Montreal painter Michael Smith shares a behind-the-scenes video of him painting the monumental 2020 triptych “Rouffignac”. The painting was inspired by a 1972 trip to southern France where he discovered a hidden entrance to ancient paleolithic caves.
Video of Keiran Brennan Hinton’s June 2020 exhibition “A Clock Is Right Twice A Day”. In the video Keiran explains the inspiration behind his new suite of 14 jewel-like canvases included in the show.
Jonathan Forrest has produced a behind-the-scenes video studio tour of his paintings included in his May 2020 exhibition at the gallery.
A walking tour of Jonathan Forrest’s May 2020 exhibition “Keep on Keeping On”
3 Minute Video Tour of our April 2020 middle gallery exhibition. “Our New Shared Language” reflects on our new shared language. Through humour, grace and sensitivity, these artists highlight our current shared human condition.
Our walk-through video for Clark McDougall’s April “Two Solitudes” exhibition. The show highlights two subjects that Clark McDougall returned to often: the rural landscapes of North Yarmouth Township and the energetic city streets for which he was familiar.
Sage Szkabarnicki Stuart’s work focuses on how humans interact with their home environment. The central question of her work is: what defines a place as home? One way to try and answer this is by highlighting aspects of the day-to-day that are embedded in routine. Through her photographs Sage hopes to give the viewer a new sense of appreciation and awareness for the place they call home.
Photographer Susan Dobson gives us a tour of her May 2018 “Slide Library” exhibition. Watch our 4 minute video interview with Dobson where she describes the background behind the series and her interest in highlighting the history of photography.
Take a short 2 minute walk-through of Hans Wendt’s November 2017 exhibition “Paint Samples”.
Music: Six gnossiennes: No. 1, Lent by Erik Satie
Before the opening reception for Michael Smith’s “Fugitive Ground” June 2017 exhibition, we interviewed him about his new paintings in the exhibition. In the 6 minute video, Smith explains his fascination with the landscape, expands on their abstract quality and his impressive technique.
Jonathan Forrest introduces his July 2017 exhibition “Light and Matter” in this 3 1/2 minute video.
Sneak Peek of Michael Smith’s 5th solo show “Fugitive Ground” at MGG. Working with seasonal views and a wonderful impasto technique these paintings are not to be missed! June 2-24, 2017.