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Why the Venice Biennale is so important for Canada

Every two years since 1895 the world has gathered in Venice to celebrate the "Olympics of the art world". In 2011, 89 countries sent official representation to the 2011 International Art Exhibition -- La...

NGC: Steven Shearer, 1900 and the 2011 Venice Biennale

Restoring Tom Thomson's The Jack Pine

Before The Jack Pine left Canada it underwent the most extensive cleaning and restoration in its history. This short, behind the scenes video, takes you through just how that restoration was done.

Preparing Matthias Stom's The Arrest of Christ, for Caravaggio and his Followers in Rome

The National Gallery of Canada's Director of Conservation and Technical Research, Stephen Gritt, takes us through his preparation of the Gallery's The Arrest of Christ by Matthias Stom in advance of our 2011...

Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome - closing Sept. 11, 2011

A look back on the National Gallery of Canada's stunning summer exhibition.

Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome . Opening Night at the National Gallery of Canada

The house was packed and the crowds were happy. Check out this video with some of the highlights from the evening and listen to a few comments from the crowds that attended.

From the vault to the wall; installing Caravaggio and His Followers in Rome

Vancouver-based artist Brian Jungen is one of the most captivating contemporary artists in Canada. His reputation has grown for his unique ability to transform everyday items such as Nike shoes, golf bags or...

Visiting Masterpieces at the NGC

The painting Portrait of Countess Nikolai Alexandrovich Tolstoy, née Princess Anna Ivanovna Bariatinska (1774-1825) [1796] by Élisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun is visiting the National Gallery of Canada on special...