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Marking the Millennium

November 24, 1999 - February 20, 2000

Marking the Millennium

Gilray James
Presages of the Millenium, 1795
hand-coloured etching and aquatint on wove paper
29.8 x 36 cm
©1999 Art Gallery of Ontario

"End-of-the world" themes are explored in this selection of prints and drawings from the European collection. As the century draws to a close, apocalyptic visions express the sense fo crisis and anxiety experienced by many, while images of renewal and rebirth capture the utopian dreams of others.

Nicholas Fodor Gallery

Generously supported by

The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation

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