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AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize Announces 2016 WinnerPress Release

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and Aimia are pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize. Chosen by public vote, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg will receive C$50,000. Runners-up Talia Chetrit (USA), Jimmy Robert (France) and Elizabeth Zvonar (Canada) will each receive $5,000 to support their photography practices.

Rebecca Belmore wins the 2016 Gershon Iskowitz PrizePress Release

The award, which is presented annually to an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada, includes a $50,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at the AGO within two years.

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    From the Collections

    Napoleonic French Prisoner-of-war boxwood and ebony model of the 120-Gun First-Rate-Ship-Of-The-Line L Ocean
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Paul Kane, born Mallow, Ireland, 1810
    died Toronto, Ontario, 1871
    Scene in the Northwest - Portrait of John Henry Lefroy
    around 1845-1846
    oil on canvas
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Franklin Carmichael
    born Orillia, Ontario, 1890; died Toronto, Ontario, 1945
    Light and Shadow 1937
    oil on hardboard 96.2 x 121.6 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Gian Lorenzo Bernini
    born Naples, Italy, 1898; died Rome, Italy, 1680
    The Crucified Christ (Corpus), around 1655
    bronze 174.0 cm
    Gift of Murray Frum Family, 2006
    Frans Hals
    born Antwerp, Belgium, 1581/85; died Haarlem, The Netherlands, 1666
    Isaak Abrahamsz. Massa 1626
    oil on canvas 79.7 x 65.1 cm
    Bequest of Frank P. Wood, 1955
    Maurice Cullen
    born St. John s, Newfoundland, 1866; died Chambly, Québec, 1934
    The Bird Shop, St. Lawrence Street,around 1920
    oil on canvas 61.0 x 81.5 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Reliquary Guardian Figure, Kota Artist, Gabon, possibly late 1700s to early 1800s. wood, copper alloy, ferrous alloy, 69.0 x 25.0 cm
    Gift of Dr. Murray Frum, 1997
    Edgar Degas, born and died Paris, France, 1834-1917. Woman at her Bath, around 1895
    oil on canvas, 71.1 x 88.9 cm. Purchase, Frank P. Wood Endowment, 1956
    Helen McNicholl, born Toronto, Ontario, 1879; died Swanage, England, 1915.
    Picking Flowers, around 1912,
    oil on canvas, 94.0 x 78.8 cm.
    Gift of R. Fraser Elliott, Toronto, in memory of Betty Ann Elliott, 1992
    Ostrich Egg Cup and Cover, around 1600.
    Jörg Ruel, Goldsmith, active Nuremberg, Germany; died 1625.
    ostrich egg, gilded silver, 43.4 x 13.5 cm.
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario


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