• Marquise de Pompadour in a Scene from "Acis et Galatée" (detail), 1749

    Your Collection Around the World: Charles-Nicolas (the Younger) Cochin

  • Unknown (Naskapi Artist), Hunting Coat (detail), c. 1840
  • Photo: Scott Massey, 2016

    An Interview with Garry Neill Kennedy

  • Jan Brueghel the Elder, Still Life of Flowers in a Stoneware Vase (detail)

    In the Spotlight: Jan Brueghel, Father and Son

  • Les Levine, Environment III: Slipcover at the Architectural League of New York (detail)

    Les Levine: On View at Oakville Galleries

  • Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864–1916), Sunshine in the Drawing Room (Solskin i dagligstuen), detail

    In the Spotlight: Vilhelm Hammershøi

  • El Lissitzky, Proun 8 Stellungen [Proun 8 Positions], detail, 1923

    The Advent of Abstraction: On View at the NGC

  • Vernon Ah Kee, cantchant (detail), 2009

    Vernon ah Kee: On View at the WAG

  • Marquise de Pompadour in a Scene from "Acis et Galatée" (detail), 1749
  • Unknown (Naskapi Artist), Hunting Coat (detail), c. 1840
  • Photo: Scott Massey, 2016
  • Jan Brueghel the Elder, Still Life of Flowers in a Stoneware Vase (detail)
  • Les Levine, Environment III: Slipcover at the Architectural League of New York (detail)
  • Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864–1916), Sunshine in the Drawing Room (Solskin i dagligstuen), detail
  • El Lissitzky, Proun 8 Stellungen [Proun 8 Positions], detail, 1923
  • Vernon Ah Kee, cantchant (detail), 2009

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  • Patio Chairs and White Whales

    This winter, aficionados of Canadian contemporary and Indigenous art won’t want to miss a special display in Upper Contemporary Gallery B205 at the NGC. Brian Jungen’s Shapeshifter (2000) and Vienna (2003) are currently on view together. Although both works are part of the national collection, such is their size — at 6.6 metres (21 feet) and 8.5 metres (28 feet) respectively — that they are not often displayed side by side.

  • Landscapes by John Berger

    Anyone who has ever studied art in a western educational institution has no doubt been assigned the late John Berger’s Ways of Seeing as required reading. Edited by author and curator Tom Overton, Landscapes: John Berger on Art (Verso, 2016) presents a much more expansive view of Berger’s world than in Ways of Seeing, through a selection of essays, poems, and literary excerpts from 1953 through 2015.

  • Ai Weiwei's Tree

    In this time-lapse video, the NGC's Technical Services team takes down Ai Weiwei's majestic and towering sculpture, Tree (2009–2010), which was recently on view in the NGC's Contemporary Galleries.

  • Twenty-Five Years of Exhibition Announcements

    In the fascinating exhibition 25 x 25Twenty-Five Years of Exhibition Announcements from Twenty-Five Indigenous Artists, now on view in the Library and Archives of the National Gallery of Canada, artist mailers reflect both artistic arcs and changing graphic styles.

     

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