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10 Artists Who Use Pleasure to Defy and Subvert

10 Artists Who Use Pleasure to Defy and Subvert

Body alteration, boyfriend tees, and beaded cushions are some of the mediums they work with

What to See in 2019

What to See in 2019

Our editors round up 2019’s most anticipated exhibitions and events

Hues and Grooves

Hues and Grooves

Black creative texts help us imagine a world outside of racial capitalism and racial violence

Top Reads of 2018

Top Reads of 2018

Your five favourite Canadian Art stories from the past year

A Year in Waiting

A Year in Waiting

2018, through the lens of two trips to Vancouver

A Year in NDN Art

A Year in NDN Art

Our generation of queer and trans fem creators are sick of working within industry structures of scarcity and cruelty—we just want to make work for the people we love

A Year in Black Art

A Year in Black Art

Concerns about intimacy, world making, security and survival are necessary to considerations of Black life and how we think about work by Black artists

A Year in Motherhood

A Year in Motherhood

Sometimes I doubt the value of talking about motherhood and the arts. But listening to some artists who are moms reminds me of the importance of doing so

I Do See Myself

I Do See Myself

Why the figures in Oreka James’s paintings protect their privacy

Aesthetic Arousal

Aesthetic Arousal

For our Winter 2019 issue themed on Pleasure, we asked seven artists: which works of art turn you on?

From the Archive

My Work for Maud Lewis

My Work for Maud Lewis

The self-taught artist is the subject of a Hollywood biopic, but my memories of priming her Masonite boards and mailing her tubes of paint are more modest.

A Night in Nunatsiavut

A Night in Nunatsiavut

On October 8, 2016, generations of Inuit came together to shine a light on a region that has been artistically ignored.

On Becoming My Mother

On Becoming My Mother

Vivek Shraya reflects on her photo essay Trisha one year after its release, and on how collaboration can be crucial to “individual” artmaking.