The Mendel Gift
In 1965, the Mendel family donated 13 paintings to form the nucleus for the permanent collection, including work by prominent Canadian modernists. This foundational gift shaped five decades of collecting activity with strengths in Canadian and regional art practices.
Event/Exhibition meta autogenerated block.
October 21, 2017 – February 24, 2019
The collection now totals more than 8,000 works by artists of local, national and international significance. Notable artists include: John Baldessari, Bob Boyer, Georges Braque, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, Anthony Caro, Marcel Dzama, Larry Fink, General Idea, Jack Goldstein, Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Ken Lum, Louis Marcoussis, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Michael Snow and Nancy Spero. This valuable resource for research and exhibitions will be designated as the “Mendel Art Gallery Collection at Remai Modern.”