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november, 15, 2012

The Vancouver Art Gallery has a new chair – and an operating surplus. At its annual general meeting Wednesday, the VAG reported an operating surplus for 2011 to 2012 of $336,954 – a dramatic turnaround from the previous fiscal year, when the gallery was $886,080 in the red. The surplus will be

november 15, 2012

A SEMINAL moment for America’s avant-garde came in 1913, when the Armory Show opened its doors to an unsuspecting public. An exposition of about 1,300

november 15, 2012

In an interview with Kirstin Evenden last September, the Glenbow Museum president and chief executive officer exuded confidence and optimism. There was an exciting show opening at the end of the month – Fairy Tales, Monsters and the Genetic Imagination. And planning for a new facility for the Glenbow was

november 15, 2012

In the final installment before Friday’s Sobey Art Award announcement, ARTINFO Canada completes 

November 15, 2012

A new company wants to help collectors buy and sell art without losing money — and make a profit for itself in the process. Is it too good to be true?

Risk-averse art collectors, meet

November 15, 2012

There is little doubt that the Sobey Art Award is the most important award granted to young visual artists in Canada, and not just because it offers $50,000 to the winner and $5,000 to

November 15, 2012

For the second night in a row, collectors from around the globe dropped millions of dollars for blue-chip American contemporary artists, paying record-breaking prices at

november 14, 2012

Sotheby’s says an original piece of artwork from the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album has fetched £55,250 ($87,717.66 CDN) at an auction.

The auction house said the original 1967 collage for the insert to the album sold to a bidder in London on