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Witness Michelangelo’s creative struggle at the Art Gallery of Ontario this fall

Michelangelo Buonarroti (b. 1475), one of the world’s most celebrated artists, pays a visit to Toronto this fall at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO).

Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Announces 2014 Long ListPress Release

Today the Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, Canada’s leading contemporary photography award, announced its most diverse long list to date, as submitted by a group of international nominators.

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    From the Collections

    The Madrid Châsse, around 1180-1190, France (Limoges)
    enamel, gilded copper alloy, gesso, traces of polychrome
    16.9 x 23.1 x 8.9 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Allegory of Youth and Death
    German (Augsburg or Munich), early 17th century
    ivory, 7.3 x 22.6 x 9.4 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Franklin Carmichael
    born Orillia, Ontario, 1890; died Toronto, Ontario, 1945
    Snow Clouds, 1927
    watercolour and gouache over graphite on wove paper, 43.7 x 57.2 cm
    Gift from the Reuben and Kate Leonard Canadian Fund, 1928
    Charles Paul Jérôme de Brea
    born and died France, around 1739-1820
    Portrait of Charlotte Corday (1768-1793), probably 1793
    watercolour on ivory, enamel, and gilded metal, 7.7 cm (diameter)
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Shield
    Western Australia, mid-19th century
    wood, ochre, 74.0 x 21.0 cm
    Anonymous Gift, 2002
    Cornelius Krieghoff
    born Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1815; died Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1872
    Mail Boat Landing at Quebec, 1860
    oil on canvas, 42.5 x 62.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Jean-Honore Fragonard
    born Grasse, France, 1732; died Paris, France, 1806
    Charlemagne Leads Angelica away from Roland
    illustration for Orlando Furioso Canto I (6-9) by Ariosto, around 1785
    black chalk and brown wash and traces of graphite on laid paper, 40.0 x 46.0 cm
    Purchase, Walter C. Laidlaw Endowment, 1978
    Florence Carlyle
    born Galt, Canada West (now Ontario), 1864; died Crowborough, England, 1923
    The Tiff, around 1902
    oil on canvas, 183.8 x 134.6 cm
    Gift of the Government of Province of Ontario, 1972
    Clarence Gagnon
    born and died Montreal, Quebec, 1881-1942
    Midnight Mass
    oil on paper laid on wood, 18.8 x 22.7 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn
    born Leiden, The Netherlands, 1606; died Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1669
    Portrait of a Lady with a Lap Dog, around 1665
    oil on canvas, 81.3 x 64.1 cm
    Bequest of Frank P. Wood, 1955

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