Major Exhibition of Winnipeg Artist Wanda Koop Opens at the National Gallery of Canada

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OTTAWA.- The National Gallery of Canada presents Wanda Koop: On the Edge of Experience, a major survey exhibition of this distinguished and inventive Canadian artist’s work produced over the last 25 years. The exhibition will illustrate the Winnipeg artist’s ongoing take on how technology impacts nature by drawing together not only her large plywood paintings from the 1980s with her more recent work, but by restaging past exhibitions in miniature and even recreating the artist’s own studio. Throughout her career, Wanda Koop has become known for creating environments with her paintings to allow her works to play off the space where they are viewed. Through the use of detailed scale models, visitors to the exhibition will be able to experience 16 of these previous signature installations, which could not otherwise have been simultaneously restaged at the National Gallery of Canada. On the Edge of Experience will al