CURRENT ISSUE | FALL 2017: THE IDEA OF HISTORY
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Features

Our features go in-depth on vital artists, exhibitions and movements shaping Canada’s cultural scene. Want to understand the deep background on what you see at the galleries? This is the place to start reading.

Picturing Black Masculinity

A compelling photo-based exhibition in Toronto gathers works that tackle representation and Black masculinity.

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Remembering Teto Elsiddique

Friends and colleagues remember a talented artist who died suddenly this fall, just as his work was garnering increasing acclaim.

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Set and Match

Simon Grenier-Poirier and Dorian Nuskind-Oder’s Speed Glue turns table tennis into performance art.

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Deuxième Déportation

Five decades after Kouchibouguac, Acadian artists bring attention to an ongoing story of expropriation ignored by most of Canada.

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Reimagining the Art Symposium

Aliya Pabani reflects on the recent Primary Colours gathering, which brought together artists, academics and critics of colour from across the country.

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Meet the Burlington Artist in the Istanbul Biennial

Iraqi-Canadian artist Mahmoud Obaidi has exhibited all over the world. But his art is rarely shown in Canada itself.

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A Public Art Tragedy (and Revival) in Seven Chapters

Revisiting the fate of two Toronto sculptures by renowned American artist Mark Di Suvero.

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Passing Through

Grafton Tyler Brown was a painter whose identity changed from Black to white as he moved across the Pacific Northwest.

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Ceramic Superstitions: An Interview with Dagmar Atladóttir

The Icelandic ceramicist discusses superstition, invented traditions and rejected knowledge.

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Haunted House

The Griebel brothers’ Museum of Fear and Wonder is a tribute to the vanishing world of roadside attractions—and the enduring appeal of the uncanny.

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Take Back the Streets

Indigenous street art is unsanctioned, uncensored and rejects the colonial restrictions of the institutional art world.

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Los Angeles Comes to Toronto

This year at Art Toronto, City of Angels heads north, with a selection of galleries from LA’s varied neighbourhoods.

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