After Sunset, Phantoms of Montreal’s Past Appear

by Allison Meier on September 12, 2016

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MONTRÉAL — At sunset in the oldest streets of Montréal, ghosts of the city’s past animate on its walls.

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Post image for Canada Pumps $1.4 Billion into Arts and Culture Budget

The Canadian government has pledged to invest nearly CAD 1.9 billion (~USD 1.4 billion) in the nation’s arts and culture over the next five years to promote Canadian creativity both at home and abroad.

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Katherine Bradford Dives In

by John Yau on January 17, 2016

Katherine Bradford,

I certainly wasn’t the only person to be dazzled by Katherine Bradford’s breakthrough show, Desire for Transport, at Edward Thorp, nearly a decade ago.

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Post image for Unbeliebable! Justin Bieber Reveals New Album Tracklist Through Graffiti Stunt

That freshly painted graffiti in your city isn’t just a large mural of random words — it’s the title of a song by none other than cantankerous Canuck Justin Bieber, who is using street art to promote his forthcoming album, Purpose.

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Justin Trudeau is the new prime minister of Canada and he’s a Liberal, but where does he stand on the arts?

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There’s something about pristine, mountainous landscapes that has inspired some of the tackiest public monuments in recent decades.

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Making Art from Life in Palestine

by Nashwa Khan on December 30, 2014

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MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Rehab Nazzal’s exhibition Visible, curated by Stuart Keeler at the Art Gallery of Mississauga, had me sitting and crying for hours.

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Post image for Canada Denies Travel Visa for Afghan Artist

The Canadian government has denied the Afghan artist Hanifa Alizada a visa to travel to the country, where she was due to speak and show her work at “The Shrinking World of Photography” symposium next month.

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Butterflies Make Art

by Laura C. Mallonee on August 25, 2014

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Every winter, Monarch butterflies retreat to Central Mexico to spend the chilly months hibernating in the trees. But in the past decade, deforestation, pesticides, and climate change have threatened their journey.

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Sadaf Foroughi peep box

Canadian Border Services have barred Iranian-born filmmaker Sadaf Foroughi from bringing an artwork into Canada because of the country’s sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported.

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