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New AGO exhibition explores the experimental energy of the Toronto art scene in the 70s and 80sPress Release

Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989 opens on Sept. 29, 2016 and runs until May 2017, filling the entire fourth floor of the AGO’s Contemporary Tower.

AGO First Thursdays gets lit this fall with Mykki Blanco, Kardinal Offishall, Witch Prophet and 88 Days of FortunePress Release

TORONTO – The Art Gallery of Ontario’s (AGO) First Thursdays art party series kicks off a new season of performance, live music, talks and interactive installations tomorrow night. Tickets for Septembers First Thursday, featuring musical headliner Mykki Blanco, are on sale now. Tickets for October and November First Thursday will go on sale one week after the previous month’s event, on Sept. 8, 2016, and Oct. 13, 2016, at www.ago.net/FirstThursdays.

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    From the Collections

    Johann Michel Hornung, sculptor
    born and died Schwäbisch Hall, Germany, 1646 - 1706
    Adam Elias, silversmith
    born Schwäbisch Hall, Germany, 1669; died Augsburg, Germany, 1745
    Tankard: Battle Scene from the Franco-Dutch War, 1675-1712
    ivory, gilded silver mount, 30.4 x 27.5 x 21.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Attachment for a Costume
    Yoruba Peoples of the Owo Kingdom, Nigeria, 17th - 18th century
    ivory with applied coating, 14.0 x 11.0 x 6.0 cm
    Gift from the Frum Collection, 1999
    David Milne
    born near Burgoyne, Ontario, 1882; died Bancroft, Ontario, 1953
    Dark Shore Reflected, Bishop's Pond, 1920
    watercolour over graphite on paper, 38.8 x 55.6 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Edgar Degas
    born and died Paris, France, 1834 - 1917
    Grande Arabesque, troisième temps, around 1885 - 1890; cast between 1919 - 1921
    bronze, 43.2 x 54.6 x 24.2 cm
    Purchase, 1952
    Paul Kane
    born Mallow, County Cork, Ireland, 1810; died Toronto, Ontario, 1871
    Below the Cascades, Columbia River with Indians Fishing, 1846
    oil on paperboard, 21.9 x 35.5 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Maurice Cullen
    born St. John's, Newfoundland, 1866; died Chambly, Quebec, 1934
    The End of the Day, 1916
    oil on canvas, 115.6 x 172.1 cm
    Gift of Reuben Wells Leonard Estate, 1954
    Circle of David Heschler
    born Memmington, Germany, 1611; died Ulm, Germany, 1667
    Cain and Abel, around 1650
    ivory, 30.7 x 10.4 x 10.5 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Harriet Mary Ford
    born Brockville, Ontario, 1859; died Great Marlow, England, 1938
    Boy Lying in Grass, 1890
    oil on wood panel, 10.2 x 14.0 cm
    Gift of Mary Wrinch Reid, 1963
    Tom Thomson
    born Claremont, Ontario, 1877; died Canoe Lake (Algonquin Park), Ontario, 1917
    Maple Saplings, October, winter 1916-1917
    oil on canvas, 91.4 x 102.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Auguste Bouquet
    born Abbeville, France, 1810; died Lucca, Italy, 1846
    La Poire et ses Pepins, 1833
    hand-coloured lithograph on wove paper, 52.6 x 35.6 cm
    Gift of the Trier-Fodor Foundation, 1981

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