CURRENT ISSUE | SPRING 2018: DIRTY WORDS
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Articles by Leah Sandals

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Marc Mayer on the NGC’s Chagall Deaccession

In this interview, the National Gallery of Canada director and CEO says he never saw the Chagall deaccession controversy coming—and that the gallery is as transparent as it should be.

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What to Know About the National Gallery’s Latest Chagall-David Move

Canada’s National Gallery has issued a release that brings some clarity to its recent decisions around deaccessions and acquisitions. But is it enough?

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25 Artists Longlisted for the Sobey Art Award

The list represents a wide range of artists—some well-known, and some not—that everybody should be paying attention to.

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Features
The Many Lives of Vikky Alexander

In a career-spanning interview, the artist reflects on how her 1980s reshoots of fashion-magazine editorials have found a new audience in Canada and internationally.

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Can Deaccessioning Become More Transparent?

An in-depth look at why public communication and engagement—or lack thereof—became a stumbling block for the National Gallery of Canada in its big Chagall sell-off.

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Is This the Painting the National Gallery Is Hoping to Acquire After Chagall Sale?

Multiple breaking news stories suggest a Quebec church is the holder of the neoclassical canvas—and that the National Gallery is getting blowback from other museums.

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National Gallery of Canada Deaccessions Eight More Objects

It’s not just Chagall. Following Christie’s announcement that it will be auctioning off the National Gallery of Canada’s La Tour Eiffel, the gallery has shared that it is deaccessioning more from its

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National Gallery of Canada Deaccessions Chagall Painting

The French painter’s La Tour Eiffel is of high value, and expected to fetch $6 to $9 million US at Christie’s. Why is Canada’s national art museum getting rid of it?

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Biennale de Montréal Files for Bankruptcy

The critically lauded but financially troubled biennial reportedly leaves more than $200,000 of debts in its wake—much of it owed to art handlers and movers.

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Nationwide Public Art Project to Feature 50 Indigenous Women

It started as an idea in the heart of Winnipeg. But this spring, “Resilience” will be on billboards from coast to coast to coast. Curator Lee-Ann Martin tells us how.

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