Mined (Departures)

I’ve been out of the loop with art news this week but the few stories that did catch my eye were all about leaving in some form of another. It’s Charlie Hill’s last week at the National Gallery of Canada,¬†where he has been the curator of Canadian art since 1980. Katerina Atanassova has been named […]

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Mined

The importance of place and identity must be on my mind a whole lot, because I kept getting drawn to news about cities, design, and memorial. Paul Hiebert pretends to ask what the point of city logos is in general, but actually asks whether the City of Toronto logo (“a signal of dignified, centralized leadership”) […]

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Mined

Lots of interesting institutional news this week. Okwui Enwezor has been appointed curator of the 2015 Venice Biennale. Excellent choice. Of the biennale, Enwezor says, “No event or exhibition of contemporary art has continuously existed at the confluence of so many historical changes across the fields of art, politics, technology, and economics, like la Biennale […]

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