The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Marc Mayer reappointed as the Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada
Born in Sudbury, Ontario, Marc Mayer earned a degree in art history at McGill University.
OTTAWA.- Mr. Michael Tims, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Canada, warmly welcomed the reappointment of Marc Mayer as the Director of the National Gallery of Canada for a second term of five years. Mr. Mayer’s reappointment was announced yesterday by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

“I am honoured by this opportunity to continue to serve the Canadian people in this capacity and I thank Minister Glover, the Government of Canada and the Gallery’s Board of Trustees most warmly for their confidence in me,” said Marc Mayer.

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, Mr. Tims commented that “Marc Mayer is an excellent leader for Canada’s National Gallery. He is a catalyst in moving the Gallery forward on a number of fronts, including: increasing private donations and corporate sponsorship; assisting with key exhibitions and art loans; and enhancing the Gallery’s outreach and its partnerships with other galleries and museums. My Board colleagues and I very much look forward to continuing our work with Marc.”

Born in Sudbury, Ontario, Marc Mayer earned a degree in art history at McGill University. His distinguished career as a curator and museum director has lead him to a number of prestigious institutions including the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, in Toronto, the Brooklyn Museum, in New York, and the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Expert in contemporary Canadian and international art, he took the helm of the National Gallery of Canada in 2009. Marc Mayer’s leadership style and intellect have earned him broad recognition wherever he has served.



Today's News

December 25, 2013

Exhibition at Louisiana takes a closer look at two outstanding artists: Jorn & Pollock

What's in a Name? The story behind "Four Abstract Classicists" on view at LACMA

"Vienna 1450: The Master of Lichtenstein Castle and His Time" on view at the Belvedere

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has five Rembrandts in The Rembrandt Database

Publishers of Oxford English Dictionary declare selfie "word of the year"

A star needs a spin: David Bailey creates book cover with Damien Hirst painting

Marc Mayer reappointed as the Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada

Los Angeles County Museum of Art updates iPhone app with context awareness

Frida and I: An exhibition/workshop on Frida Kahlo at the Centre Pompidou's Galerie des Enfants

Rizzoli publishes most comprehensive book to date on the innovative multimedia artist Doug Aitken

Isabelle de Borchgrave brings opulent paper dresses to life at Bellevue Arts Museum

Leading artists from around the world to create works marking the First World War centenary

Thirteen's American Masters Series produces first film biography of composer-conductor Marvin Hamlisch

Smithsonian scientist proves pollinators are more than just "ornaments of life"

Four Supreme Court Justices featured in grand-scale painting at the National Portrait Gallery

Vatican unveils Nativity scene on pope's first Christmas

Norman Rockwell Museum welcomes back Norman Rockwell's "The Gossips"

Josef Albers and Heirs exhibit on view at The Elliot Museum in Florida

"Graeme Patterson: Secret Citadel" on view at the Art Gallery of Hamilton

Group exhibition by local and international artists on view at Cuadro Gallery

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- 'World's oldest message in a bottle', tossed in sea 101 years ago, reaches granddaughter

2.- East-West/West-East: Qatar unveils desert sculpture by American artist Richard Serra

3.- Ming-era 'chicken cup' sells for $36.05 million breaking record for Chinese porcelain

4.- United States pastor Kevin Sutherland convicted over Damien Hirst fake paintings

5.- Major exhibition at Pinacothèque de Paris explores the myth of Cleopatra

6.- Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles opens with inaugural exhibition "Van Gogh Live!"

7.- Landmark exhibition opens in New York exploring the ancient kingdoms of Southeast Asia

8.- Palm-sized scroll that mentions Jesus's wife is ancient: Harvard Theological Review

9.- Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have had Jewish ancestry: British television documentary

10.- Bonhams to sell Madame de Pompadour's favourite porcelain which surfaced in Devon after 350 years



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Rmz. - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site