THE ARTFUL CITY: Going Public

By: Brandon Vickerd A while ago I was presenting a lecture in a first year course at York University that is intended to introduce the... Read More

From folk singers to folklore, 1960s Yorkville lingers

With Canadian Music Week taking place just in clubs throughout Toronto, the historic Masonic Temple concert hall on Yonge Street ... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Contact at 20 — An interview with Bonnie Rubenstein

Interview by: Ilana Altman & Melanie Fasche Bonnie Rubenstein has been a director at the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival... Read More

Grow Op: Urbanism, Landscape & Contemporary Art

It’s spring in the city, and what better way to get in the mood for the new season in Toronto than checking out an exhibit that... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Urban Confrontations — an interview with Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins

Interview by: Ilana Altman Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins have been making large-format sculpture, mixed media, installation and... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: The Legacy of the Toronto Sculpture Garden

By: Rina Greer For over thirty years, the Toronto Sculpture Garden was the site of innovative, temporary, contemporary sculpture... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: On the Waterfront, building public art collections in Toronto’s newest neighbourhoods

By: Rebecca Carbin Previous articles in The Artful City series provide a thorough overview of Toronto’s approach to commissioning... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Evolution of public art policy in Toronto

By: Jeff Biggar Public art has a storied past in Toronto’s History. The City of Toronto’s public art collection stems back to the late... Read More

THE ARTFUL CITY: Interview with Barbara Astman

Barbara Astman is a Canadian artist who lives and works in Toronto and specializes in photography and new media. Her artworks are in... Read More

The Artful City

The Artful City is a bi-weekly blog series exploring the evolution of public art and its role in the transformation of Toronto, both... Read More