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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

    Emily Carr
    born and died Victoria, British Columbia, 1871 – 1945
    Thunderbird, 1942
    oil on canvas, 69.0 x 54.2 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Paul Cezanne
    born and died Aix-en-Provence, France, 1839-1906
    Interior of a Forest, around 1885
    oil on canvas, 46.4 x 56.1 cm
    Given in loving memory of Saidye Rosner Bronfman by her family, 1996
    Prayer Bead: The Queen of Sheba Visiting King Solomon, and Adoration of the Magi
    Northern Dutch (Duchy of Brabant), around 1520
    boxwood, 6.5 cm (diameter)
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Charles Edenshaw (Tahayghen)
    born Skidegate, Haida Gwaii (also known as Queen Charlotte Islands), 1839; died Masset, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, 1924
    Model Totem Pole, around 1890-1905
    argillite, 15.6 x 3.3 x 4.0 cm
    Gift of Roy C. Cole, Rousseau, Ontario, 1997
    Eugène Louis Boudin
    born Honfleur, France, 1824; died Deauville, France, 1898
    Beach Near Trouville, 1864
    oil on canvas, 67.5 x 104.0 cm
    Anonymous Gift, 1991
    Troop Landing Craft, Georgian Model
    made in Great Britain, around 1755 - 1760
    wood, painted and varnished; metal (including iron and copper), painted, 16.0 x 36.0 x 42.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Portrait of Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642)
    Flemish, around 1633-1642
    ivory, 31.0 x 10.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Laura Muntz Lyall
    born Radford, England, 1860; died Toronto, Ontario, 1930
    Interesting Story, 1898
    oil on canvas, 81.3 x 100.3 cm
    Gift of the Government of the Province of Ontario, 1972
    Daniel Saint
    born and died Saint-Lo, France, 1778-1847
    Portrait of the Empress Joséphine (1763-1814), around 1800-1809
    gouache and watercolour on ivory, with gold and enamel, 8.1 x 5.9 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Jean-Simeon Chardin
    born and died Paris, France, 1699-1779
    Jar of Apricots, 1758
    oil on canvas, 57.2 x 50.8 cm
    Purchase, 1962


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