From ancient hunters chasing aurochs across cave walls, to mind-bending performance-based works, the human body has long served as both medium and message.This interdependence of art and the body is evocatively explored in Phaidon’s new French-language book, L’Art et le Corps [Body of Art in English].
In this video conversation between artist Alex Janvier and NGC curator Greg Hill — filmed during the opening Alex Janvier: Modern Indigenous Master — Janvier discusses his life and work. The exhibition is on view at the NGC until April 17, 2017.
This winter, aficionados of Canadian contemporary and Indigenous art won’t want to miss a special display in Upper Contemporary Gallery B205 at the NGC. Brian Jungen’s Shapeshifter (2000) and Vienna (2003) are currently on view together.
In this time-lapse video, the NGC's Technical Services team takes down Ai Weiwei's majestic and towering sculpture, Tree (2009–2010), which was recently on view in the NGC's Contemporary Galleries.
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