Magazine

In 'Sculpture in Canada: A History', author Maria Tippett tackles a large purview, beginning with indigenous bone carvings circa 1500 BCE through to Jana Sterbak’s incendiary work.
Alongside the first gallery of the Canadian and Indigenous Galleries is a treasure you will not want to miss: a suite of videos by four Indigenous artists, called Souvenir.
For many, Greg Curnoe was “the artist who paints bicycles”. To others, he was an ardent regionalist and, to others still, an iconoclast who successfully bucked the Canadian art establishment.
Masterful chronicler of people and places, American photographer and filmmaker Paul Strand was one of the most important photographers of the early twentieth century.
Living in self-imposed exile in Montreal in the two years before he sailed for Europe, Robert S. Duncanson brought with him a new sensibility that inspired many Canadian painters to set off in a new direction.
Does art have to be beautiful? Is it a luxury? Marc Mayer, Director of the NGC, discusses these and other common fallacies about art in this video.
While printmaking in Canada has a long history and a thriving contemporary culture, there has been a gap in critical thought on printmaking’s history, technologies and evolution. The book Printopolis fills...
On August 13,1925, Henri Matisse sent a postcard to Pierre Bonnard that read “Vive la peinture!.” Simple yet effective, the gesture gave rise to a friendship that lasted more than forty years.
It is an exciting year for the Canadian Biennial. For the first time in its history, the exhibition is spread across two venues, the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa and the Art Gallery of Alberta in...