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AGO's new curator ready to bring Canadian and Indigenous art into the future

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
Wanda Nanibush is poised to bring fresh Indigenous art to the Art Gallery of Ontario, thanks to her inaugural position as assistant curator for Canadian and Indigenous art. "Art is our great imagining. Politics does what is here, concrete, in front of ...

K-pop star TOP to curate Sotheby's art auction

CTV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Entitled #TTTOP in recognition of his Instagram handle, followed by 5 million people, the Sotheby's sale is aimed at young art buyers of the same generation as T.O.P. although details about exactly what the contents of the auction will be have not yet ...

Whitehorse councillor questions city spending on art

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
How much should a city spend on public art? That's the question Whitehorse city councillors will grapple with, as they consider opening a review of the city's arts policy. The policy requires the city spend one per cent of the cost of new city ...

Clown art reflects life as social worker

CBC.ca - ‎14 minutes ago‎
They're not happy clowns, or killer clowns, but the clowns in Robert Milner's art have a dark side inspired by his long career as a social worker.

New initiative will see bedside art in Corner Brook palliative care unit

Western Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
Beyond the Canvas: Bedside Art Project, an initiative that will see patients on the palliative care unit Western Memorial Regional Hospital provided with a catalogue from which they can choose art for their room, was launched at the hospital on Tuesday.

Laura Watson, Sackville artist, turns mail into art

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
For two years, a Sackville artist has been corresponding with people over the world and turning that old-fashioned mail into modern art. Laura Watson started working on a mail exchange project when she was a fine arts student at Mount Allison University.

Gallery: "Beast" art exhibit opens at Meicho Gallery downtown

Fort McMurray Today - ‎13 hours ago‎
River Station Arts re-opened its door on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 with a special exhibit which featured artwork from locals who created pieces during the evacuation.

ABOUT ART – By Janice Guinan: A remarkable and talented artist

Truro Daily News - ‎14 hours ago‎
He holds a Bachelor and a Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of Western Ontario, where he is also an instructor.

Art show on during Walkerton homecoming

The Post - Ontario - ‎18 hours ago‎
Organized by the volunteer Brockton Art Committee (BAC) this show is traditionally held in April, for this year only the 2016 Juried Art Show will be held until August 6th. The 2016 show is timed to overlap with Walkerton's Homecoming celebrations, so ...

Memorial or misappropriation? Strong reaction to Yellowknife art installation

CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
By Garrett Hinchey, CBC News Posted: Jul 26, 2016 12:37 PM CT Last Updated: Jul 26, 2016 12:57 PM CT. Four masks hang on Yellowknife's Tin Can Hill.

Would you like to come inside for some art?

The Coast Halifax - ‎3 hours ago‎
Every year, the producers of the project create a guide to discovering fine art and craft across areas like the Fundy Shore, Halifax Metro, the Acadian Shore, Cape Breton, the South Shore, Annapolis Valley, the Eastern Shore and the Northumberland Shore.

Hoarders or collectors? Our frightened society has forgotten the difference

The Guardian (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Keeper is a collection of collections, a survey of the collecting passion in art and beyond that finds room for everything from a menagerie of tiny whittled animals made by Levi Fisher Ames of Wisconsin to Vladimir Nabokov's collection of ...

Pianist brings back lost art of live music during silent movies

Montreal Gazette - ‎21 hours ago‎
Zavada stumbled into the lost art of live movie accompaniment about 10 years ago, when he was asked to replace another pianist slated to accompany a silent movie.

'My art is not really political,' Iranian-Canadian sculptor says

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Celebrated Canadian-Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli - who had his passport confiscated by Iranian authorities and was barred from leaving that country three weeks ago - said though he has been allowed to return to Vancouver, he intends to still do ...

The art of luthierie: crafting the perfect note

Haliburton County Echo - ‎21 hours ago‎
“We're here from seven to seven,” says advanced musical instrument construction student Chris Garner, here from July 11 to 15 at the Haliburton School of Art and Design. The luthiers - makers of stringed instruments such as violins or guitars - don't ...

Musical stairs: Interactive art unveiled in Victoria parkade

CTV Vancouver Island - ‎17 hours ago‎
Parkades aren't usually thought of as fun places, but now a plain old structure in downtown Victoria is home to a colourful - and musical - new art project. The interactive piece allows people climbing the staircase to make music by simply touching the ...

Iconic mall art returns for Expo 79/16

The Tri-City News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Curator Gregory Elgstrand, the visual arts manager of the Coquitlam venue, said he and his volunteer committee wanted to mark the city's 125th anniversary in a unique way with a narrative that didn't trace its roots back to July 25, 1891 - when the ...

The Secret Meaning of Food in Art

Smithsonian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
But the drinks, the amuse bouche, the appetizers, the pasta course, the entree, and dessert are all, well, art. And while food is the thread tying everything together, Nannos shows off how various objects connect comestible history with larger themes ...

Museum sketches bright future for art in Indonesia

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
Buoyed by a growing, affluent middle class at home as well as interest from international buyers, numerous boutique galleries and artists' communities have sprung up, while events such as the Jakarta Biennale, the annual ArtJog fair, and Bazaar Art ...

Adam and Eve Get Their Junk Back, Is Istanbul's Art Scene Finished? …And More

Observer - ‎21 hours ago‎
Istanbul was supposed to be an emerging global art city. Following the recent coup attempt, not so much. Art fair Art International cancelled its 2017 instantiation earlier this year, and while Contemporary Istanbul seems to be on still for this fall ...
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