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Beyond the Myth

October 23, 2004 to January 23, 2005


Amedeo Modigliani 1884-1920
Blue Eyes (Portrait of Madame Jeanne Hébuterne), 1917
oil on canvas
54.6 x 42.9 cm
© 2004 Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White Collection, 1967

Exclusive Canadian venue!
Opened to critical acclaim in New York City.

This exhibition offers an unparalleled opportunity to examine the work of one of the 20th century's most enigmatic artists, whose singular vision still resonates powerfully today.

Modigliani: Beyond the Myth will examine Modigliani's self-identification with his Sephardic heritage and the ways in which this ethnic tradition contributed to his art. The exhibition will demonstrate how the artist's highly focused body of work - consisting almost entirely of portraiture - reflects this intellectual, religious, and political heritage, despite his uniquely modernist style.

Includes paintings, drawings and sculpture from private and public collections in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America and Australia.

This exhibition has been organized by

The Jewish Museum, New York, and was made possible by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation

Lead Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

Education Partner

Supported by

The Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canada Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Program

This exhibition has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Culture, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

Tickets may be purchased in-person at the AGO Box Office or through

AGO Members: Free
Adult: $18
Student/Senior $15
Youth (age 6-15) $12
Family $40 (2 adults and up to 5 children)
Children under 5 Free
Audio Guide: $2

Exclusive private tours available on selected dates. Call for details.

The exhibition is accompanied by a 256-page, full-colour catalogue, co-published by The Jewish Museum, New York, and Yale University Press, edited by Mason Klein with essays by Klein, Emily Braun, Tamar Garb, Griselda Pollock and Maurice Berger.

$49.95 ($42.45 AGO Members)

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