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Tickets for Michelangelo: Quest for Genius at the AGO go on sale Sept. 26 Press Release

Michelangelo: Quest for Genius tickets will also be available in a special combo package with the AGO’s acclaimed summer blockbuster exhibition Alex Colville, which features more than 100 works by the late Canadian icon.

AGO First Thursdays returns with hot fall lineup Press Release

The fall lineup from September to November celebrates two new AGO exhibitions, Alex Colville and Introducing Suzy Lake, and Toronto’s annunal Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. Musical headliners Bry Webb, Tim Hecker and Majical Cloudz will perform on the Walker Court main stage while local and international artists take over the Gallery for a season of unforgettable cultural mashups.

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    From the Collections

    David Milne
    born near Burgoyne, Ontario, 1882; died Bancroft, Ontario, 1953
    Pink Billboard, around 1912
    oil on canvas, 51.0 x 51.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Francois Boucher
    born and died Paris, France, 1703-1770
    The Wooden Shoes, 1768
    oil on canvas, 62.2 x 52.1 cm
    Purchase, Frank P. Wood Endowment, 1978
    Cornelius Krieghoff
    born Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1815; died Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1872
    St. Anne s Falls, 1859
    oil on canvas, 50.9 x 63.2 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Mattia Preti
    born Taverna, Italy, 1613; died Valletta, Malta, 1699
    St. Paul the Hermit, around 1656-1660
    oil on canvas, 233.7 x 181.0 cm
    Purchase, Frank P. Wood Endowment, 1968
    James Wilson Morrice
    born Montreal, Canada East (now Quebec), 1865; died Tunis, Tunisia, 1924
    Beast of Burden, around 1912-1913
    oil on wood, 12.4 x 15.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Headdress
    Bokyi, Nigeria
    late 1800s to early 1900s
    wood, skin, textiles, hair, plant fibres
    39.5 x 32.8 x 17.8 cm
    Gift from the Frum Collection, 1999
    Miniature Prisoner of War Ship Model
    Great Britain, probably made by French sailors
    between 1795 and 1815
    bone, wood, boxwood, ivory, paper
    23.6 x 8.4 x 27.9 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Jan Albertsz. Rotius
    born Medemblik, The Netherlands, 1615 or 1624; died Hoorn, The Netherlands, 1666 or 1674
    Portrait of a Young Girl with Carnations, 1663
    oil on canvas, 118.1 x 96.5 cm
    Gift of Miss L. Aileen Larkin, 1945
    J.E.H. MacDonald
    born Durham, England, 1873; died Toronto, Ontario, 1932
    Fall Evening, Thornhill, 1930
    oil on wood-pulp board, 21.5 x 26.4 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Edouard Baldus
    born Westphalia, Germany, 1813; died Paris, France, 1889
    Toulon; plate 69 of Chemins de Fer de Paris a Lyon et a la Mediterranee, after 1861
    albumen print from a glass plate negative, 27.9 x 43.3 cm
    Gift from Jane Corkin in memory of Alkis Klonaridis, 2008

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