• Takao Tanabe, Yellow Sky (detail), 1967

    An Interview with Takao Tanabe

  • Fernand Cuville, Russian Soldiers at the Convent of Les Cordeliers (detail), February–April, 1917

    The Great War: On View at the NGC

  • Scottie Wilson, Untitled (Far Eastern Town) [detail], date unknown

    Crossing Boundaries at the Carleton University Art Gallery

  • Tom Thomson, Sketch for The Jack Pine (detail), spring 1916

    Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine and The West Wind On View at the NGC

  • Jimmie Durham, Encore tranquillité (detail), 2008)

    Jimmie Durham: Encore tranquillité

  • Robert Davidson, The Happy Blowhole (detail), 1992

    Epiphany: On View at the University of Victoria Legacy Art Galleries

  • Installation Video: Gustave Doré

    Video: Gustave Doré, The Poem of the Vine

  • Gustave Doré, Lake in Scotland after a Storm (detail), 1875–78

    Gustave Doré: Master of Imagination On View at the NGC

  • Takao Tanabe, Yellow Sky (detail), 1967
  • Fernand Cuville, Russian Soldiers at the Convent of Les Cordeliers (detail), February–April, 1917
  • Scottie Wilson, Untitled (Far Eastern Town) [detail], date unknown
  • Tom Thomson, Sketch for The Jack Pine (detail), spring 1916
  • Jimmie Durham, Encore tranquillité (detail), 2008)
  • Robert Davidson, The Happy Blowhole (detail), 1992
  • Installation Video: Gustave Doré
  • Gustave Doré, Lake in Scotland after a Storm (detail), 1875–78

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  • Playing Favourites at the Musée d'art contemporain in Montreal

    The urge to create a new museum must be similar to an artist’s impulse: to create something beautiful, something meaningful, and perhaps even something immortal.

  • The Many Layers of Scott McFarland

    Internationally acclaimed Canadian photographer Scott McFarland isn’t always sure what he’s looking for when he sets up his 4x5 field camera on a street corner. But he’s willing to wait for it, whatever “it” is.

Latest

  • Two Iconic Works of Conceptual Art

    There is something compelling about a work of art that can play tricks with both mind and body. Saskatchewan artist Neil Campbell’s work Boom, Boom (1993) — two giant circles painted on walls that sit at 90 degrees to one another — provides just such an illusion to those visiting the National Gallery of Canada’s contemporary galleries.

  • The Proust Questionnaire: Jimmie Durham

    This month, American-born essayist, poet and sculptor Jimmie Durham responds to NGC Magazine's version of The Proust Questionnaire.

Videos

  • Artist Interview: Vera Frenkel

    In this video, Vera Frenkel discusses her work ... from the Transit Bar (1992, reconstructed in 2014), on view at the National Gallery of Canada until August 17, 2014.

  • Gustave Doré: The Poem of the Vine

    Travel behind the scenes to see how the National Gallery of Canada installed The Poem of the Vine, a bronze sculpture measuring four metres in height and weighing 2.7 tonnes, on loan from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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