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It wasn’t until “very, very late in life,” that George Escher realized his dad—the internationally acclaimed artist M.C. Escher—might be doing “something unusual.” ... “In hindsight you realize it was kind of...
Escher was fascinated by infinity, math and physics, not to mention light, color and printmaking. Those combined passions led him to create art that is arguably unparalleled for its depth and complexity.
Don’t miss the best and brightest in Canadian art! This month, the National Gallery of Canada launches an exhibition showcasing the winning artists and arts advocates for the Governor General’s (GG) Awards for...
Martin Kemp is best known as a Leonardo da Vinci scholar involved in the sometimes controversial authentication of two Leonardo “discoveries” in recent years—including the one known as La Bella Principessa. So...
Phil Collins’ video, They Shoot Horses, is a seven-hour emotional rollercoaster of euphoric highs and epic lows.

Shary Boyle: Representing Canada in Venice, 2013 -- Part 2

The National Gallery pays a visit to Shary Boyle at The Banff Centre to see how she is progressing on the road to representing Canada at the 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, which...
British photographer Don McCullin, famous for his conflict photographs taken around the world during the 20th century, talks with ngcmagazine.ca about the personal cost of recording the horrors of war, famine...
Many of the photographs convey something of the fascination that I imagine was felt by people witnessing these enormous airships at the dawn of aviation. There is also something less tangible in some of the...
Steeling the Gaze is about using portraiture—a European convention that controls the subject—to explode Aboriginal stereotypes and clichés.