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“Canada is a dynamic work in progress.” The AGO questions the country’s past, present and futurePress Release

Opening on June 29, 2017 and taking over the entire fourth floor of the AGO’s Contemporary Tower, Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood is a dynamic exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the past, rewrite and reclaim history, and move into the future with new insight.

AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize Announces 2016 WinnerPress Release

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and Aimia are pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize. Chosen by public vote, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg will receive C$50,000. Runners-up Talia Chetrit (USA), Jimmy Robert (France) and Elizabeth Zvonar (Canada) will each receive $5,000 to support their photography practices.

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    From the Collections

    David Milne
    born near Burgoyne, Ontario, 1882; died Bancroft, Ontario, 1953
    Pink Billboard, around 1912
    oil on canvas, 51.0 x 51.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    François Boucher
    born and died Paris, France, 1703-1770
    The Wooden Shoes, 1768
    oil on canvas, 62.2 x 52.1 cm
    Purchase, Frank P. Wood Endowment, 1978
    Cornelius Krieghoff
    born Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1815; died Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1872
    St. Anne s Falls, 1859
    oil on canvas, 50.9 x 63.2 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Mattia Preti
    born Taverna, Italy, 1613; died Valletta, Malta, 1699
    St. Paul the Hermit, around 1656-1660
    oil on canvas, 233.7 x 181.0 cm
    Purchase, Frank P. Wood Endowment, 1968
    James Wilson Morrice
    born Montreal, Canada East (now Quebec), 1865; died Tunis, Tunisia, 1924
    Beast of Burden, around 1912-1913
    oil on wood, 12.4 x 15.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Headdress
    Bokyi, Nigeria
    late 1800s to early 1900s
    wood, skin, textiles, hair, plant fibres
    39.5 x 32.8 x 17.8 cm
    Gift from the Frum Collection, 1999
    Miniature Prisoner of War Ship Model
    Great Britain, probably made by French sailors
    between 1795 and 1815
    bone, wood, boxwood, ivory, paper
    23.6 x 8.4 x 27.9 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Jan Albertsz. Rotius
    born Medemblik, The Netherlands, 1615 or 1624; died Hoorn, The Netherlands, 1666 or 1674
    Portrait of a Young Girl with Carnations, 1663
    oil on canvas, 118.1 x 96.5 cm
    Gift of Miss L. Aileen Larkin, 1945
    J.E.H. MacDonald
    born Durham, England, 1873; died Toronto, Ontario, 1932
    Fall Evening, Thornhill, 1930
    oil on wood-pulp board, 21.5 x 26.4 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Edouard Baldus
    born Westphalia, Germany, 1813; died Paris, France, 1889
    Toulon; plate 69 of Chemins de Fer de Paris à Lyon et à la Méditerranée, after 1861
    albumen print from a glass plate negative, 27.9 x 43.3 cm
    Gift from Jane Corkin in memory of Alkis Klonaridis, 2008

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