acker, lingering taboos in art writing and vampirizing the art of others.
Geoffrey Farmer's moving, personal installation at the Canada Pavilion confronts personal and national histories through the metaphor of water.
Claire Greenshaw's new show looks at the timelessness of drawing, using bawdy puns and art-historical allusions stretching from Blombos Cave to Sarah Lucas.
Trump may have only licensed his name for use on Canada's Trump Towers, but artists still find it unsettling to have art on display there.
Like My Little Ponies updated for the Internet age, each candy-coloured ceramic creature by Kaley Flowers has its own unique personality.
Coming-of-age novels, Liz Magor’s surprisingly moving exhibition didactics and Banff all affected a critic whose year was marked by travel and solitude.
Each year, the international art set take over Miami for one week. But only some of the artworks they bring shed light on what's going on in the world.
Montreal-born Julien Ceccaldi is based in LA and has been on the cover of Artforum, but his comics are still deeply queer, and committed to pathos.
Robert Davidson was initially humoured when Justin Trudeau turned his art into a tattoo, but his feelings have changed after a controversial gas project.
People are not mascots. So why won't sports teams retire offensive logos? Artists resist the misappropriation of Indigenous identity with their own imagery.
Museums across Canada are grappling with racist, colonialist terminology in their titles—but how are curators correcting this without rewriting history?
Calgary painter Chris Cran has a lively National Gallery of Canada retrospective packed with wordplay and optical twists and turns. Rosie Prata reviews.
Jonas's 2015 Venice showing was a triumph—with Cape Breton's lore and land at its core. Jonas tells us more at its North American premiere in Montreal.
Rosie Prata selects her top picks from Montreal’s Papier, an art fair devoted to works on paper.
British artist Ryan Gander talks about why post-Internet art and trust-fund kids are going to split the artworld in two and his rules for making “good” art.
Rosie Prata plays back her highlights of the year in video, reviewing the music videos, memes, ads, films and artworks that are worth recording.
At Georgia Scherman Projects, minimal works by Hyang Cho deal in the aesthetics of the ordinary with extraordinary outcomes. Rosie Prata reviews.
There are 54 films, videos and installations this year in TIFF's art-focused Wavelengths program, curated by Andréa Picard. Rosie Prata provides a preview of the top five things to see at TIFF 2015.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts provides an interior look into the studio of Modernism's sculptural bellwether, Auguste Rodin. Rosie Prata reviews.
Power Ball XVII, the Power Plant's annual fundraiser, was an epicurean art party that delighted in decadence and debauchery. Rosie Prata observes.
As part of Villa Toronto, Icelandic artists Ragnar Kjartansson and Davíð Þór Jónsson presented a musical performance that tempered misery with mirth.
A poet above all else, Tiziana La Melia turned her Mercer Union solo show into a riddle, where fixed meaning escaped and wonderment prevailed.
Everyone in the Canadian art world needs Walter Scott's Wendy comics, Rosie Prata says. He's just one up-and-comer who improved our art scene in 2014.
An interview with the photographer who spent six months shooting one of Canada's most notorious prisons for a new book and exhibition.
Exhibitions that stood out for our copy editor engaged ideas of people, place and community from Palestine to Parkdale.