Concerns about intimacy, world making, security and survival are necessary to considerations of Black life and how we think about work by Black artists
Black American artist Mickalene Thomas talks about her solo show at the AGO and the challenges of getting Black artists and audiences into major institutions
Kandis Williams talks about the realities, challenges and excitements of being a Black person in the art world
A conversation with curator Jennifer Matotek about Saskatchewan’s summer of public art
The 2018 Liverpool Biennial avoids the spectacular and instead grounds itself in its location’s conversations
Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 31–July 22, 2018
The Toronto-based activist-artist describes his recent drawing project
A Conversation with award-winning author and critic Ben Lerner about his craft, his observations on art, and the peculiarities of the art world
An installation by the prolific Toronto artist was awarded the Frame Prize at Frieze New York this past week.
The Montreal musician talks about her move into the art world and her stance on Afrofuturism.
In her installation, performance and text-based works Meyer queers our assumptions about gender and bodies—especially those usually tied to sports
In Banff, the Governor General’s Award winner discusses her installations on violence against women, human-animal relations and environmental degradation
Caroline Monnet’s solo exhibition “Like Ships in the Night” offers new perspectives on communication
To create a new installation, the Frieze Award–winning artist returned to the small Ontario gallery where she learned about art as a child.
Beckles takes the solemnity of second-wave feminist theory and redeploys it to poke fun at art history and popular culture
The American artist, who is included in a current group exhibition in Toronto, discusses his famed soundsuits, which he began making after the 1991 police beating of Rodney King
A compelling photo-based exhibition in Toronto gathers works that tackle representation and Black masculinity.
The Icelandic ceramicist discusses superstition, invented traditions and rejected knowledge.
Rarely when looking at art do we consider the cost of materials. Sara Cwynar's work broadens our understanding of artistic production.
Black women curators have shaped a distinct conversation—responsive to settler-colonial histories and the unique experiences of the Black diaspora.
“What’s interesting about Zach’s cinema is his movies aren’t just movies—they’re also survival,” says Ojibwe writer and TIFF Cinematheque head Jesse Wente.