Art & Design News

Obama presidential campaign inspires art book Jul 17, 2009 - 4:27 am PST
The graffiti artist who created the now-iconic "Hope" image of Barack Obama is set to release a new book that marshalls artworks inspired by the U.S. president and the 2008 presidential campaign. CBC

Caraquet starfish sculpture to be returned to artist Jul 16, 2009 - 8:23 am PST
New Brunswick artist Suzanne Dupuis-Cormier is getting her sculpture back from the town of Caraquet, which last week removed it from outside the hospital where it has stood for years, saying it was deteriorating. CBC

O'Keeffe Museum loses appeal over bequest Jul 16, 2009 - 8:19 am PST
An appeals court has ruled that the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum has no rights and no say over the art collection the iconic American painter donated to Nashville's Fisk University. CBC

Artist De Niro's estate part of 2nd indictment for NY gallery owner Jul 15, 2009 - 2:30 am PST
The legal case against the owner of a now-closed Manhattan art gallery has grown, as Lawrence B. Salander was indicted for a second time for art fraud involving the estate of artist Robert De Niro Sr. and two others. CBC

Creator of Caraquet sculpture miffed it's been moved Jul 14, 2009 - 7:05 am PST
The creator of the sculpture removed last week from the front of the Hôpital de l'Enfant Jesus in Caraquet is upset that she was never told it would be taken away. CBC

Karsh widow donates photographs to Ottawa Jul 14, 2009 - 4:54 am PST
Widow of famous photographer Yousuf Karsh has donated a remarkable gift to mark her husband's 100th birthday. CBC

Historic bronze statue stolen in Saint-André-d'Argenteuil Jul 13, 2009 - 6:27 am PST
Provincial police continue to investigate the theft of a historic statue in the town of Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, northwest of Montreal. CBC