Challenges from places like the Art Gallery of Ontario's and Getty Museum are taking over the internet.
I'm lucky -- I work super-hard to be lucky but, still, I'm lucky. Why? Because I get to see the greatest exhibitions on the
Art is a kind of counter thread of truth to the glossy fictions of pop culture. Western society lost its moral certainty about a century ago and rightfully so. If artists are to confront truth, the truth is so often, so ugly.
"... this piece had a resonance with Vancouver, which is most diverse in terms of ethnicities, and is really a point of convergence."
Who benefits from the granting system? The system supports artists, but artists come into public view only when their work is exhibited, by a museum, a commercial gallery or within the arts community itself.