• George A. Reid, Logging (detail), 1888

    Your Collection at the NGC: George A. Reid

  • Liz Magor, Hudson’s Bay Dou­ble, 2011

    An Interview with Liz Magor

  • Cynthia Girard, Fraternité (detail), 2013

    Unicorns and Dictators at the Esker Foundation Contemporary Art Gallery

  • William Rider-Rider, Smashed Pill-Box, Passchendaele, Belgium (detail), 1917

    The Great War: On View at the NGC

  • William Blair Bruce, The Smiths (detail), 1894

    William Blair Bruce: On View at the Art Gallery of Hamilton

  • S. Chatwood Burton, The Fall (detail), 1918

    Witness: On View at the Canadian War Museum

  • Tom Thomson, The Jack Pine (detail), Winter 1916–17

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

  • Installation Video: Gustave Doré

    Video: Gustave Doré, The Poem of the Vine

  • George A. Reid, Logging (detail), 1888
  • Liz Magor, Hudson’s Bay Dou­ble, 2011
  • Cynthia Girard, Fraternité (detail), 2013
  • William Rider-Rider, Smashed Pill-Box, Passchendaele, Belgium (detail), 1917
  • William Blair Bruce, The Smiths (detail), 1894
  • S. Chatwood Burton, The Fall (detail), 1918
  • Tom Thomson, The Jack Pine (detail), Winter 1916–17
  • Installation Video: Gustave Doré

Featured

  • Rodney Graham in Vancouver

    It seems fitting that three Vancouver galleries joined forces this year to exhibit works by Rodney Graham. One venue would seem almost constraining for an artist who draws upon a multitude of inspirations, and who has been variously described throughout his career as a filmmaker, photographer, sculptor, conceptualist, and even a rock singer.

  • William Ronald and Alexandra Luke at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery

    “Mavericks and groundbreakers.” That’s how Virginia Eichhorn characterizes both William Ronald and Alexandra Luke, the two artists who are the focus of a namesake exhibition currently on view at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery in Owen Sound, Ontario.

Latest

  • The Proust Questionnaire: Rita Letendre

    This month, one of Canada’s best-known Abstract Expressionists, Rita Letendre, responds to NGC Magazine's version of The Proust Questionnaire.

  • Aerial Photography in the First World War

    If you were a First World War general poring over aerial photographs of enemy lines, how would you tell the difference between a genuine bomb crater and an artificially created one? The answer is that the artificially created bomb crater would be just a little bit too perfectly round, and would show no traces of an actual explosion. This is one of many questions answered in the fascinating book, The Great War Seen from the Air In Flanders Fields, 1914–1918.

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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