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  • 23 juillet 2021 The Art of Athletics: Ten Canadian Works

    Sports have long served as a rich source of creative inspiration. On the opening day of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, we’re highlighting art that explores the world of athletics [en anglais seulement].
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  • 16 juillet 2021 True Patriot Love: Remembering Joyce Wieland’s Landmark Canadian Exhibition

    On the anniversary of one of the National Gallery of Canada’s most famed exhibitions, we’re looking at its creator, Joyce Wieland, her provocative and singular vision, and why her work continues to resonate today [en anglais seulement].
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  • 9 juillet 2021 Bright Northern Lights: Ten Artists of Nunavut

    This Nunavut Day, we’re showcasing works by some of the most prominent modern and contemporary Inuit artists from the northernmost territory in Canada [en anglais seulement].
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  • 2 juillet 2021 Robert Houle: Art for Mourning and a Call for Change

    Saulteaux artist and curator Robert Houle has played a crucial role in initiating discussions about political and cultural issues surrounding First Nations peoples. At a time of mourning and urgent need for change, his art has particular poignance, encouraging a renewed vision of the world [en anglais seulement].
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  • 25 juin 2021 Mastery of Metal: The Sculpture of Robert Murray

    Some of Canada’s best-known public sculptures are by the revered abstract artist Robert Murray. In ACI’s new online exhibition we are showcasing his large-scale steel and aluminum constructions and their transformative effect [an anglais seulement].
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  • 18 juin 2021 Faces of Fatherhood: Ten Canadian Works

    These artists’ intimate reflections explore heartfelt and often-overlooked aspects of men’s lives—and those who love them [en anglais seulement].
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  • 11 juin 2021 Calculated Beauty: The Art and Science of Kazuo Nakamura

    Today the Art Canada Institute proudly publishes Kazuo Nakamura: Life & Work by John G. Hatch, which tells the story of how the Japanese Canadian Nakamura persevered through internment during the Second World War to become an internationally renowned painter and a creator of compositions inspired by nature, science, and mathematics [en anglais seulement].
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  • 4 juin 2021 Portraits of Pride: Works by Ten Canadian Artists

    June marks the celebration of Pride Month. Saluting many of the greatest figures in Canadian art who are part of the LGBTQ2S+ community, we’re showcasing works of early pioneering artists alongside those by important creators working today [en anglais seulement].
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  • 28 mai 2021 Frontier Camera Man: The Remarkable Story of Chinese Canadian C.D. Hoy

    As we celebrate Asian Heritage Month, today the Art Canada Institute presents an online exhibition on a groundbreaking photographer whose work documents a multicultural community at the turn of the century [en anglais seulement].
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  • 21 mai 2021 Artful Excursions: 12 Visual Getaways

    While we wait to journey outside of our cities, we’re looking at twelve artists whose works transport us to captivating locales in Canada and abroad [en anglais seulement].
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  • 14 mai 2021 Magnetic Vision: The Group of Seven and Emily Carr at 101

    Passionate that unique Canadian art could spring from encounters with nature, the Group of Seven initiated the country’s first major national art movement with landscape-inspired paintings and an enduring legacy—celebrated this spring in three exhibitions [en anglais seulement].
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  • 7 mai 2021 Mother and Muse: Eleven Canadian Works

    Reflecting on the theme of motherhood, artists from across the country capture the joys, struggles, and wide-ranging experiences of being a mother [en anglais seulement].
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  • 30 avril 2021 The Art of Money: Colville’s Centennial Coins

    Fifty-four years ago Expo 67 opened in Montreal—and the coins created by revered Canadian painter Alex Colville were a part of the world fair festivities. On the anniversary of the event ACI is launching a new online exhibition about the famed currency that marked the country’s 100-year celebration of Confederation [en anglais seulement].
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  • 23 avril 2021 Our Earth, Our Art: Eleven Canadian Works

