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An Arctic Installation Marks the End of An Era

An Arctic Installation Marks the End of An Era

An arctic installation, by artist Maureen Gruben, marks Canada’s 150th with stitches of scarlet broadcloth that weave across the icy tundra outside Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories.

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4 days ago

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Nature Concert Hall Pavilion is a Frame for Multimedia Performances

Nature Concert Hall Pavilion is a Frame for Multimedia Performances

The Nature Concert Hall Pavilion 2017, by Latvian architect Diszis Jaunzems, is an earth-inspired venue for ambient outdoor performances.

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20 days ago

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Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal Hosts an Olafur Eliasson Retrospective

Montreal’s Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal plays host to Olafur Eliasson’s first solo exhibition in Canada this summer.

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July 21, 2017

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Recovered Guns and Bullets Become Works of Art

Recovered Guns and Bullets Become Works of Art

Currently on view in Toronto, Raise the Caliber – Art Creates Change is an exhibit of artworks that feature decommissioned guns and bullets, with sales benefitting efforts to end gun violence.

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June 1, 2017

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A Warship Is Reborn as an ‘Art Reef’ in the British Virgin Islands

A Warship Is Reborn as an ‘Art Reef’ in the British Virgin Islands

Seventy-five years after surviving Pearl Harbor, a US Navy ship has been repurposed as the BVI Art Reef, an underwater gallery where art and science meet.

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May 31, 2017

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Revisiting the World of Vito Acconci, 1940-2017

Revisiting the World of Vito Acconci, 1940-2017

Experimental artist and architect Vito Acconci died on April 28, 2017, at the age of 77. We’re remembering Acconci with this, a story from our October 2007 issue about his unexpected foray into architecture.

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May 1, 2017

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Grow Op in Toronto Shows Off Next-Level Landscape Art

Grow Op in Toronto Shows Off Next-Level Landscape Art

Just in time for Earth Day, nature-inspired installations bloom at the Gladstone Hotel’s Grow Op exhibition.

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April 20, 2017

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New York City Artists “Hijack” Products to Highlight the Contributions of Refugees

New York City Artists “Hijack” Products to Highlight the Contributions of Refugees

NYC creatives Kien Quan and Jillian Young have designed a sticker to show that many of America’s most beloved products are not American-made.

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March 15, 2017

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Anish Kapoor’s Winnipeg Warming Hut

Anish Kapoor’s Winnipeg Warming Hut

Despite snowstorms, sun, slush, and wildly fluctuating temperatures, Winnipeg’s Warming Huts had its best year yet, with installations by Anish Kapoor, Atelier ARI and Houdini Design Architects.

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March 3, 2017

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60,000 Paper Cut-Outs Form a Forest of Numbers in Tokyo

60,000 Paper Cut-Outs Form a Forest of Numbers in Tokyo

For the 10th anniversary of the National Art Center of Tokyo, architect and aeritst Emmanuelle Moureaux installed Forest of Numbers – a huge rainbow-hued artwork that celebrated the future, not the past.

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February 27, 2017

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