Highlights From the Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario

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Perseus Publishing
AGO: Highlights from the Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario showcases more than 300 of the Gallery?s most significant pieces, from The Malmesbury Cha^sse to Arnaud Maggs?s After Nadar photographs. Featuring high-quality images and illuminating texts, this remarkable book reveals the depth and diversity of the AGO?s holdings. Each entry includes a stunning reproduction, an insightful account of the work, and detailed archival information. Double-page features spotlight significant collection areas such as Canadian painting and twentieth century portraits. Over the last decade, the Gallery?s world-renowned collection has grown immeasurably, with many individuals and families gifting pieces to celebrate the opening of the AGO?s new building in November 2008. Now readers have the chance to explore many of these acquisitions?including photographs, First Nations objects, African art and pieces from the Thomson Collection?in print form. The publication also celebrates the unique architecture and inviting gallery spaces of the new AGO.

Publisher: Toronto :, Art Gallery of Ontario,, [2013]
Description: 356 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781894243742
Branch Call Number: 708.113 AGO


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