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AGO to be only Canadian stop for highly anticipated Yayoi Kusama exhibition Press Release

Following its debut at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on Feb. 23, 2017, the exhibition will travel to four major museums in the United States and Canada, opening at the Art Gallery of Ontario in March of 2018.

Canadian vocal star Measha Brueggergosman joins dynamic AGO Creative Minds line-upPress Release

Four artists, one conversation on this issues of our time and an award-winning soprano make for an unmissable series launch

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    From the Collections

    Andrew Plimer
    born Wellington, England, 1763; died Brighton, England, 1837
    Locket: Portrait of the Honourable Anne Rushout, around 1800
    watercolour on ivory, gold locket, 7.9 x 6.1 x 1.3 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Edmund Montague Morris
    born Perth, Ontario, 1871; died Portneuf, Quebec, 1913
    Portrait of Nepahpenais (Night Bird), 1908
    coloured chalks on wove paper, 63.9 x 50.6 cm
    Gift of Mrs. Harold A. Hunter, Toronto, in memory of her husband, 1989
    Ehregott Bernhard Bendl
    born Pfarrkirchen, Germany, around 1660; died Augsburg, Germany, 1738
    Virgin and Child Triumphant over Evil
    around 1710 - 1715
    ivory
    19.6 x 6.9 x 5.1 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Male Figure
    Bamenda Peoples, Cameroon, early 20th century
    wood with applied coating, 23.5 x 11.7 x 6.0 cm
    Gift from the Frum Collection, 1999
    Cornelius Krieghoff
    born Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1815; died Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1872
    Calling the Moose, around 1860
    oil on canvas, 27.0 x 21.5 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Claude Lorrain
    born Champagne, France, 1604/05; died Rome, Italy, 1682
    The Embarkation of Carlo and Ubaldo, 1667
    oil on canvas, 92.7 x 138.4
    Gift of Group Captain H.L. Cooper, A.F.C., Salisbury, England, in appreciation of the contribution of Canadians in the Armed Services in two World Wars, 1962
    Back of a Mirror: Scenes of Courtship, and Hawking Party
    French (Paris), around 1325 - 1350
    ivory, 13.7 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    George Agnew Reid
    born Wingham, Canada West (now Ontario), 1860; died Toronto, Ontario, 1947
    The Other Side of the Question, 1890
    oil on canvas, 104.0 x 132.5 cm
    Purchase, 1985
    James Wilson Morrice
    born Montreal, Canada East (now Quebec), 1865; died Tunis, Tunisia, 1924
    Moroccan Town, around 1912-1913
    oil on wood, 17.0 x 13.3 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Maurice Cullen
    born St. Johns, Newfoundland, 1866; died Chambly, Quebec, 1934
    Moret, Winter, 1895
    oil on canvas, 59.7 x 92.1 cm
    Gift from J.S. McLean, Canadian Fund, 1957

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