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The five paintings recently acquired as the Koffler donation illustrate the different ways in which these well-known artists represented the Canadian landscape.
Halifax-based Tyshan Wright works at the intersection of contemporary art and traditional Maroon culture and craft of Jamaica.
Informed by the ancient history of present-day Sudan, including Egyptian and Nubian mythology, El Siddique’s installations embody her curiosity about the ever-changing physical world and the possibilities of worlds unseen.
Interdisciplinary artist Krystle Silverfox explores Indigenous feminism, de-colonialism, lived experience and connections to the land through sculpture and photography.
In his work, interdisciplinary artist Stanley Février employs strategies of institutional critique to expose discrimination and cultural erasure in the art world.
Frequently working at the intersection of visual art and dance, Brendan Fernandes examines issues of migration, identity and decolonization, as well as social and political spaces.
In Venice, Stan Douglas' exhibition explores moments of social and political turbulence that resonate and connect across time and place.
A selection of works, currently on view in the contemporary art galleries, addresses threats both to human bodies and to the bodies of land around us.
A painting of a garden scene from an illustrated "Baburnama", the autobiography of Emperor Babur, is among the National Gallery of Canada’s best-known works of Mughal art.