Art

A pedestrian heads past the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The winner of the international design competition for NS's new art gallery has been announced. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Winning design announced for N.S. art gallery to be built on Halifax waterfront

Winning design announced for N.S. art gallery to be built on Halifax waterfront

 

Alanna Cavanagh's "Signal for Help" is seen in an undated handout image. A group of 16 Canadian artists have reinterpreted the "Signal for Help" as part of an art campaign aimed at raising awareness for the single-hand gesture. The "Signal for Help" was introduced as a way for people experiencing domestic violence to discreetly communicate over video call that they would like someone to check on them. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Alanna Cavanagh, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Canadian artists draw attention to Signal for Help campaign and domestic violence

Canadian artists draw attention to Signal for Help campaign and domestic violence

 

A salvaging crew prepares to attach chain to lift to a metro train carriage of the whale’s tail of a sculpture after it rammed through the end of an elevated section of rails with the driver escaping injuries in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Dutch train caught by whale sculpture to be salvaged

Train was empty at the time

  • Nov 3, 2020

 

The main entrance to the Museums Island and the Neue Museum, left, in Berlin, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. A large number of art works and artifacts at some of Berlin’s best-known museums were smeared with a liquid by an unknown perpetrator or perpetrators earlier this month, police said Wednesday. The ‘numerous’ works in several museums at the Museum Island complex, a UNESCO world heritage site in the heart of the German capital that is one of the city’s main tourist attractions, were targeted between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 3, police said. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Over 60 exhibits damaged at Berlin museums, motive a mystery

Surveillance camera footage doesn’t show obvious signs of anyone applying the liquid

  • Oct 21, 2020
The main entrance to the Museums Island and the Neue Museum, left, in Berlin, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. A large number of art works and artifacts at some of Berlin’s best-known museums were smeared with a liquid by an unknown perpetrator or perpetrators earlier this month, police said Wednesday. The ‘numerous’ works in several museums at the Museum Island complex, a UNESCO world heritage site in the heart of the German capital that is one of the city’s main tourist attractions, were targeted between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 3, police said. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Afternoon Shopping, by David More.

Explore Red Deer’s public art collection

Take a day or two out of your Central Alberta staycation to…

  • Aug 25, 2020
Afternoon Shopping, by David More.
Canada’s arts and recreation businesses face greatest risk of closure: CFIB

Canada’s arts and recreation businesses face greatest risk of closure: CFIB

Canada’s arts and recreation businesses face greatest risk of closure: CFIB

Canada’s arts and recreation businesses face greatest risk of closure: CFIB
Indigenous arts leader Jesse Wente named head of Canada Council for the Arts

Indigenous arts leader Jesse Wente named head of Canada Council for the Arts

Indigenous arts leader Jesse Wente named head of Canada Council for the Arts

Indigenous arts leader Jesse Wente named head of Canada Council for the Arts
Colville’s 1976 canvas “Dog and Bridge” sold for more than $2.4 million, in a July 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Colville painting shatters sales record at auctions with strong bidding results

TORONTO — A painting by Alex Colville shattered a price record for…

Colville’s 1976 canvas “Dog and Bridge” sold for more than $2.4 million, in a July 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Raffle organizers Peri Cochin, left, and Arabenne Reille unbox the painting “Nature morte” by Picasso at Christie’s auction house, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Paris. Christie’s auction house in Paris hosted the raffle draw for “Nature Morte,” an oil on canvas that Picasso painted in 1921.(AP Photo | Francois Mori)

Picasso portrait expected to fetch up to $1.6 million at Heffel online auction

TORONTO — A portrait by Pablo Picasso is among the artworks on…

  • Jul 15, 2020
Raffle organizers Peri Cochin, left, and Arabenne Reille unbox the painting “Nature morte” by Picasso at Christie’s auction house, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Paris. Christie’s auction house in Paris hosted the raffle draw for “Nature Morte,” an oil on canvas that Picasso painted in 1921.(AP Photo | Francois Mori)
Police are investigating the theft of “Spring Garden” by Vincent van Gogh, taken from a Dutch museum, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Dutch museum says Vincent van Gogh painting stolen in raid

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch museum says that a painting by…

  • Mar 30, 2020
Police are investigating the theft of “Spring Garden” by Vincent van Gogh, taken from a Dutch museum, in a March 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Albert Uderzo, a creator of French hero Asterix, dies at 92

Albert Uderzo, a creator of French hero Asterix, dies at 92

PARIS — Albert Uderzo, one of the two creators of the beloved…

Albert Uderzo, a creator of French hero Asterix, dies at 92
For decades, the Allentown Art Museum displayed an oil-on-oak panel painting called “Portrait of a Young Woman” and credited it to “Studio of Rembrandt” in a Feb. 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Museum’s Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thing

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work,…

  • Feb 17, 2020
For decades, the Allentown Art Museum displayed an oil-on-oak panel painting called “Portrait of a Young Woman” and credited it to “Studio of Rembrandt” in a Feb. 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Bergen sculptor Morton Burke is thrilled Olds is creating a sculpture park, featuring works from his international sculpture symposiums. (Contributed photo).

New Town of Olds sculpture park will fulfill long-held dream for Bergen artist

The Highway 27 Sculpture Pathway will officially open this spring

Bergen sculptor Morton Burke is thrilled Olds is creating a sculpture park, featuring works from his international sculpture symposiums. (Contributed photo).