If you live in a city, you’ve likely engaged in some inadvertent eavesdropping. Perhaps overheard a one-sided phone call or the conversations of passersby. But what may be a fleeting curiosity or an annoyance to some is raw material for the prolific and imaginative artist David Craven.
Like any good journey, the exhibitions Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary and Myfanwy MacLeod, or There and Back Again, offer unforgettable encounters and a few surprises along the way.
At an art gallery, we expect to look—to engage our sense of sight and take in what we see on and within the gallery walls. But a new exhibition at Winnipeg’s Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art offers visitors a more immersive sensory experience.
This month, internationally acclaimed Canadian artist Michael Snow responds to NGC Magazine's version of The Proust Questionnaire.
In this video, Chief James Hart discusses his great-great-grandfather Charles Edenshaw. The Charles Edenshaw exhibition is on view at the NGC until May 25, 2014.
Paul Lang, Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the National Gallery of Canada, and Ian Thom, the Vancouver Art Gallery's Senior Curator of Historical Art, sit down for an informal chat in front of Thomas Couture's Supper at the Maison d'Or (1855).
Don't miss this photo gallery accompanied by quotes from the artist himself. John Ruskin: Artist and Observer is on view at the NGC from 14 February until 11 May 2014.
John Ruskin, Self-portrait (1874), graphite on white paper; 25.4 × 20.4 cm. Ruskin Foundation (Ruskin Library, Lancaster University) (RF 991). Image courtesy of the Ruskin Foundation