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Vendors › Ottawa › Art Galleries & Museums › Galleries & Museums › National Gallery of Canada

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Until November 2017: Joseph Beuys. A selection of 15 sculptures and drawings gives insight into this avant-garde artist’s innovative theories about sculpture in the years after the Second World War.

Ongoing: Picasso: Man and Beast, the Vollard Suite of Prints highlights 100 dynamic, ground-breaking etchings that Picasso created in his exploration of various printmaking techniques.

From May 20: Chris Cran, Sincerely Yours. With a cheeky wit, the notable Canadian artist puts a twist on traditional art genres and movements, including pop art, photorealism, and modernist abstraction.

From May 27: The White Dress: Masterpiece in Focus. Through two works by French painter Anne-Louis Girodet and Scottish artist Henry Raeburn, this exhibition delves into the social and political issues surrounding the depiction of the simple white dress popularized in Neoclassical and Romantic art.

From June 10: Élisabeth Louise Vigée le Brun, the most important female painter of her time, was the official portraitist of Marie Antoinette. The exhibition explores her life and work through the paintings she created of herself and others

$12; seniors and students: $10; youth (12 to 19): $6; children under 12: free; families: $24. Admission varies for special exhibitions. Free admission (permanent collection only) Thursdays after 5pm. May 1 to Sept. 30: Open daily, 10am to 6pm; Thursday, 10am to 8pm. Oct. 1 to April 30: Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm; Thursday, 10am to 8pm. Closed Monday.

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