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Imago Mundi Brings 700+ Canadian Artists Together in Venice

Imago Mundi Brings 700+ Canadian Artists Together in Venice

In Venice, hundreds of Canadian artists — from Edward Burtynsky to Ursula Johnson — combined for the Imago Mundi: Great and North exhibit.

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25 days ago

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How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

How Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron Tackled Surveillance Culture

In the age of social media, should we be keeping a closer eye on surveillance? It’s now almost impossible to disappear from the grid. With camera-filled city streets, buildings, and…

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26 days ago

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Toronto’s Landmark TD Centre Lights Up for its Birthday

Toronto’s Landmark TD Centre Lights Up for its Birthday

Toronto’s landmark TD Centre, the epitome of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s less-is-more ethos, gets an illuminating update for its birthday.

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September 6, 2017

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5468796 Architecture Builds Mexico City Pavilion One Bucket at a Time

5468796 Architecture Builds Mexico City Pavilion One Bucket at a Time

The parking situation in Mexico City is so bad, it’s criminal. Winnipeg’s 5468796 Architecture recently teamed up with local firm Factor Eficiencia to put the spotlight on the issue, with One Bucket at a Time.

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August 24, 2017

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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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August 17, 2017

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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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August 1, 2017

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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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