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AGO to present career-spanning survey of influential photo-based artist Suzy Lake Press Release

Despite Suzy Lake’s significant international success, her work has yet to receive a career-survey exhibition — until now. Introducing Suzy Lake opens at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) on Nov. 5, 2014. Filling the entire fourth floor of the AGO’s contemporary tower, the exhibition runs to March 22, 2015.

AGO to present major retrospective of NYC art-world legend Jean-Michel Basquiat in winter 2015 Press Release

Opening Feb. 7, 2015, at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Basquiat marks the first-ever major retrospective of the artist’s work in Canada and will feature more than 140 large-scale paintings and drawings from private collections and public museums across Europe and North America.

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    From the Collections

    John Smart
    born Norfolk, England, 1741/42; died London, England, 1811
    Portrait of Lieutenant J. Sol, 1803
    watercolour on ivory, gold, 9.3 x 7.0 x 1.3 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Covered cup: Hercules Supporting the Heavenly Sphere, around 1630-1640; Ulm, Germany, and Zurich, Switzerland; Sculpture: David Heschler; born Memmingen, Germany, 1611; died Ulm, Germany, 1667; Silver: Hans Rudolph Ulrich; born and died Switzerland, 1589-1667; boxwood, silver, gilded silver Cornelius Krieghoff (1815-1872); Breaking up of a Country Ball in Canada, Early Morning (The Morning after a Merrymaking in Lower Canada) 1857; Oil on canvas, 60.9 x 91.3 cm; The Thomson Collection (c) Art Gallery of Ontario British Two-decker 50-54 Gun Warship, around 1703; Navy Board Model, scale 1:48; boxwood, fruitwood, brass, paper; 83.0 x 103.0 x 39.0 cm; The Thomson Collection (c) Art Gallery of Ontario Tom Thomson(1877-1917); Evening, Canoe Lake, winter 1915-1916; oil on canvas, 41.3 x 51.5 cm; The Thomson Collection (c) Art Gallery of Ontario The Malmesbury Chasse, Limoges, France, circa 1190-1200; Champleve enamel, gilded copper, rock crystal on oak base, 24.5 x 29.5 x 10.7 cm; The Thomson Collection (c) Art Gallery of Ontario Face Mask circa 1820-40; Tsimshian, Northern British Columbia; hardwood, paint, hide; 19.0 x 17.7 x 10.5 cm; The Thomson Collection (c) Art Gallery of Ontario J.E.H. MacDonald (1873-1932)
    Rowanberries or Mountain Ash, 1922
    oil on canvas, 76.0 x 88.9 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    British Two-decker 50 Gun Warship, Bristol, 1774
    Georgian Model, scale 1:48, Great Britain
    boxwood, fruitwood, bone, ivory, glass
    41.0 x 112.0 x 28.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Tom Thomson
    born Claremont, Ontario 1877; died Canoe Lake (Algonquin Park), Ontario, 1917
    Spring Sunset, Algonquin Park around 1916
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario

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