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Dec 16 '16 Apr 10 '17
Using a pantograph-like device that aided with the reproduction of sculptures in various sizes and materials, Rodin created a colossal version (double in size to the original) in 1902 as an independent work.
Vernon Ah Kee
Nov 19 '16 May 21 '17
This large video, text, portraiture, and surfboard exhibition is by Australian contemporary artist Vernon Ah Kee. Ah Kee relies on his Aboriginal identity as a framework to produce art; his Indigenous familial identities are intrinsic to his work.
The Man Who Made Time Stand Still
The Photographs of Harold Edgerton
Oct 16 '16 Mar 13 '17
The iconic photographs of American artist and engineer Harold “Doc” Edgerton (1903-1990) offer a view of the undetectable.
Jun 11 Nov 2 '16
In Anishnaabemowin, qua’yuk tchi’gae’win means “the honour of righting a wrong.”
Jun 11 Oct 2 '16
Winnipeg’s own Karel Funk is known for his mesmerizing portraits of lone figures. As the largest and first true survey of his work, this retrospective brings together paintings from across North America.
Chagall & Winnipeg
May 28 Sep 11 '16
In conjunction with Chagall: Daphnis & Chloé, this focus exhibit tells the little-known tale of friendship that developed between Chagall and former WAG Director, Dr. Ferdinand Eckhardt, through a series of letters, photographs, and artworks.
May 28 Oct 16 '16
The WAG presented Esther Warkov’s first solo exhibition in 1964. Since then, the Gallery has acquired nearly 50 works by Warkov, spanning her career as one of Manitoba’s most distinctive artists.
Daphnis & Chloé
May 28 Sep 11 '16
Russian-born Jewish artist Marc Chagall was a pioneer of modernism. Picasso proclaimed that after Matisse, “Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what colour really is.”
Contemporary Art from the Arctic
Apr 30 '16 Mar 27 '17
Our Land: Contemporary Art from the Arctic is the result of a collaboration between the GN and the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. The title, “Our Land,” is the translation of the Inuktitut word “Nunavut”.
Government of Nunavut and Winnipeg Art Gallery
A Historic Partnership
Apr 4 Jun 2 '16
The partnership between the WAG and the Governments of Nunavut and Manitoba allows the public to experience the rarely-seen collection until it has a permanent home in Nunavut. Marvel at some of the carvings and wall-hangings from the approximately 7,500 works on loan to the WAG for five years.
Through the Eyes of a Child
Mar 28 May 23 '16
Catch a glimpse of what it’s like to see Through the Eyes of a Child. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Through the…
The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin
Mar 1 '16 Apr 30 '17
Olympus is a rare opportunity to see ancient Greek and Roman art on the prairies. Whether you’re an art lover, scholar, family with kids, or never been to a museum, you’ll be inspired by this extraordinary collection and the many different ways you can experience it
Modern Day Heroes
A Collection of Photographs by Ian McCausland
Dec 18 '15 Jun 7 '16
As part of the Olympus exhibition, the WAG is partnering with local athletes and organizations to celebrate modern day gods and goddesses.
Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven
Sep 19 '15 Jun 19 '16
The WAG holds in trust a total of 94 works of art by the founding members of the Group of Seven.
Formed in 1920 as a friendly gathering of like-minded artists at Toronto’s Arts and Letters Club, the Group is today a celebrated institution within Canadian art history. Their reputation was forged at a crucial time, during this country’s coming of age following World War I. The Group’s legacy was secured after they officially disbanded in 1933.
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