The current display in Gallery B204 at the National Gallery of Canada presents a selection of acquisitions of contemporary work by Director Marc Mayer.
After ten years as the Director of the National Gallery of Canada, Marc Mayer is leaving the country's premier art institution and discusses some of his most memorable achievements.
At first an amateur photographer and then professional, Alexander Henderson dedicated his life to capturing the richness of Canadian life and landscape.
William Henry Fox Talbot's "The Pencil of Nature" is probably the most famous of the early photo-illustrated books and is the first to be commercially published with actual photographic prints.
Two recently acquired etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn illustrate the artist's skill and mastery as a printmaker and his empathetic interpretation of the human condition.
Every Christmas for 25 years, artist L.L. FitzGerald sent intricate and elegant handmade greeting cards to his neighbours, colleagues and friends.
Portraiture responds to an age-old human impulse to represent oneself and others in a visual way.
Vikky Alexander – photographer/photo-conceptualist, sculptor, collagist and installation artist – talks about the evolution of her work and where it is currently taking her.
As revealed in James King's new book, Bertram Brooker may be one of the most interesting figures in Canadian art, not least for his success in a variety of fields.