Jacques-Louis David

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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more


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