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december 13, 2012

With the deadline looming for the Vancouver Art Gallery to prove its case for a new home on city-owned land, local art collector/philanthropist Bob Rennie has presented a detailed proposal for his alternative vision.

The 22-page document was sent to some key players last week, including the VAG’s chair,

December 11, 2012

An Austrian museum says a man took the concept of life imitating art to an extreme when he suddenly stripped at an exhibition of pictures and sculptures portraying nude men through the ages.

Vienna’s Leopold Museum says that after taking his clothes off, the man calmly sauntered through the

december 4, 2012

As a longtime reader and admirer of 

december 3, 2012

MILWAUKEE—“Red Nose” just meant a Christmas holiday song about a reindeer named

decebmer 3, 2012

There are signs that the Group of Seven is finally hip with the Canadian people, even those who don't go to art galleries. I was out at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection with a video crew last week. The McMichael has a hot show called Painting In Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group

december 3, 2012

CALGARY — A proposed bylaw could see the former residence of acclaimed Calgary artist John Snow declared a municipal historic resource.

The structure, located at 915 18 Ave S.W. in the neighbourhood of Lower Mount Royal, was built in 1911.

Snow, a banker by trade and a navigator in the Second World War

december 3, 2012

 

november 30, 2012

In the same week that the shrunken-head and tribal mask collection of the late Billy Jamieson was sold-off at a

november 30, 2012

Lisa Baldissera only began her post as chief curator at the Mendel Art Gallery last July, but luckily she already held a deep familiarity with Saskatoon, and brought with her a level of international experience and knowledge only befitting an institution that has launched the art-world careers of such