Art Critique


Modern Canadian horror finds a niche in media identity crisis

Canadian cultural identity in media can be hard to derive from its cinematic output. At the turn of the century, Canadian content was often denoted by its joint productions with […]

Kahlo’s ‘Portrait of Christina’ a rare offering at Christie’s

This past August saw the death of a massively influential member of the American music industry—Jerry Moss, the co-founder of A&M Records alongside legendary bandleader Herb Alpert. As Moss’ art […]

Elliot Page is grounding force of ‘Close To You’

One of the most buzzed-about films that came to international festivals across Canada this season was Close To You. Premiering at TIFF, this slow burn of a modern family drama […]

Fritz Grünbaum’s recovered Egion Schieles up at Christie’s

Restitution has certainly been a hot topic in the art and museum spheres these last few years. From the busting of high-profile trafficking rings to the seizure of Ukrainian pieces […]

Banksy’s true identity bet on throughout libel suit

Few things grip the minds of the public as much as a mystery. It’s no wonder that true crime remains as popular as ever in the vast, interconnected age of […]

Vandal Roberto Palacio defaces Basquiat’s former home

Few can deny the headline-grabbing capability of besmirching the surface of beloved artworks—just look at the tactics of Just Stop Oil and its adjacent groups. Even despite the fact that […]

‘Pixel Pioneer’ debuts unseen digital works by Keith Haring

Keith Haring’s vibrant expressions of cartoonishly simple humanity in motion have become ubiquitous with the framings of the late 80s art world. His truly individual style is gently suffused with […]