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“Canada is a dynamic work in progress.” The AGO questions the country’s past, present and futurePress Release

Opening on June 29, 2017 and taking over the entire fourth floor of the AGO’s Contemporary Tower, Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood is a dynamic exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the past, rewrite and reclaim history, and move into the future with new insight.

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.

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    From the Collections

    British Three-decker 100 Gun Warship, Victory, Prisoner of War Model
    made in Great Britain, probably by French sailors, 1795-1815
    wood, paint, copper alloy, linen line, metal foil, mica, 45.0 x 18.0 x 55.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Paul Gauguin born Paris, France, 1848; died Atuona, Marquesas Islands, 1903
    Hina and Fatu, 1892
    wood 32.7 cm
    Gift of the Volunteer Committee Fund, 1980
    George Engleheart
    born Kew, England, 1750; died Blackheath, England, 1829
    Portrait of a Young Lady, 1807
    watercolour on ivory, gold, 9.4 x 7.6 x 1.0 cm

    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Franklin Carmichael
    born Orillia, Ontario, 1890; died Toronto, Ontario, 1945
    Cranberry Lake, 1931
    oil on canvas, 92.0 x 76.7 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Walter Trier
    born Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic), 1890; died Collingwood, Ontario, 1951
    The Meeting of the Big Three: Picasso, 1945
    watercolour and gouache over graphite on paper, 29.2 x 23.5 cm
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fodor (Nicholas and Margaret), 1981
    Lucas Cranach the Elder
    born Kronach, Germany, 1472; died Weimar, Germany, 1553
    Portrait of a Lady, around 1513
    oil on panel, 47.0 x 35.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Emily Carr
    born and died Victoria, British Columbia, 1871-1945
    Stumps and Sky, around 1935
    oil on wove paper, 58.4 x 90.2 cm
    Gift from the Douglas M. Duncan Collection, 1970
    The Dormeuil Diptych: Scenes from The Passion of Christ
    around 1350 - 1375, France (Paris)
    ivory, 24.7 x 31.4 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Raymond Duchamp-Villon
    born Damville, France, 1876; died Cannes, France, 1918
    Head of Baudelaire, 1911
    terracotta, 39.1 x 21.3 x 25.3 cm
    Gift in memory of Harold Murchison Tovell (1887-1947) and Ruth Massey Tovell (1889-1961) from
    their sons, 1962
    James Wilson Morrice
    born Montreal, Canada East (now Quebec), 1865; died Tunis, Tunisia, 1924
    Gondolas, Venice, around 1901 - 1902
    oil on wood, 12.4 x 15.1 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario


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