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Venice Biennial

The meticulously restored and refurbished Canada Pavilion was unveiled at the Biennale Architettura in Venice on May 24. 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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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 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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Calgary gallery owner Yves Trépanier recently installed "Evan Penny: Ask Your Body" in Venice. Here's his take on the highlights of this year's biennale. more

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The National Gallery of Canada in partnership with the National Gallery of Canada Foundation has begun a major $3-million restoration of the deteriorating Canada Pavilion – an important architectural landmark in the historic Giardini di Castello. more

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Eight works by Evan Penny have arrived in Venice from his Toronto studio and are being installed for a solo exhibition organized by Calgary’s TrépanierBaer Gallery. more

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The story of my project for Venice begins with these unpublished press photographs from 1955. They depict a collision between a train and a lumber truck halted by a railway crossing sign. more

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This year there are 120 participants chosen for the Central Exhibition including three from Canada: Kananginak Pootoogook, Jeremy Shaw and Hajra Waheed. more

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"Rapides et dangereux"

Purchased 2007
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
 Photo © National Gallery of Canada.

The Quebec artists’ collective BGL, composed of Jasmin Bilodeau, Sébastien Giguère and Nicolas Laverdière, will represent Canada at next year’s Venice Biennale. more

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