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Gustave Doré, <em>The Enigma</em> (detail), 1871. Oil on canvas, 130 × 195.5 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris (RF 1982-68). Photo: Jean Schormans / © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

Gustave Doré (1832–1883): Master of Imagination

Draftsman, painter and sculptor, Gustave Doré...

William Ivor Castle (Great Britain, 1877–1947),<br />
<em>Stretcher Bearer and German prisoner dressing wounded Canadian at capture of Arleux</em>(detail)<br />
April, 1917, printed 2014, ink-jet print, 106.4 × 106.4 cm. <br />
Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa (e011068416).

The Great War: The Persuasive Power of Photography

Although earlier wars had been documented through...

Tom Thomson, <em>The Jack Pine</em>(detail), Winter 1916–17, oil on canvas, 127.9 × 139.8 cm. National Gallery of Canada, purchased 1918. Photo © NGC

Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine and The West Wind
Masterpiece in Focus

Tom Thomson made small oil sketches outside in the...

Vera Frenkel<br />
<em>... from the Transit Bar</em>, 1992, reconstructed 2014<br />
bar structure and equipment, tables and chairs, player piano, plants, newspapers, raincoats, stools, bar sign, lighting, <br />carpet, 6 video monitors, 6 laser disks, software, 120 square meters<br />
Gift of the artist, Toronto, and purchase, 1997<br />
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa<br />
© CARCC 2014

...from the Transit Bar

Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar is...

Émile Bernard, woodcut from Charles Baudelaire, <em>Les Fleurs du Mal</em> (1916) (detail)

Les fleurs du mal by Charles Baudelaire, illustrations by Emile Bernard

Les Fleurs du Mal, the most famous work of the poet...

The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014

The Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2014

Since 2000, the Governor General’s Awards in...

Janet Cardiff, <em>Forty-Part Motet</em> (detail) 2001, 40-track audio installation. Installation dimensions variable. Purchased 2001. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa<br />
Photo © NGC

Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet

The publicly and critically acclaimed Forty-Part...

Albert Alexander Chesterfield<br>
<em>Darby and Jouni</em>  c. 1901–04<br>
silver gelatin print<br>
Library and Archives Canada, e008299869

Arctic Images from the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Library and Archives Canada In partnership with the...

Peter; Weiss Fischli<br />
<em>The Way Things Go</em>, 1987<br />
16 mm film transferred to digital video disk (DVD), 29:57 minutes, <br />
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa<br />
© Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery

Fischli & Weiss: The Way Things Go

The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987)....

Candice Breitz<br />
<em>Him + Her</em>(detail), 2008<br />
14 channel digital video installation (ed. 1/6), Him: 28:50 minutes, Her: 23:56 minutes <br />
Installation view: Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin<br />
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa<br />
Photo: Jens Ziehe

Candice Breitz: Him + Her

“Within any consciousness there is a Greek...

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Tom Thomson, The West Wind, Winter, 1916–17, oil on canvas, 120.7 x 137.9 cm. Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Gift of the Canadian Club of Toronto, 1926

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A.Y. Jackson, A Copse, Evening, 1918. © Beaverbrook Collection of War Art, Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario

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