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  1. Canadian Painters in a Modern World, 1925–1955
    From the Roaring Twenties and the Group of Seven to the Automatistes and the early Cold War, Canadian artists lived through and embodied an era of global tumult and change. With an interweaving of historical narrative, lavish... Learn More
    Published: 27th September 2017
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  2. Narratives Unfolding
    Somewhere between global and local, the nation still lingers as a concept. National art histories continue to be written – some for the first time – while innovative methods and practices redraw the boundaries of these... Learn More
    Published: 18th July 2017
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  3. Spaces and Places for Art
    When the Edmonton Museum of Arts opened in 1924 it was only the second art gallery in Canada west of Toronto. Spaces and Places for Art tells the story of the financial and ideological struggles that community groups and artist... Learn More
    Published: 28th March 2017
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  4. For Folk's Sake
    Folk art emerged in twentieth-century Nova Scotia not as an accident of history, but in tandem with cultural policy developments that shaped art institutions across the province between 1967 and 1997. For Folk’s Sake charts... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2016
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  5. Architecture on Ice
    Despite the legendary reputations of Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens, and the Montreal Forum, skating rinks and hockey arenas may be North America’s most overlooked cultural buildings. Architecture on Ice reveals... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2016
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  6. Picturing Toronto
    In 1911, when Arthur Goss was hired as Toronto’s first official photographer, the city was at a critical juncture. Industry expansion and population growth produced pressing concerns about housing shortages, sanitation,... Learn More
    Published: 5th April 2016
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  7. Family Ties
    House museums act as both sources and suppliers of history. Functioning first as private residences, they are then preserved as commemorative monuments and become living history museums offering theme-based tours led by period-costumed... Learn More
    Published: 7th August 2015
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  8. Breaking and Entering
    As climate change, economic recession, war, and mass migration destabilize the world and create a less certain future, notions of home and shelter loom large. Breaking and Entering considers how contemporary artists and filmmakers... Learn More
    Published: 24th April 2015
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  9. Visibly Canadian
    Spectacular, scientific, and educational cultural practices were used to establish and define public identities in the British colonies of nineteenth-century Canada. In Visibly Canadian, Karen Stanworth argues that visual representations... Learn More
    Published: 6th January 2015
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  10. Negotiations in a Vacant Lot
    At a moment when the discipline of Canadian art history seems to be in flux and the study of Canadian visual culture is gaining traction outside of art history departments, the authors of Negotiations in a Vacant Lot were asked:... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2014
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  11. Making Toronto Modern
    In the final years of the nineteenth century, Toronto architects started to consider how their city, through progressive architecture and urban planning, could be made "modern." Making Toronto Modern constructs Toronto's... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2014
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  12. Paul-Émile Borduas
    From his beginnings as a rural church decorator, to his role as catalyst of the social and artistic manifesto the Refus global, to a career as Canada's pre-eminent practitioner of radical abstraction abroad, Paul-Émile... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2013
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  13. On Architecture
    Melvin Charney (1935-2012) spent his career working on the border between art and architecture. His internationally celebrated art employed a variety of media including photography, montage, painting, sculpture, and temporary... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2013
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  14. The Official Picture
    Mandated to foster a sense of national cohesion The National Film Board of Canada's Still Photography Division was the country's official photographer during the mid-twentieth century. Like the Farm Security Administration and... Learn More
    Published: 31st July 2013
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  15. Rethinking Professionalism
    The history of women and art in Canada has often been celebrated as a story of progress from amateur to professional practice. Rethinking Professionalism challenges this narrative by questioning the assumptions that underlie the... Learn More
    Published: 11th April 2012
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  16. The Allied Arts
    During periods of close collaboration, championed by figures like John Ruskin and William Morris, architecture and craft were referred to as "the allied arts." By the mid-twentieth century, however, it was more common... Learn More
    Published: 28th March 2012
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