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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.

Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Announces 2014 ShortlistPress Release

Four extraordinary artists have been shortlisted for the 2014 Aimia | AGO Photography Prize.

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    From the Collections

    Nautilus Cup: Hunter and Eagle s Claw Foot
    around 1580-1610
    Goldsmith: Southern Germany, Shell: China (?)
    nautilus shell, gilded silver, 33.2 x 12.7 x 18.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Jean-Leon Gerome
    born Vesoul, France, 1824; died Paris, France, 1904
    The Antique Pottery Painter: Sculpturæ vitam insufflat pictura, 1893
    oil on canvas, 50.1 x 68.8 cm
    Gift from the Junior Women s Committee Fund, 1969
    Tom Thomson
    born Claremont, Ontario, 1877; died Canoe Lake (Algonquin Park), Ontario, 1917
    After the Sleet Storm, Winter 1915-16
    oil on canvas, 40.9 x 56.3 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Pietro Berrettini, called Pietro da Cortona
    born Cortona, Italy, 1596; died Rome, Italy, 1669
    Tobias and the Archangel Raphael
    black chalk on laid paper, 23.6 x 16.7 cm
    Purchased in memory of Dr. Walter Vitzthum, 1971
    Coconut Cup and Cover: Battle Scenes, late 16th – early 17th century
    Goldsmith: The Netherlands
    coconut shell, gilded silver
    30.3 x 8.9 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Henri Fantin-Latour
    born Grenoble, France, 1836; died Bure, France, 1904
    Roses in a Basket, 1888
    oil on canvas, 61.5 x 74.0 cm
    Bequest of Dorothy P. Munro, 1981
    Plate: River Landscape, and Arms of the Salviati Family of Florence
    Fontana Workshop, 1560-1570, Italy (Urbino)
    faience, 23.5 cm (diameter)
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Songye Artist
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Male Figure, possibly late 1800s
    wood, copper alloy, ferrous metal, glass beads, ivory, leather with remnants of fur, reptile skin, shell, textile, applied coating
    Gift from the Frum collection, 1999
    Clarence Gagnon
    born and died Montreal, Quebec, 1881–1942
    In the Baie St. Paul Valley, Charlevoix, 1920
    oil on wood, 11.7 x 18.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Ernst Barlach
    bon Wedel, Germany, 1870; died Rostock, Germany, 1938
    The Singing Man, 1928
    bronze, 49.2 x 57.0 cm
    Gift from the Estate of Dr. Naomi Jackson Groves, 2003

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