At Large

At Large

We’ve explored, we’ve read and we’ve discovered what’s at large, in Canada and around the world…

Check out our weekly recap of the best arts-related articles we’ve come across. You’re welcome!
 

1 - Not to toot our own horn, but… we’re tooting our own horn. The Last Art College: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design exhibition currently on view at the Art Gallery of NS has inspired a lot of debate and reviews from some heavy-hitters in the Canadian art scene. Sink your teeth into these super interesting reads:

MOMUS’ “How To Lie About Canadian Art”: A Case Study In Art Criticism”


John Baldessari, I will not make any more boring art (1971), lithograph on white Arches paper, NSCAD Impression, 57.1 x 76.4 cm. Collection of NSCAD University

The National Gallery of Canada Magazine’s “The Last Art College: A Challenge to the Art World Today

 

Guido Molinari, Opposition triangulaire, 1971. Collection of NSCAD University.

 

2 - Visual Arts News' Writer-in-Residence, Merray Gerges, pens a most excellent and thought-provoking article relating to Black History Month: "What's Your Flavour? Being Critic of Colour in February."

 

3 - Canadian Art’s “Drake-Parody Instagram Feed to Become Public Art in the 6ix

 

 

4 - artnet news’s “Take a Peek at David Bowie’s Idiosyncratic Art Collection


IMAGE CREDIT: mural of British singer David Bowie, painted by Australian street artist James Cochran, aka Jimmy C, (CHRIS RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images)


5 - W Magazine’s “Meet the 11 Most Powerful Female Museum Directors


 

6 - Conceptual art: More Than Meets the Eye

New York Times’ “When a White Square Is More Than a White Square

Image Credit: 

Mural of British singer David Bowie, painted by Australian street artist James Cochran, aka Jimmy C, (CHRIS RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images)