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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Art for a Century: 100 for the 100th

Art Gallery of Hamilton    bloordale village / the junction
123 King Street West
Hamilton, ON L8P 4S8, Canada
905-527-6610
http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com
March 1st - February 22nd, 2015
added 4 months ago

While the AGH Centennial celebrates the people, spaces and activities that have made the Gallery one of the most dynamic independent art museums in Canada, we should never lose sight of its prized permanent collection, which we hold in trust for the people of Hamilton. As the foundational treasure that propels our enterprise as a museum, the collection ranks among the finest in Canada. What began...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Painting the Landscape in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Art Gallery of Hamilton    bloordale village / the junction
123 King Street West
Hamilton, ON L8P 4S8, Canada
905-527-6610
http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com
June 7th - October 5th
added 22 days ago

Landscape painting in Europe was reinvented during the course of the nineteenth-century, altered according to shifting definitions of nature in the context of broad social and industrial changes. Modernity brought the advent of the railroads and of tourism into the countryside, of photography, and of such things as the portable colour tube, changing the relation of the artist to nature, and in tur...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jenn E. Norton: Dredging a Wake

Art Gallery of Hamilton    bloordale village / the junction
123 King Street West
Hamilton, ON L8P 4S8, Canada
905-527-6610
http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com
June 28th - January 4th, 2015
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Dredging a Wake activates video art, projections and sculptures in magically interactive ways. Norton’s immersive installation works challenge visual perception, asking viewers to suspend their disbelief via illusionary images that move and reflect in enigmatic ways. Precipice is a round room that visitors can enter to find a virtual office space, a projection of swirling water and swimmer...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd William Blair Bruce: Into The Light: The Paintings of William Blair Bruce (1859-1906)

Art Gallery of Hamilton    bloordale village / the junction
123 King Street West
Hamilton, ON L8P 4S8, Canada
905-527-6610
http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com
June 28th - October 5th
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On Sunday June 28, 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton opened its doors for the very first time to great fanfare and expectation: the featured artist was William Blair Bruce. Born and raised in Hamilton, Bruce had died prematurely in 1906, in Stockholm, at the age of 47. His widow, the Swedish artist Caroline Benedicks, his father, William Bruce Senior and his sister Bell Bruce together offered the Cit...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Brandon Vickerd: Faltering Monuments

Art Gallery of Hamilton Design Annex    bloordale village / the junction
118 James Street North
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 2K7
905.667.6620
http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com/da_e...
May 31st - August 30th
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Brandon Vickerd’s artistic practice includes a range of forms, from sculpture to performance to site-specific interventions, and he frequently explores the myth of progress ingrained in Western world views. With Faltering Monuments, Vickerd subverts a traditional form of commemoration through a contemporary sculptural intervention. He models this series of statues after historically powerful, ma...   [more]

Opening: May 31st   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989

Art Gallery of Mississauga    other
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1, Canada
905-896-5088
http://artgalleryofmississauga.com/index...
July 24th - October 19th
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Sahmat has been at the heart of what co-curator Ram Rahman likens to "India's culture wars." Animated by the urgent belief that art can propel change and that culture can reach across boundaries, Sahmat has created space for an expansive group of artists and collaborators to present powerful works of art that defend freedom of expression and battle intolerance within India's often divisive politi...   [more]

Opening: July 24th   10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Chester Brown, Louis Riel: Joint Exhibition

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
October 12th, 2013 - September 28th
added 9 months ago

For more than two decades, Chester Brown has been one of Canada's leading cartoonists. His innovative and influential Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography, which expanded the audience for Canadian cartooning, celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013. A selection of original drawings from the publication is now on view at the AGO. The works feature the Manitoba politician and Métis leader Louis...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Just Like Me: Explore, Imagine, Create

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
December 21st, 2013 - December 8th
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On December 21, come visit the AGO for the opening of The Kids’ Gallery, a space created especially for children and you. Together you can experience art first-hand, learn and have fun. In this first exhibition of paintings and sculptures, you’ll encounter children from faraway times and places. Some are outside and some are at home, spending time with their family, friends and pets. Has...   [more]

Opening: April 12th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd What’s So Funny? Recent Acquisitions of Humorous Art

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
December 21st, 2013 - September 7th
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In 1976 the Trier-Fodor Foundation gave the Art Gallery of Ontario more than 1100 works by the humorist and illustrator Walter Trier. The gift was accompanied by an endowment to support the acquisition and exhibition of humorous, satirical and illustrative graphic art. More than 500 prints and drawings, representing highlights in the history of caricature, have been purchased with this fund. This...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Malcolmson Collection

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
May 1st - September 7th
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To celebrate the recent acquisition of the Malcolmson Collection, a selection of the best works will go on view in two focused presentations, integrated in the European galleries – one dedicated to works from the 19th century and another to works from the 20th century. Highlighting key technical innovations, alongside new ways of seeing, these exhibitions will illuminate the ways the medium...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Art as Therapy

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
May 3rd - April 26th, 2015
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In a spirit of experimentation, the Gallery has embarked on a collaborative project with British philosopher Alain de Botton and philosopher and art theorist John Armstrong to bring to life their recent publication, Art as Therapy. In this already bestselling book, the authors pose questions that lie at the heart of art museums and their future well-being: How can art address issues that engage us all...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Matthew Barney: DRAWING RESTRAINT

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
May 31st - September 28th
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American artist Matthew Barney is renowned internationally for his provocative and richly visual sequences of sculpture, video, and performance. Elaborate and inscrutable, projects such as the CREMASTER Cycle (1994-2002) - a series of five feature-length films - weave mythological storylines, art-historical references, and abject symbolism through questions of artistic production. DRAWING RESTRAI...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Fan the Flames: Queer Positions in Photography

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
June 18th - September 7th
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The AGO celebrates WorldPride 2014 in Toronto with an exhibition that explores queer identity and the play of gender. Artists have used photographs and videos to question gender norms and express an expanded range of individual identities. The history of these representations - by queer artists and of queer subjects - charts an increasingly diverse and public presence that challenges us to consider...   [more]

Opening: June 18th   10:00 AM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Geoffrey Farmer: Every day needs an urgent whistle blown into it

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
July 5th - September 7th
added 18 days ago

"At some point in the middle of June, the working models and plaster originals that populate the Henry Moore Sculpture Centre will be lifted back into their original 1974 configuration. Unlike their bronze counterparts, these works are fragile and need the protection of a climate-controlled environment. When moved, they are at risk of forming fissures and cracks. They appear to me like figures resti...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alicia Nauta, Eunice Luk: Zine Dream

Art Metropole    dundas west
1490 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario ON M6K , Canada
(416) 703-4400
http://www.artmetropole.com/
August 6th - August 30th
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A Zine Dream window by Eunice Luk and Alicia Nauta. A collaborative window of larger than life wooden book sculptures exploring the form and function of zines and artist books. Three different sculptures consider some of the many forms a book can take, and celebrate the potential of printed matter as a platform for creating, sharing and circulating ideas. The sculptures represent independent publishin...   [more]

Opening: August 8th   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show

Bau-Xi Gallery - Toronto    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
340 Dundas St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416-977-0600
http://www.bau-xi.com
August 9th - August 23rd
added 3 days ago



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