Canadian art

National Museum of Scotland urged to return First Nations totem pole stolen by Canadian anthropologist

The pole was stolen in 1929 and, if returned, would be only the second totem pole to be repatriated to a First Nation by a European institution

A brush with... Zadie Xa

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Lee Bul to Ursula K. Le Guin

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'The goal of every artist is to express what they see': Legally blind painter and Star Trek actor Bruce Horak on abstracting the unseen

The visually impaired artist, who portrays the blind telepathic alien Lieutenant Hemmer in Star Trek’s new streaming series, has been working on a 1,000-piece portrait series over the past decade

Riopelle outshines Motherwell at Canadian auction house Heffel’s major spring sales

The auctions also saw major results for Alex Colville and Emily Carr, and a new auction record for Rita Letendre

More details emerge on Canada's controversial Royal British Columbia Museum

Many critics of the project remained underwhelmed by the lack of clear vision for the $789m museum

Chinese Museum in Vancouver aims to rewrite Canada’s racist history

The museum will be built on the site of the Rennie Museum in Vancouver, which focuses on contemporary art

Billion dollar upgrade of Canada's Royal British Columbia Museum met with criticism

The proposed museum replacing the current building has been called a “vanity project”

Artist Faye HeavyShield receives one of Canada’s top art prizes

HeavyShield, who received the C$75,000 award from the Gershon Iskowitz Foundation and the Art Gallery of Ontario, creates Minimalist sculptures and installations

Why it’s important that Canada’s Black artists are honoured at the heart of government

Senator Patricia Bovey's initiative 'Honouring Canada's Black Artists' bringing works by Black Canadian artists into the Senate building is now in its second iteration

Works by Emily Carr and Paul Kane are the big tickets at marquee Canadian auction

High demand for Canadiana, from a historic ceramic dessert set to Group of Seven paintings, drove Heffel’s major autumn sale in Toronto

MoCA Toronto back with a bang with Greater Toronto Art 2021

The triennial exhibition features artists and collectives who work in the Greater Toronto area or have connections to the city

Historic object or contemporary carving? Canadian artist claims a totem that washed up on a Victoria beach is actually his work

Archaeologists of the Royal British Columbia Museum announced the discovery was an important Indigenous work last week

Douglas Coupland brings his prophetic slogans to Vancouver's billboards

Slogans for the 21st Century are on view in the city's new Arbutus Greenway

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Canadian government asks museum to end self-censorship

“The Lands Within Me: expressions by Canadian artists of Arab origin" postponed following 11 September attacks