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A recent federal court ruling that narrowed the grounds for exporting and donating art is causing concern at Canada’s art museums. more

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After its sale at auction was stopped by a public outcry, Marc Chagall's painting, "The Eiffel Tower," goes on display at the National Gallery of Canada on June 23. more

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The meticulously restored and refurbished Canada Pavilion was unveiled at the Biennale Architettura in Venice on May 24. more

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A joint release from the National Gallery of Canada and Christie's on May 10, 2018 confirms that La Tour Eiffel by Marc Chagall will be released from sale by joint agreement. more

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With David’s "Saint Jerome" no longer at risk of leaving the country, the National Gallery’s board of trustees has concluded that it's no longer necessary to proceed with the sale of "The Eiffel Tower" on May 15. more

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CBC News and the Globe and Mail were reporting Thursday, and later confirmed by the National Gallery of Canada, that the gallery is reversing a controversial decision to sell a painting by Marc Chagall. more

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The fate of a 1779 painting by French artist Jacques-Louis David has evolved into a controversy pitting Quebec nationalism against the federally owned National Gallery of Canada. more

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The National Gallery of Canada quietly put one of its two Marc Chagall paintings up for auction in New York. The news has sparked a full-on national controversy. more

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Some key links to recent media coverage and other information about the aborted sale of Marc Chagall's "The Eiffel Tower" by the National Gallery of Canada. more

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The National Gallery of Canada’s interest in purchasing Jacques-Louis David’s Saint Jerome Hearing the Trumpet of the Last Judgment, and the upcoming sale of a work from the national collection by Marc Chagall, have generated a lively public debate. more

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The multilateral partnerships in the Canada Pavilion restoration reflect the theme of freespace, described by the Venice Biennial as “a generosity of spirit at the heart of architecture’s agenda." more

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The optics of the gallery’s end run around its Quebec counterparts are really bad. more

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The National Gallery of Canada announces it plans to buy painting by Jacques-Louis David with the proceeds from the sale of "The Eiffel Tower" by Marc Chagall. more

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A top craft prize, the Saidye Bronfman Award, lets the Regina ceramicist pilot his clay vessels through the breach between art and craft at Canada's top gallery. more

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Highlights include Canada’s first and only show of paintings from the world-renowned Ordrupgaard collection of Impressionist and Danish art, which opens May 18. more

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Once a year, the National Gallery of Canada receives $15,000 from artist Takao Tanabe to recognize an up-and-coming Canadian artist through the purchase of their work for the national collection. more

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After almost 60 years of exhibitions featuring work by some of Canada’s most celebrated artists and architects, the Canada Pavilion in Venice is undergoing a $3-million restoration. more

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The Canadian Photography Institute (CPI) of the National Gallery of Canada (NGC)  has announced a gift of 635 photographs by American photographer and filmmaker Paul Strand (1890-1976). more

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The National Gallery of Canada has announced that the artist collective Isuma, led by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn, will represent Canada at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2019. more

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On July 1, 2017, Stephen Wilkes immortalized Canada Day celebrations on Parliament Hill in a photograph using his unique “Day to Night” artistic vision and technique. more

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