Sonny Assu’s paintings, sculptures, prints, installations, and interventions are imbued with a wry humour which he says opens the “conversation” into exploring consumerism, colonization and imperialism. This summer, Assu will be featured in two solo exhibitions: Continuum at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, and Day School at the Equinox Art Gallery in Vancouver.
The last exhibition Jack Bush saw of his work was a touring retrospective at the Edmonton Art Gallery in 1977. A few days after his return to Toronto following the opening, Bush passed away. Now, almost 40 years later, Bush’s work is returning to Edmonton in a condensed version of last fall’s highly successful National Gallery of Canada retrospective.
When the Oshawa Sports Centre was announced as the boxing venue for this summer’s Pan Am Games, staff at the adjacent Robert McLaughlin Gallery decided they wanted to be part of the celebration of sport. Linda Jansma, Senior Curator at the McLaughlin, accordingly put together Boxing: The Sweet Science.
The Jack Pine and The West Wind have been reunited once again at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Into the Woods: Two Icons Revisited. This special exhibition encourages visitors to see these paintings, not just as iconic Canadian works, but also as tools that can help us understand our national history and mythology.
In this video, NGC Director of Conservation and Technical Research, Stephen Gritt, discusses the restoration of Michiel Coxcie's Susanna and the Elders (c. 1550–1559).
Presented by Irving Oil and co-organized with The Rooms, St. John's, NL, the Masterpiece in Focus exhibition, Mary Pratt: This Little Painting is on view at the National Gallery of Canada until January 4, 2016.
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