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Featured Exhibitions


  • OTTAWA 2015
    WESTERN HEMISPHEREVIEW
  • NIAMEY 2014
    AFRICAVIEW
  • BELGRADE 2014
    EUROPE + EURASIAVIEW
  • BEIJING 2014
    EAST ASIA + PACIFICVIEW
  • SANAA 2014
    NEAR EASTVIEW
  • COLOMBO 2012
    SOUTH + CENTRAL ASIAVIEW




Featured Artists


  • John GarrettJohn GarrettVIEW

    John Garrett has been working with the application of textile technologies and imagery to various materials, has been pushing the boundaries of traditional fiber art and textiles for the past twenty-five years. Currently a full-time studio artist in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Garrett taught for many y...
  • Paulette TavorminaPaulette TavorminaVIEW

    Paulette Tavormina lives and works in New York City. Amidst the bustle that defines the city, she can often be found at one of the city’s many farmers markets searching for the perfectly imperfect flora that characterize her photographs. Her arrangements often recall the sumptuous detail of seventee...
  • George HoGeorge HoVIEW

    George Ho was born in Taiwan in 1968 and educated in the United States since the age of 11. He received his B.A. in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard University and pursued further studies in painting and sculpture at the New York Studio School in New York City. He maintained a paintin...
  • Mary Lee BendolphMary Lee BendolphVIEW

    Gee’s Bend is a small rural community nestled into a curve in the Alabama River southwest of Selma, Alabama. Founded in antebellum times, it was the site of cotton plantations, primarily the lands of Joseph Gee and his relative Mark Pettway, who bought the Gee estate in 1850. After the Civil War, th...




Media

Artists honored at the AIE exhibition in Madrid - White House interior designer Michael S. Smith and his partner, US Ambassador to Spain James Costos, opened their newly decorated Madrid residence to visiting American art heavyweights last week. The dinner honored Studio Museum in Harlem director Thelma Golden, Glenn Ligon and Chicago-based Theaster Gates, visiting as part of the Art in Embassies cultural exchange program. Toasting the visitors were collectors and curators including Carmen Giménez, MoMA trustee Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, billionaire Juan Abelló and Baroness Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza. The artists were honored again the following night at Harper’s Bazaar Spain’s relaunch for - read more>

February 24, 2015

Art That Crosses Borders - Bringing together different cultures under one roof is something art museums do well. They know how to hang an ancient Indian watercolour beside a Canadian photograph, or place works by a French Impressionist, a Russian, an Italian and a Dutchman in the same room.

So it seems perfectly fitting that the National Gallery would partner with the diplomatic community — the Art in Embassies program and the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa — to present a series of lectures by American artists. The Contemporary Conversations series premieres on Thursday, February 26 at the Gallery, with a talk by multidisciplinary artist Marie Watt, of Seneca and Scottish-German heritage, whose work explores - read more>

February 24, 2015

Reina Sofia hosts first AIE Madrid Conversations series - This activity gets a new series of dialogues and lectures termed conversations under way. The conversations complement the encounters and seminars, but also differ from these programs through an approach that does not centre on the specific research conducted by the Museo, instead aiming to open up a complementary space. The conversations, to take place twice monthly, participate in and reflect the echoes of a broader debate, serving to present recent or upcoming museum projects, research exhibitions and key ideas in other contexts.

The debate surrounding racial difference and the politics of representation in the contemporary art produced - read more>

February 17, 2015



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