Just 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.
What does it take to get ready for one of the world’s most prestigious art events, the Venice Biennale? In these two videos, NGC Magazine takes you behind the scenes with the Quebec City artist collective BGL.
An interview with Mary Pratt. 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.
Shary Boyle's Music for Silence
Video presented by NGC Director Marc Mayer
Exhibition curated by NGC Curator of Contemporary Art, Josée Drouin-Brisebois
Ottawa based artist Melanie Authier, whose painting Augury features in Builders: Canadian Biennial 2012 at the National Gallery of Canada, talks about her work and how people view it.
Canadian artist Shary Boyle will be representing Canada at the 2013 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, the "Olympics of the art world". Here she talks about taking up the challenge of creating a work of art for a specific space: the Canada Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. For more information on Shary Boyle, the Canadian Pavilion and the Venice Biennale 2013 visit www.gallery.ca/venice.
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