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Close to 40 per cent of Canada’s artists and artistic organizations will need more from government to survive COVID-19: survey (via Globe and Mail)

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One-third of French galleries could shut before end of 2020 due to coronavirus impact (via The Art Newspaper)

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Royal Ontario Museum will lay off half of its full-time staff, reducing hours (via Globe and Mail)

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For Love or Money by Zainub Verjee

According to the CRA, an artist is either a professional or a hobbyist, which raises broader questions about whether art should be valued because it can be sold or because it can be shown. Written by Executive Director Zainub Verjee:…

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The Last Days of the Art World…and Perhaps the First Days of a New One: Life after the coronavirus will be very different. (via Vulture)

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Image caption: Installation by Somewherelse, with Karl Skene and Tyler Lovell, Toronto Media Arts Centre. Photo: Henry Faber.

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Waging Culture 2008: the socio-economic status of Canadian visual artists (via the Art Gallery of York University) Excerpt: “Cultural Policy in Canada appears written in a vacuum. [NB: the 2012 study is located¬†here. The 2017 study is currently underway.]If the…

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Museums Scramble to Document the Pandemic, Even as It Unfolds With photographs, field interviews and mass surveys, institutions are trying to preserve information about everyday life during the crisis for future study. (via The New York Times)

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