    In recognition of this week’s Earth Day, we’re looking at artists who highlight not only the planet’s beauty but also its role as the very foundation of life and culture [en anglais seulement].
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  • 16 avril 2021 Qaumajuq’s Bright Northern Light: Forging the Future of Inuit Art

    Dr. Stephen Borys, director and CEO of the Winnipeg Art Gallery, on the making of the world’s largest museum of Inuit art [en anglais seulement].
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  • 9 avril 2021 Master of the Monument: The Genius of Walter S. Allward

    The Battle of Vimy Ridge not only defined a key military moment for Canada, it marked a turning point in the nation’s art history [en anglais seulement].
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  • 2 avril 2021 Wishing You a Safe and Happy Long Weekend

    Over the break, explore our collection of newsletters, featuring curated selections of groundbreaking historical and contemporary Canadian art [en anglais seulement].
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  • 26 mars 2021 Sensations of Spring: Twelve Canadian Works

    Captivated by the optimistic spirit of the new season, these pieces explore nature’s magnificent reawakening and the continuity of cultural traditions [en anglais seulement].
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  • 19 mars 2021 Courting Controversy: 10 Canadian Art Provocations

    Disrupting public expectations of art, these polarizing works sparked passionate debates among critics and everyday citizens across the country [en anglais seulement].
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  • 12 mars 2021 William Notman: Then and Now

    Canada’s first internationally famed photographer, Montreal-based William Notman was a pioneer of Canadian image making whose iconic works continue to inspire artists today [en anglais seulement].
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  • 5 mars 2021 Choose to Challenge: Twelve Visionary Women Artists

    Forging their own paths in a male-dominated art world, these distinguished women have transformed Canadian art through their unique vision, talent, and leadership [disponible en anglais seulement].
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  • 26 février 2021 Role Play: The Many Faces of Suzy Lake

    Decades before “the selfie” sparked a cultural revolution, Suzy Lake altered the course of art history by making herself the subject of her photographs. Today the Art Canada Institute proudly publishes “Suzy Lake: Life & Work” by Erin Silver, which explores how throughout Lake’s celebrated career she used her camera to push the boundaries of photography and inspire a new generation of artists [en anglais seulement].
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  • 19 février 2021 Living in Colour: Canadian Chroma

    Beat the winter blues with these bright works. Here are twelve artists drawn to sumptuous hues and the splendour of colour [en anglais seulement].
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  • 12 février 2021 The Look of Love: The Art of Affection

    How do Canadian artists depict devotion and adoration? Here’s a showcase of ten works [en anglais seulement].
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  • 5 février 2021 Artist and Abolitionist: Edward Mitchell Bannister

    ACI’s new online exhibition explores the life and work of this Canadian-born Black painter, who achieved international recognition while fighting against slavery and racial segregation [en anglais seulement].
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  • 29 janvier 2021 Commemorating, Remembering, and Bearing Witness

    International Holocaust Day through the works of Canada’s artists [en anglais seulement]
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  • 22 janvier 2021 Art, Activism, Politics: A Canadian Commentary

    Works by those who have waded into the sociopolitical discourse, using their creativity as a force for change [en anglais seulement]
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  • 15 janvier 2021 Brave New Worlds: Shuvinai Ashoona’s Art

    Shuvinai Ashoona has forged a fantastical, elaborate style of drawing by fusing Inuit tradition and Western popular culture with her extraordinary imagination. ACI’s new online exhibition explores how her astonishing images of surreal settings and otherworldly creatures have made this Nunavut-based artist an internationally celebrated name [en anglais seulement].
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  • 8 janvier 2021 Fresh Starts: Eleven Canadian Artistic Reinventions

    Galvanized by inspiration and creative transformation, these visual artists steered their practice in dramatically different directions [en anglais seulement].
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  • 31 décembre 2020 Robert Houle: Rebel and Iconoclast

    A look at Houle’s transformative role in First Nations art [en anglais seulement].
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  • 18 décembre 2020 Eight Great Holiday Works: Some Favourites from Us to You

