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2014-06-25 16:24:41

Two iconic Canadian paintings brought together side by side On view at the National Gallery of Canada Until January 4, 2015 OTTAWA, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - As part of its series Masterpiece in Focus, the National Gallery of Canada presents Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine and The West Wind. On view until January 4, 2015, this exhibition sponsored by Heffel Fine Art Auction House is organized by the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario. The exhibition brings...

2014-03-05 12:24:10

At the National Gallery of Canada March 7 to May 25, 2014 OTTAWA, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - harles Edenshaw was recognized in his time as an outstanding Haida artist and remains an iconic figure in Northwest Coast art. Working in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (1829-1920), he was an exceptional carver of wood, silver and argillite, combining traditional Haida design with an innovative and elegant personal style, and raising Northwest Coast art to new heights of...

2014-02-11 08:28:34

Festival opens in Palm Springs, California on March 27, 2014 and runs through March 31, 2014. PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund, described by MoneyMaker Magazine as "One of the World's Top 25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee," will host an impressive number of award-winning filmmakers this year. Oliver Stone, three time Oscar-winner and 2012 AmDocs career achievement award recipient, leads a list that also...

2014-01-30 16:23:59

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The artists' collective BGL, composed of Jasmin Bilodeau, Sébastien Giguère and Nicolas Laverdière, will represent Canada at the prestigious 56(th) International Art exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, in Italy in 2015. The selection was announced by the National Gallery of Canada on behalf of a jury of leading experts in contemporary Canadian art. The Venice Biennale is among the most prestigious contemporary art events in the world, and the only...


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