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Painting titled Mirror Mirror. Oil on canvas. 36in by 72in.

March 28, 2014

Art meets business at the Schulich School’s Nadal Management Centre

The 2014 edition of the exhibition Art @ Suite 500 opens for a year-long run at the Schulich School of Business Miles S. Nadal Mangement Centre. Read more


March 11, 2014

Canadian artist Shary Boyle presents the 2014 Goldfarb Lecture in Visual Arts

Canadian artist Shary Boyle is the featured speaker for the 2014 Goldfarb Lecture in Visual Arts. Boyle will deliver her presentation March 11 from 4 to 5:30pm in Room 312 in the Joan and Martin Goldfarb... Read more

Photo: Natalie Jeremijenko

February 21, 2014

Natalie Jeremijenko gives an xLECTURE on the xCLINIC

Boundary-pushing artist, engineer and inventor Natalie Jeremijenko is the featured speaker for the 2014 Wendy Michener Lecture in the Faculty of Fine Arts March 5. Read more

LandSlide Possible Futures

January 29, 2014

Artists present public talks on their work in the “LAND|SLIDE: Possible Futures” exhibition

Sensorium, Centre for Digital Arts and Technology Research presents a series of public talks by artists featured in the massive public art exhibition LAND|SLIDE: Possible Futures Read more


January 17, 2014

Digital arts researcher takes Land|Slide exhibit to China

China's Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture features "Land|Slide possible futures", an exhibition curated by Janine Marchessault Read more


December 17, 2013

Signature works from York University art collection on view at Varley Gallery

More than half a century after its beginnings, York University’s art collection is enjoying its off-campus debut with a showcase exhibition at the Varley Art Gallery in Markham. "Moving Side and... Read more


October 30, 2013

York filmmaker’s feature documentary “Spring & Arnaud” plays at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

"Spring & Arnaud", an "artful and art-filled" feature documentary on artists Spring Hurlbut and Arnaud Maggs, directed by York visual arts Professor Katherine Knight and film alumna Marcia Connolly,... Read more

Crc web art

October 25, 2013

York's Faculty of Fine Arts to establish two new Canada Research Chairs in interdisciplinary digital media

The Faculty of Fine Arts invites applications for new Canada Research Chairs in digital performance and interactive information visualization. Read more


October 04, 2013

York U artists spend a sleepless night for Nuit Blanche

York University artists are contributing their creativity to Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto's annual dusk-to-dawn celebration of contemporary art and community engagement. Read more


September 12, 2013

Land|Slide: Possible Futures - 3 weeks, 30+ artists, a landscape in transition

"Land|Slide: Possible Futures" is a massive public art intervention responding to a world in transition. More than 30 artists explore multiculturalism, sustainability and community with site-specific... Read more