Tuesday June 21, 2016

Can you name ONE Canadian visual artist?

Subversive visual artist Suzy Lake, who recently won a Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts, is among Canada's many talented visual artists.

Subversive visual artist Suzy Lake, who recently won a Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts, is among Canada's many talented visual artists. (Suzy Lake )

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q news correspondent Mitch Pollock scans the latest arts and entertainment headlines to keep you in the know. Today:

  • Main Street Research surveyed 1500 Canadians and found that 54 per cent of them could not name a single Canadian visual artist. (They also found that 97% of Canadians can name 3 or more hockey players.)

  • New York State has effectively criminalized ticket buying bots. 

  • Also: Monopoly, the musical, is going to be a thing. Shad and Mitch speculate about plot lines.