    For our last newsletter of 2020, the ACI team presents some of our favourite winter scenes that celebrate the season [en anglais seulement].
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  • 11 décembre 2020 Catalyst for Change: Iljuwas Bill Reid

    Few twentieth-century artists have been catalysts for the reclamation of a culture. In the ACI’s new art book Iljuwas Bill Reid: Life & Work, the celebrated curator and scholar Gerald McMaster makes it clear that the iconic Northwest Coast creator was one of them [en anglais seulement].
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  • 4 décembre 2020 On the Money: Pitseolak Ashoona

    Ten reasons why the great Kinngait artist deserves to be on our next five-dollar bill [en anglais seulement].
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  • 27 novembre 2020 Michael Snow: This and That

    A new exhibition reveals the path that led the artist to his internationally renowned Walking Woman series—and far beyond [en anglais seulement].
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  • 20 novembre 2020 American Beauty: Canadian Artists in the USA

    As American Thanksgiving approaches, and as we watch historic events unfold south of the border, this week we are looking at ten Canadian artists who have made an indelible mark on American art with work that transcends geographical borders [en anglais seulement].
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  • 13 novembre 2020 William Brymner: Putting Canada on the Map

    ACI's new book reveals the story of how one artist managed to inspire generations of students to embrace innovation [en anglais seulement].
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  • 11 novembre 2020 Honour and Sacrifice: The Art of Remembrance

    Explore artists’ images of war with works that pay homage to our country’s armed forces and all those who served [en anglais seulement].
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  • 30 octobre 2020 Terrible Beauties - Haunting Canadian Art

    Subtly eerie and downright terrifying, in this week’s showcase of works, artists bring the fearsome and the fantastical to life [en anglais seulement].
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  • 24 octobre 2020 Kent Monkman Matters

    Why mistikôsiwak (Wooden Boat People) is more resonant than ever [en anglais seulement].
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  • 21 octobre 2020 Join Us In Celebrating Canadian Art & Artists At Art Toronto 2020

    Canada’s largest and most celebrated art fair goes digital and cross-country for the first time in 21 years. We are honoured to be hosting two talks [en anglais seulement].
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  • 16 octobre 2020 Art for Social Change

    Striving for equality and social justice, these artists have dedicated their work to forging meaningful change [en anglais seulement].
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  • 9 octobre 2020 Falling into Canadian Fall

    Harvesting, migration, colours, and celebration: enjoy the season through these 12 works [en anglais seulement].
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  • 2 octobre 2020 Creativity in the Time of COVID

    Commenting on fear, comfort, healing, and change, artists are marking history with these works [en anglais seulement].
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  • 25 septembre 2020 New Books on Five Trailblazing Artists

    Five additions to ACI’s Canadian Online Art Book Project spotlight some of the country’s foremost visionaries [en anglais seulement].
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  • 18 septembre 2020 On William Kurelek: Painter and Prophet

    While popularizing Prairie life, he expounded humanity’s limitations [en anglais seulement].
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  • 11 septembre 2020 Famous Canadian Art Educators and Their Students

    A look at who taught who [en anglais seulement].
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  • 4 septembre 2020 Make It Work: 13 Canadian Artists on Labour

    Art that brings the meaning of industry, employment, toil, and effort into focus [en anglais seulement].
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  • 28 août 2020 Helen McNicoll’s Radical Light

    An insightful commentary on the famed Canadian Impressionist [en anglais seulement].
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  • 21 août 2020 Summer Highlights Part II

    Back by popular demand: 10 more Canadian works celebrating the season [en anglais seulement].
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  • 14 août 2020 Saskatchewan’s Famed Emma Lake Artists

    Summer Workshops that Changed Canada [en anglais seulement].
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  • 31 juillet 2020 Canadian Summer Scenes Part I

    Iconic depictions of the best of the season [en anglais seulement].
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  • 24 juillet 2020 Go West: Celebrating the Work of Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald

    Why He Was Much More Than the Group of Seven’s Only Prairies-Based Member [en anglais seulement].
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  • 17 juillet 2020 Get Outside: Canadian Public Art Encounters

    Some of our favourite public art installations from across the country [en anglais seulement].
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  • 10 juillet 2020 Re-Joyce! Wieland!

