The urge to create a new museum must be similar to an artist’s impulse: to make something beautiful, something meaningful, and perhaps even something immortal.
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.
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.
This month, American-born essayist, poet and sculptor Jimmie Durham responds to NGC Magazine's version of The Proust Questionnaire.
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.
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.