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AGO Sparks ‘Visual Conversation’ with Rembrandt / Freud Exhibition

Dec. 14, 2009. An innovative exhibition juxtaposing the etchings of two masters of the human form will open the Art Gallery of Ontario’s winter season on January 30, 2010. Rembrandt / Freud: Etchings from Life, continuing through May 23, showcases the etchings of Lucian Freud in a Canadian art museum for the first time.

Rembrandt and Freud: Conversations in Etching

by Brenda Rix, Assistant Curator, Prints and Drawings. More than three hundred years separate the lives of Rembrandt van Rijn and Lucian Freud, two great masters of the human form...

On Rembrandt and Freud by Richard Rhodes, Editor of Canadian Art

Rembrandt gave us the modern face, the face in performance, alive with natural movement, like the furrowed crease of a brow in this slide. In his etchings he gave us faces that erase the time gap between now and the 17th century...

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