Through signature works from the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s permanent collection like Neoclassical Still Lifes (1994) and the variable 1,000,000 Pennies (1979), Close to the edge… offers a comprehensive overview of Ferguson’s practice. This platform makes visible his devotion to conceptual processes and systems while highlighting his significant influence on the world of contemporary art.

Image: Gerald Ferguson, Neoclassical Still Lifes, 1994, Enamel on canvas. 117.8 x 134.6 cm. Photo Credit: Steve Farmer