    Joyce Wieland: Remembering Canada's first living woman artist to have a solo exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada [en anglais seulement].
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  • 3 juillet 2020 Looking at Me: 10 Canadian Self-Portraits

    Studies of the self that offer insight into this country and its creators [en anglais seulement].
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  • 26 juin 2020 Annie Pootoogook’s Northern Revolution

    ACI’s newly released Annie Pootoogook: Life & Work reveals how one artist transformed the world’s understanding of Inuit art [en anglais seulement].
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  • 20 juin 2020 Our Fathers, Our Art: Great Canadian Works

    Ten artworks we love that celebrate all aspects of the paternal [en anglais seulement].
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  • 12 juin 2020 Seeing the Future with General Idea

    What the art of AA Bronson, Felix Partz, and Jorge Zontal can teach us about tomorrow [en anglais seulement].
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  • 29 mai 2020 Tranquil Beauty: 10 Canadian Still Lifes

    Enjoy this week’s selection of works illustrating the extraordinary range of still lifes in Canadian art [en anglais seulement].
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  • 22 mai 2020 Why We Love Greg Curnoe’s Art — Especially now

    This formidable multidisciplinary artist changed our country with his technicolour anti-establishment output, his nationalist politics, and his passionate belief in regionalism [en anglais seulement].
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  • 15 mai 2020 Ten Canadian Art Escapes

    Take a trip to these destinations presented by some of our most celebrated artists [en anglais seulement].
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  • 8 mai 2020 Our Mothers, Our Art: Canadian Works We Love

    Ten artists and ten art historians celebrate all aspects of the maternal [en anglais seulement].
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  • 1 mai 2020 Watch 5 Favourite Canadian Art Talks

    Five great Canadian art historians on five remarkable artists [en anglais seulement].
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  • 24 avril 2020 The Magic of Mary Pratt: New ACI Book

    ACI’s latest book, Mary Pratt: Life & Work by Ray Cronin, reveals the story of this iconic Newfoundland artist [en anglais seulement].
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  • 16 avril 2020 The Joy of Canadian Art: 10 Works You Want to Know

    Our round-up of some of the country’s most engaging works held in public galleries across the nation and abroad [en anglais seulement].
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  • 9 avril 2020 The Comfort of Colville: Inspiration in an uncertain time from an iconic Canadian artist

    How the beloved East Coast artist Alex Colville forged order through chaos in his paintings of everyday life [en anglais seulement].
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  • 2 avril 2020 Stay Home with Kent Monkman

    Now available-online (free) and in print-the book about the groundbreaking art event at The Met [en anglais seulement].
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  • 18 mars 2020 ACI March Newsletter

    Discover new Canadian art history articles, videos, and features, available online at the Art Canada Institute! [en anglais seulement]
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  • 18 mars 2020 The Comfort of Canadian Art During Social Distancing

    ACI is committed to bringing the world stories about Canadian art and artists at a time when they are needed more than ever [en anglais seulement].
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  • 9 mars 2020 ACI announces the publication of Revision and Resistance

    This new art book chronicles internationally acclaimed cree artist Kent Monkman's groundbreaking commission mistikôsiwak (Wooden Boat People) at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York [en anglais seulement].
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  • 11 février 2020 ACI February Newsletter

    Discover new Canadian art history articles, videos, and features, available online at the Art Canada Institute! [en anglais seulement]
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  • 14 janvier 2020 ACI January Newsletter

    Discover new Canadian art history articles, videos, and features, available online at the Art Canada Institute! [en anglais seulement]
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