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As protests rage in Iraq, experts say culture is key to long-term reconstruction

Iraqi culture ministry announces new national museum in Baghdad as Mosul restoration plan is extended to historic churches

Street artists create memorial mural in Argentina for victim of New York terror attack

The architect Hernán Ferruchi was visiting the city with friends when he was hit by a truck while cycling on 31 October 2017

Vancouver street photographer Fred Herzog has died, age 88

The German-born Canadian captured a view of the city that has since been lost, but he did not receive major recognition until late in life

Art Gallery of Ontario acquires a Caillebotte after long legal struggle

A government grant for works of importance helps to block departure of the painting from the country

Vancouver mural memorialises First Nations’ aide to stranded Indian immigrants

The work was unveiled as the name of a Conservative politician behind the Komagata Maru incident was removed from the federal building on which it is painted

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Vancouver Mural Festival splashes colour on the streets

The festival will realise 25 new murals, including a 20-storey work by Shepard Fairey

Contested export of a Caillebotte painting raises questions about Canadian cultural law

A Canadian court recently overturned a ruling on the "national importance" of the French Impressionist's work, sold at Heffel Auction House in 2016

Vancouver's art market sees influx of Chinese cash

As British Columbia clamps down on foreign real estate investment, Chinese collectors are investing in contemporary Canadian art with "no expense spared”

Veterans and artists draw creative profit out of war

A project at the inaugural National Veterans Art Museum Triennial in Chicago aims to create artistic equity out of conflict

Vancouver Art Gallery staff strike continues

Union boss calls museum's recent offer "an insult"

After a decade of delays, Vancouver Art Gallery gets $40m boost for new building

The local philanthropic Chan family has reinvigorated the long-awaited expansion with an “unprecedented” gift

How a chain-link mosque at the Vancouver Biennale became a community hub

Saudi artist Ajlan Gharem's installation stands as an example of cultural exchange as diplomatic tensions break out between Canada and Saudi Arabia

Art installation in Canada helps rebuild burnt-out library in Iraq

A project at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto challenges the public to help restore a Baghdad art college’s collection

Kerry James Marshall on painting, politics and P Diddy’s record-breaking purchase of his work

The artist’s retrospective opens at the Rennie Collection in Vancouver, the largest private owner of his work

Douglas Coupland’s work in plastic is fantastic

The writer and artist unveils an ecological work inspired by the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and a 3D-printed national portrait of Canada

Parviz Tanavoli's Lions of Iran exhibition gets green light after Hassan Rouhani’s victory

Almost 1,000 guests attended the opening night to support the show, organised by Iran's leading artist 

Art Gallery of Ontario goes from zero to number two with Diane Arbus acquisition

The Toronto museum becomes the second largest holder of the photographer’s work in the world with the purchase of 522 prints

Iran's presidential election casts shadow over show organised by country's leading artist

Artist Parviz Tanavoli hopes Lions of Iran exhibition will still go ahead in Tehran—and travel abroad

National Gallery of Canada receives major gift of contemporary art from collector Bob Rennie

The collection of 197 works is largely by Vancouver-based artists like Ian Wallace, Rodney Graham, Damien Moppet, Brian Jungen and Geoffrey Farmer, but also includes an important piece by Doris Salcedo

One man’s epic quest to recover a stolen painting by ‘Iraq’s Picasso’

The 1968 battle scene was withdrawn last month from Christie’s Dubai sale, but its fate remains in question

Mexican-Canadian artist caught up in political maelstrom over Trump Tower commission

Miriam Aroeste says she was surprised to have her art mixed up with the US President’s politics

Baghdad pop-up show could rise from the ruins

Artists hope to restage exhibition first seen in bombed-out shopping centre