In this video, Faye HeavyShield discusses how she created her work Body of Land, on view at the National Gallery of Canada as part of Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present.
How do you stick 20,000 letter-faced coins to a gallery wall? With graph paper, 20,000 pinpricks and a lot of concentration. Watch as Micah Lexier's I Am the Coin is installed at the National Gallery of Canada, and listen to the artist describe the work. I Am the Coin will be presented as part of Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present, on view at the NGC as of May 3, 2017.
In this video, curator Greg Hill discusses his collaboration with acclaimed contemporary artist Alex Janvier, for the retrospective exhibition Alex Janvier, on view at the National Gallery of Canada until April 17, 2017.
In this video conversation between artist Alex Janvier and NGC curator Greg Hill — filmed during the opening Alex Janvier: Modern Indigenous Master — Janvier discusses his life and work. The exhibition is on view at the NGC until April 17, 2017.
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.
Josef Sudek created some of the 20th century’s most evocative images of nature, monuments, objects and streets. Discover why Sudek was considered the “poet of Prague” in this extraordinary exhibition of photography at the National Gallery of Canada, on view until February 26, 2017.
An interview with Alex Janvier, whose major retrospective — on view at the National Gallery of Canada until April 17, 2017 — celebrates the artist’s lifetime of creativity, knowledge and perspective, gained through his love of the land, art and Dene culture.
Watch the videos about the five finalists for the 2016 Sobey Art Award and get a glimpse inside their creative processes. Learn more about their respective journeys and discover the stories and inspiration behind their works.
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