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Get up-to-date reports on Canada’s art news including notable appointments and gallery shifts, as well as key award announcements as they happen.

What to Know About the National Gallery’s Latest Chagall-David Move

Canada’s National Gallery has issued a release that brings some clarity to its recent decisions around deaccessions and acquisitions. But is it enough?

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25 Artists Longlisted for the Sobey Art Award

The list represents a wide range of artists—some well-known, and some not—that everybody should be paying attention to.

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News in Brief: Marc Mayer to Leave National Gallery and More

Chief curator Paul Lang already departed the NGC in March. Plus: the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal reveals its new look—and renewed aspirations.

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Is This the Painting the National Gallery Is Hoping to Acquire After Chagall Sale?

Multiple breaking news stories suggest a Quebec church is the holder of the neoclassical canvas—and that the National Gallery is getting blowback from other museums.

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News in Brief: A Major Collections Re-Install at the AGO and More

Plus: Guggenheim Fellowship wins, and the first woman to direct a Pixar short is a Canadian art-school alum.

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National Gallery of Canada Deaccessions Eight More Objects

It’s not just Chagall. Following Christie’s announcement that it will be auctioning off the National Gallery of Canada’s La Tour Eiffel, the gallery has shared that it is deaccessioning more from its

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National Gallery of Canada Deaccessions Chagall Painting

The French painter’s La Tour Eiffel is of high value, and expected to fetch $6 to $9 million US at Christie’s. Why is Canada’s national art museum getting rid of it?

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News in Brief: Funding for Free Admission at Quebec Museums

Plus: NSCAD and the AGNS explore the possibility of sharing a new hub space on the Halifax waterfront.

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Biennale de Montréal Files for Bankruptcy

The critically lauded but financially troubled biennial reportedly leaves more than $200,000 of debts in its wake—much of it owed to art handlers and movers.

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Nationwide Public Art Project to Feature 50 Indigenous Women

It started as an idea in the heart of Winnipeg. But this spring, “Resilience” will be on billboards from coast to coast to coast. Curator Lee-Ann Martin tells us how.

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News in Brief: Canada’s Venice Curators Named and More

The National Gallery is selling off a $6-million Chagall for new acquisition funds, and many are remembering a woman who broke ground for Black artists at OCAD.

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Three Artists Shortlisted for $50K Scotiabank Photography Award

The peer-reviewed award aims to recognize the achievements of established mid-to-late-career photo-based artists.

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