Canada

Shows

Jeff Wall in Munich

Jeff Wall in Munich

Posted November 11th, 2013

Canada, Contemporary Art, Shows

Like no other artist of his generation, the Canadian Jeff Wall (born 1946), the possibilities of pictorial design, explores the boundaries between the genres of painting, photography, sculpture and film, between fiction and reality and redefined the photographic image. Munich has developed into a center… Read More

ikono

Artist of the Month: Gwen MacGregor

Artist of the Month: Gwen MacGregor

Posted October 10th, 2013

Canada, Contemporary Art, Featured, ikono

This month Ikono is proud to present Gwen MacGregor as artist of the month. Her visual inquiry of time and the ambivalent relationship between nature and technology are translated into video works that are haunting, mesmerizing and with a hint of irony, creating unexpected visual… Read More

Video Art

Jack Goldstein × 10,000

Jack Goldstein × 10,000

Posted May 8th, 2013

Canada, Film, Shows, Video Art

Jack Goldstein transformed, restaged, and remade films in such a way as to strip out specific details, context, and function. The first American retrospective of the Canadian-born artist brings to light his important legacy. This comprehensive exhibition frames Goldstein as a central figure of the… Read More

Conceptual Art

CONTINENTAL DRIFT – Conceptual Art in Canada: The 1960s and 70s

CONTINENTAL DRIFT – Conceptual Art in Canada: The 1960s and 70s

Posted April 16th, 2013

Canada, Conceptual Art

This exhibition is the first comprehensive presentation of Canadian conceptual art in Europe and is part of Badischer Kunstverein’s ongoing interest in histories of conceptual art, explored in exhibitions such as Why here is always somewhere else (2008) and Nancy Holt: Sightlines (2011). CONTINENTAL DRIFT… Read More

Videos

Douglas Coupland: Museum of the Rapture

Douglas Coupland: Museum of the Rapture

Posted March 18th, 2013

Canada, Music, Popculture, Videos

The Museum of the Rapture was a site-specific installation by Douglas Coupland interrogating life and death and things in between. It was installed in the underground parking garage at Toronto City Hall as part of the Museum For The End Of The World at the… Read More

News

The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto – Opening in 2014

The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto – Opening in 2014

Posted January 21st, 2013

Canada, Islam, Museums, News

The Aga Khan Museum, due to open in 2014 in Toronto, Canada, will be dedicated to the acquisition, preservation and display of artefacts – from various periods and geographies – relating to the intellectual, cultural, artistic and religious heritage of Islamic communities. It will also… Read More

Prints

405 Picassos donated to Saskatoon museum in Canada

405 Picassos donated to Saskatoon museum in Canada

Posted September 26th, 2012

Canada, News, Prints

The Frank and Ellen Remai Foundation has donated 405 Picasso prints worth $20 million to the Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan. The donation, called the largest of its kind in the province’s history, was announced Tuesday in Saskatoon. The new art gallery is being built… Read More

Street Art

Guerrilla Art on Toronto’s Downtown Advertising Pillars

Guerrilla Art on Toronto’s Downtown Advertising Pillars

Posted August 27th, 2012

Canada, Public Art, Street Art

“This weekend, cARTographyTO replaced ads in Astral Media “Info” Pillars with art-maps created by Toronto residents and local artists. This site-specific art, donated by over 30 concerned citizens (and supported by many times more), offers new possibilities for these spaces, and information about the surrounding… Read More

Theatre

Canadian Arts Groups Camp Out

Canadian Arts Groups Camp Out

Posted August 21st, 2012

Canada, Performances, Theatre

“Founded in a surge of national cultural enthusiasm that began in the 1950s and 1960s and peaked in the 1970s, Canadian performance groups are often housed in heritage buildings that were repurposed for their use in the 1970s and 1980s. Apart from new roofs, wheelchair… Read More