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17 July 2018

Inuk gallerist Lori Idlout, owner of Carvings Nunavut, has signed the first new Igloo Tag trademark licence agreement in four decades, says the Inuit Art Foundation. Read more

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Calgary-based artist Gwenessa Lam’s powerful new work considers how digital technologies are shifting our perceptions of truth and reality. Read more

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The Elizabeth Leach Gallery in Portland, Oregon, presents an exhibition of work by seven mid-career artists from Vancouver curated by Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, former director of the Richmond Art Gallery. Read more

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The Vancouver Biennale is presenting the Canadian debut of Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar's "A Logo For America" downtown at the corner of Robson and Granville streets until Aug. 26. Read more

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A show at the Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff looks at art and industrial activity through the lens of rivers. Many works offer humour but they are as much exorcisms as interventions. Read more

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Art collector Ash Prakash pursued his love of Montreal painter James Morrice with what he calls reckless abandon. Canada is all the richer for it, as a show opening soon in Edmonton attests. Read more

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New surreal drawings by Winnipeg artist Diana Thorneycroft owe much to the horrors of 15th century Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch. Read more

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The B.C. provincial government has rejected a request for an additional $50 million to top up $50 million promised by the previous government for the gallery's new building, the Globe and Mail reports. Read more

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The show that introduced British audiences to one of Canada’s premier Modernist painters has come home. Check out the reclusive artist's work at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Read more

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Driving in Saskatchewan this summer? Stop for treats – including an 18-foot ice cream cone and Lego models – as the province's galleries install irresistible art in public spaces. Read more

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Mariana Muñoz Gomez uses photography in unexpected ways to explore identity, place, representation and language. Read more

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The Art Gallery of Alberta recently appointed Franchesca Hebert-Spence, adjunct curator, Indigenous art; Jessie Ray Short, adjunct curator, Indigenous art; and Amery Calvelli, adjunct curator, Poole Centre of Design. Read more

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They are among 105 appointments announced last week by Governor General Julie Payette. Read more

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ACAD’s SHOW OFF! art competition awards $30,000 in prizes to high school students, including tuition and art program support. Read more

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The Royal BC Museum launches an on-site pole-carving program in partnership with the BC Ministry of Health. Read more

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The New Gallery has successfully negotiated a five-year lease with a five-year renewal option, including an expansion into the vacant upstairs suite. Read more

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UNIT/PITT is working in partnership with the New Orchestra Workshop Society to create a new social space for the production of culture and public access to new art. Read more

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