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Tickets for Basquiat exhibition at the AGO go on sale Jan. 23; draw for free opening celebration opens online todayPress Release

Opening on Feb. 7, 2015, at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and running to May 10, 2015, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Now’s the Time will feature over 80 artworks, primarily large-scale paintings and works on paper, from museums and private collections across North America and Europe. Tickets go on sale on Jan. 23, 2015.

AGO to host first-ever Toronto exhibition by contemporary German painter Silke Otto-Knapp Press Release

Opening at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) on Feb.14, 2015, Land lies in water explores the diversity of Otto-Knapp’s current subject matter, featuring works that portray pioneering women artists, modern dancers, interiors, landscapes, seascapes and avant-garde stage designs.

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    From the Collections

    Robert Clow Todd
    born Berwick-on-Tweed, England, around 1809; died Toronto, Ontario, 1866
    The Ice Cone, Montmorency Falls, Quebec, around 1845
    oil on canvas, 51.2 x 67.9 cm
    Purchase, with the assistance of the Government of Canada through the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, 1987
    Alfred-Pierre Agache
    born Lille, France, 1843; died Cour-Cheverny, France, 1915
    The Sword, 1896
    oil on canvas, 177.8 x 109.2 cm
    Gift of the Canadian National Exhibition Association, 1965
    Linneaus Tripe
    born Plymouth Deck (now Devonport), England, 1822; died Devonport, England, 1902
    Amerapoora. Maha-Too-Lo-Bounghian Kyoung, 1855
    albumen print from waxed paper negative, coloured in watercolour, 26.6 x 35.0 cm
    Gift of Dr. Shashi Dewan and Janet Dewan, 1996
    Mother and Child
    Yoruba artist of the Owo Kingdom, Nigeria, 1500s or 1600s
    ivory, 14.4 x 7.3 x 7.7 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Camille Pissarro
    born St. Thomas Island, Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands), 1830; died Paris, France, 1903
    Pont Boieldieu in Rouen, Rainy Weather, 1896
    oil on canvas, 73.6 x 91.4 cm
    Gift of Reuben Wells Leonard Estate, 1937
    Christoph Maucher
    born Schwabisch, Gmund, Germany, 1642; died Germany, after 1721
    Hercules and Anateus (with one of the Furies), before 1695
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Pieter Brueghel the Younger
    born Brussels, Belgium, 1564/5; died Antwerp, Belgium, 1637/8
    The Peasants Wedding
    oil on wood, 36.2 x 44.2 cm
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Redelmeier, 1940
    David Milne
    born near Burgoyne, Ontario, 1882; died Bancroft, Ontario, 1953
    Winter Sky, 1 January 1935
    oil on canvas, 30.5 x 41.3 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Gian Lorenzo Bernini
    born Naples, Italy, 1898; died Rome, Italy, 1680
    Pope Gregory XV, 1621
    marble, 83.2 x 62.3 x 32.4 cm
    Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum, 1997
    Andrea Brustolon (attributed to)
    born and died Belluno, Italy, 1662-1732
    Frame: Four Labours of Hercules, 1700-1725
    boxwood, 21.5 x 18.0 x 2.5 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario


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