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Venice Biennial

The Canadian pavilion brings Inuit perspectives to issues that also face other parts of the world. Read more

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The National Gallery of Canada Foundation has received a $1-million gift from the Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation of Toronto for its Canadian artists in Venice endowment. Read more

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The first-ever presentation of Inuit art in the newly restored Canadian pavilion at the Venice Biennale has opened. Read more

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The team of five Canadian curators includes Asinnajaq, Catherine Crowston, Barbara Fischer, Candice Hopkins and Josée Drouin-Brisebois. Read more

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

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