Quebec glass artist Susan Edgerley is the recipient of the 2019 Saidye Bronfman Award, highest distinction in Canadian fine craft artistry. She is one of eight artists honoured today in the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts.
A Toronto gallery has cancelled an exhibit over criticism the artist is inappropriately “borrowing” from spiritually significant indigenous art. The Visions Gallery, where work by Amanda PL was scheduled, said the gallery was “immediately criticized” when the show was announced, and within 24 hours the event was cancelled. The controversy flows […]
Renowned artist Tim Storrier is the winner of this year’s Archibald prize, Australia’s most famous art award, now in its 91st year. His winning work, called The Histrionic Wayfarer (After Bosch) is a self-portrait without a face and was inspired by a Hieronymus Bosch painting. Read more here.
A Montreal sculptor and performance artist who caused a sensation with her meat dress – – no, not the one Lady Gaga wore — has been honored with a 2012 Governor General’s award, Canada’s highest recognition for the visual and media arts. Jana Sterbak’s dresses made from raw […]