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Peter Paul Rubens is a household name—one of those painters we’ve all heard about, but likely don’t really know. Famous for painting full-figured women, he produced an enormous body of work, and was himself...
In the world of art, drawing is often perceived as bridesmaid, and painting, the bride. Phaidon’s latest, Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing , showcases drawing without linking it to painting. The result...

National Gallery of Canada Artist Interview: Bayrol Jimenez

An interview with Bayrol Jimenez, whose work can be viewed in Sakàhan: International Indigenous Art , on view at the National Gallery of Canada until 2 September 2013.
He is a painter, sculptor, musician and filmmaker and, at 84 years old, Canadian artist Michael Snow is still surprising the art world. Sometimes he’s still surprising himself.
Opening on 17 May, Sakahàn will feature more than 150 works by over 80 contemporary artists from around the world, making it the largest-ever global survey of contemporary Indigenous art.
From the outside it doesn’t look like much: a modest and unadorned plywood box. Yet, when contemporary art curator and sculptor David Norr first experienced The Paradise Institute by Janet Cardiff and George...

An interview with Rafael Goldchain

An interview with photographer Rafael Goldchain, whose photographs are featured in Clash: Conflict and Its Consequences .
The Art Gallery of Alberta’s partnership with the National Gallery of Canada will fill Edmonton's spring with Dutch historical landscapes alongside well-known Canadian works on the same theme.
Recently awarded the prestigious $40,000 British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, Solar Dance provides a fascinating account of how and why Van Gogh turned into an icon during the early 1900s...