A Cultivated View
Dates: From April 11 to September 13, 2009
Location: Contemporary Art Galleries (B-102 and B-103),
National Gallery of Canada
Curator: Andrea Kunard, Associate Curator, CMCP
Number of works: 36
Artist: Scott McFarland
Theme: Photographer Scott McFarland creates exacting images that depict
nature crafted to human will and desire. In this exhibition,
McFarland groups his photographs into three themes: gardens,
photography: art and the document, and animals. The exhibition
comprises three series of works, Gardens (2001–06), Hampstead
(2005 continuing), and Empire (2003 continuing). A major body of
work focuses on Vancouver gardens.
Lenders: Works from the CMCP and NGC collections, as well as loans from
the artist, several private lenders, and one corporate lender.
Catalogue: A bilingual catalogue accompanies the exhibition. This 88-page
publication includes an essay by the exhibition curator, Andrea
Kunard; 33 colour plates; and the artist’s biography. On sale for
$25 at the National Gallery of Canada Bookstore or at
www.shopngc.ca, the Gallery’s virtual boutique.
For more information,
please visit: www.cmcp.gallery.ca/mcfarland
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