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Shary Boyle: Representing Canada in Venice, 2013

Canadian artist Shary Boyle will be representing Canada at the 2013 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale , the "Olympics of the art world". Here she talks about taking up the challenge of...
Mystery, haunting images, strong emotions, one Canadian artist’s tribute to another—there’s much of interest in this book. One thing you won’t find, however, is a lot of text. The artist who created the book,...

Arnaud Maggs opening night

On opening night for Arnaud Maggs’ retrospective exhibition Identification Canadian artists Wanda Koop, Geoffrey James and Gabor Szilasi explain what Arnaud Maggs' work means to them and what they think of the...

Arnaud Maggs on Identification

Artist Arnaud Maggs talks about his exhibition Identification, touching on his methods and how he created some of his works.

On Site with James Hart

The National Gallery of Canada installed Haida artist Chief James (Jim) Hart's work The Three Watchmen at the corner of Sussex Drive and Saint Patrick Street, just outside the Gallery. Chief James Hart's...

Installing Flora and Fauna

This time elapse video, taken over two days, shows just how much effort went into installing this work.

On Site with James Hart

Jean-Franҫois Castonguay, Chief, Technical Services talks us through the complications of installing Haida artist Chief James (Jim) Hart's work The Three Watchmen at the corner of Sussex Drive and Saint...

Installing Brian Jungen's Court

This video showing the installation of Brian Jungen's Court is accompanied by a Q & A with Vancouver businessman Bob Rennie who explains not only why he donated the work to the National Gallery, but the...

Installing Louise Bourgeois 1911 -- 2010

The Gallery’s team, with the help of Bourgeois’ long-time assistant Jerry Gorovoy, talk us through the process, explaining how this installation method was how the artist first intended her works to be viewed.