april 3, 2012
1st Canadian gallery to join worldwide project to put art online
The Toronto-based Art Gallery of Ontario is the first Canadian museum to join the Google Art Project, which allows access to its collections over the internet.
march 27, 2012
Long lines. Jostling crowds. Mini-stampedes to get a look at the “good stuff.” A trip to a major museum exhibition these days can feel more like a
march 23, 2012
In his first ever venture designing fairs, 77-year-old fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is turning his hand to the interiors of the 26th edition of the Paris
march 22, 2012
Of all the developments during Toronto’s oughties-era flurry of new architecture, Frank Gehry–redesigned Art Gallery of Ontario was the most lust-worthy. The blond wood, tendril staircase and sylvan tranquility of the Galleria Italia were so stunning that the people who run the place
march 22, 2012
A new movie version of George Orwell’s famous novel 1984 may be in the works, with artist Shepard Fairey possibly in the role of producer, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Fairey was working with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard of Imagine
VANCOUVER -- The provincial government is providing $1.7 million to help Emily Carr University of Art and Design formulate a business plan for a new campus on the former Finning Tractor lands on Great Northern Way in Vancouver.
Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto, who was at the main campus on Granville Island Tuesday, said her ministry will provide the money to complete the plan which is expected to be finished in the fall.
Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore is hinting at some “good news” for the Canada Council for the Arts in next week’s federal budget – despite the budgetary belt-tightening that is expected to deal with an estimated $31-billion deficit.
At a funding announcement in Vancouver on Tuesday, Moore lamented arts-funding cuts in other countries, and suggested that things are different here. “In Canada, we