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Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Announces 2014 WinnerPress Release

The 2014 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize has been awarded to Lisa Oppenheim of the U.S., it was announced at a special reception held at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) this evening. Oppenheim, who is based in New York, was selected by public vote to receive the $50,000 CAD prize in addition to a six-week, fully funded residency in Canada in early 2015.

Tickets for Michelangelo: Quest for Genius at the AGO go on sale Sept. 26 Press Release

Michelangelo: Quest for Genius tickets will also be available in a special combo package with the AGO’s acclaimed summer blockbuster exhibition Alex Colville, which features more than 100 works by the late Canadian icon.

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    From the Collections

    Emily Carr
    born and died Victoria, British Columbia, 1871 – 1945
    Thunderbird, 1942
    oil on canvas, 69.0 x 54.2 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Paul Cezanne
    born and died Aix-en-Provence, France, 1839-1906
    Interior of a Forest, around 1885
    oil on canvas, 46.4 x 56.1 cm
    Given in loving memory of Saidye Rosner Bronfman by her family, 1996
    Prayer Bead: The Queen of Sheba Visiting King Solomon, and Adoration of the Magi
    Northern Dutch (Duchy of Brabant), around 1520
    boxwood, 6.5 cm (diameter)
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Charles Edenshaw (Tahayghen)
    born Skidegate, Haida Gwaii (also known as Queen Charlotte Islands), 1839; died Masset, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, 1924
    Model Totem Pole, around 1890-1905
    argillite, 15.6 x 3.3 x 4.0 cm
    Gift of Roy C. Cole, Rousseau, Ontario, 1997
    Eugene Louis Boudin
    born Honfleur, France, 1824; died Deauville, France, 1898
    Beach Near Trouville, 1864
    oil on canvas, 67.5 x 104.0 cm
    Anonymous Gift, 1991
    Troop Landing Craft, Georgian Model
    made in Great Britain, around 1755 - 1760
    wood, painted and varnished; metal (including iron and copper), painted, 16.0 x 36.0 x 42.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Portrait of Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642)
    Flemish, around 1633-1642
    ivory, 31.0 x 10.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Laura Muntz Lyall
    born Radford, England, 1860; died Toronto, Ontario, 1930
    Interesting Story, 1898
    oil on canvas, 81.3 x 100.3 cm
    Gift of the Government of the Province of Ontario, 1972
    Daniel Saint
    born and died Saint-Lo, France, 1778-1847
    Portrait of the Empress Josephine (1763-1814), around 1800-1809
    gouache and watercolour on ivory, with gold and enamel, 8.1 x 5.9 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Jean-Simeon Chardin
    born and died Paris, France, 1699-1779
    Jar of Apricots, 1758
    oil on canvas, 57.2 x 50.8 cm
    Purchase, 1962

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