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AGO to debut expansive exhibition of landscapes from across the Americas next summer

This summer the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) invites visitors to make a 15,000-kilometre artistic journey from Canada’s North to the southern tip of Argentina and Chile through the work of some of the world’s most acclaimed landscape painters.

AGO offers rare glimpse of life inside a Second World War Jewish ghetto through unearthed collection of photographs

Opening in Toronto on Jan. 31, 2015, at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross will display over 200 of these incredible images, including original prints in addition to prints from surviving negatives, contact sheets and film projections

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    From the Collections

    J.E.H. MacDonald
    born Durham, England, 1873; died Toronto, Ontario, 1932
    A Lakeshore, Algoma, around 1921
    oil on wood-pulp board, 21.4 x 26.5 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Lucius Richard O'Brien
    born Shanty Bay, Upper Canada, 1832; died Toronto, Ontario, 1899
    Northern Head of Grand Manan, 1879
    oil on canvas, 60.2 x 121.9 cm
    Purchased with the assistance of the Government of Canada through the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, 1982
    Franz Johnston
    born and died Toronto, Ontario, 1888 - 1949
    Hubert Lake, 1918
    tempera on paperboard, 39.2 x 37.3 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    George Agnew Reid
    born Wingham, Canada West (now Ontario), 1860; died Toronto, Ontario, 1947
    Gossip, 1888
    oil on canvas, 152.4 x 101.6
    Gift of the Academy of Medicine, Toronto, 1964
    Attributed to Alexander van der Hagen
    born The Netherlands, 1683; died London, England, 1773
    Portrait of King George II, around 1770
    ivory, 16.5 x 14.0 x 8.9 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    John O'Brien
    born and died Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1832 - 1891
    The "Ocean Bride" Leaving Halifax Harbour, 1854
    oil on canvas, 51.1 x 76.5 cm
    Purchase, 1976
    David Milne
    born near Burgoyne, Ontario, 1882; died Bancroft, Ontario, 1953
    Red Elevator at Sunset, around 1932
    oil on canvas, 30.8 x 40.7 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Narcisse Virgile de la Pena Diaz
    born Bordeaux, France, 1807; died Menton, France, 1876
    The Storm
    oil on canvas
    85.1 x 107.6 cm
    Given in loving memory of Ewart Buchan Walker and of his wife Grace Edith Dillon Mills, by their children, 1966
    Skull Pendant with Entombed Skeleton
    British or Dutch, 17th century
    gold, enamel, diamonds, 1.4 x 1.2 x 3.4 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Mother and Child Bowl
    Yoruba Peoples, Nigeria, late 19th century
    wood, glass beads, applied coating, 25.1 cm
    Gift from the Frum Collection, 1999


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