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Free Radicals

Free Radicals

The Centre for Experimental Art and Communication was both the darling and delinquent of the 1970s Toronto art scene

What to See in 2020: The Atlantic and the North

What to See in 2020: The Atlantic and the North

When I looked at Canadian Art’s recent article “What to See in 2020,” I saw nothing from the Atlantic or the North. In response, here are my suggestions, as a Halifax-based curator, of what to see

No More Words, Words, Words

No More Words, Words, Words

For both Hanne Darboven and Madeline Gins, a kind of personal mathematics became a method of reading and writing their art

An Alchemy of Remains

An Alchemy of Remains

Azza El Siddique’s sensory environments are part scientific process, part aesthetic ecosystem

Core Desires, Counter Prospects

Core Desires, Counter Prospects

New Mineral Collective finds alternatives to mining, through pleasure and passive resistance

What to See in 2020

What to See in 2020

We’re starting a new year and a new decade—here are just some of the upcoming exhibitions, biennials and projects on our must-see lists

Searching for the Language of the Universe

Searching for the Language of the Universe

What happens when physicists and artists collaborate on some of science’s biggest questions? A unique project reveals surprising affinities

Three Takes on Cindy Sherman

Three Takes on Cindy Sherman

Artists and art historians reflect on works from Sherman’s retrospective at the Vancouver Art Gallery

A Black Curator Is Never Just a Curator

A Black Curator Is Never Just a Curator

The Black Curators Forum, the first of its kind in Canada, was a safe space for serious discussion about structural change—and it was also fun

Bending the Light

Bending the Light

A national survey of 10 artists who are reforming material practice

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.