The Kelowna Art Gallery’s current exhibition, Landon Mackenzie: Parallel Journey: Works on Paper (1975-2015), aims to highlight Mackenzie’s unique background while profiling the works on paper that, unbeknownst to many, defined a large portion of her artistic career.
Beauty’s Awakening: Drawings by the Pre-Raphaelites and Their Contemporaries from the Lanigan Collection features more than 120 works by well-known artists of the 19th century. In this interview with NGC Magazine, Associate Curator Dr. Sonia Del Re discusses some of her favourites.
The current exhibition offers a rare glimpse of Pre-Raphaelite book and magazine illustrations published during the second half of the 19th century. And it offers the first opportunity to see Kelmscott Press' The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, published in 1896, since the volume was donated to the National Gallery of Canada Library in 2004.
Known for cheekily subverting everything from traditional iconography to preconceptions about Indigenous art, Kent Monkman has combined his current preoccupations to elegant effect in Kent Monkman: The Rise and Fall of Civilization, an astonishing new installation at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto.
Toronto-based artist Abbas Akhavan is this year’s winner of the prestigious Sobey Art Award. The drawing, installation, video and performance artist claimed the prize on October 28 at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s Award Announcement Gala.
After the end of the Franco-Prussian War, Claude Monet returned to Paris from England. The artist began experimenting with a style of painting that would see him become one of the leaders of the Impressionist Movement. In this video, curator Anabelle Kienle Poňka discusses this unique period in Claude Monet’s career.
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