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Winnipeg to host works from National Gallery

Christian Marclay The Clock 2010 Single channel video Duration: 24 hours

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Canada have inked a three-year deal that will see the WAG set aside space dedicated to showing works from the Ottawa institution's permanent collection.

The arrangement, beginning in 2013, the WAG's centennial year, was announced Monday. It's the third partnership the NGC has entered into with other Canadian galleries. Three years ago it signed with the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton, then, in November 2010, with Toronto's Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.

Among the featured NGC pieces to be presented at the WAG next year are Janet Cardiff's famous sound sculpture, Forty-Part Motet, an installation of 20 major sculptures and drawings by Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) and The Clock, Christian Marclay's instantly legendary 24-hour single-channel real-time video composed of thousands of clips from movies famous and obscure.

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