Tag Archives: Art Gallery of Ontario
Recently, I made a quick visit to Montréal to catch the March Chagall exhibition at Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal. The exhibition closes on June 11, 2017 when I will be away. For that reason, I simply had to … Continue reading
Oil on Canvas 48 x 30in c. 1923 Georgia O’Keeffe. Guess who’s coming to town @agotoronto and I cannot wait to be richly inspired. ______________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
Acrylic on gouged Plywood 1993 Patterson Ewen Provenance: Permanent Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario. Beautiful; it’s always lovely seeing Canadian works on display. ___________________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
Last Thursday, I ventured to the Art Gallery of Ontario to attend the much anticipated J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free exhibition. Nice it was to have run into an old colleague during the members’ preview, when it is … Continue reading
Acrylic on Canvas 126 x 100.5 cm © 1988 Jean-Michel Basquiat Provenance: Private Collection as of 2005. One of my favourite pieces in the current Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition at the AGO. The reviewers in both the Globe and Mail and … Continue reading
Black and red chalk, pen and brown ink on brownish paper 541 x 396 mm © 1522-25 Michelangelo Buonarotti Provenance: Casa Buonarotti, Firenze, Italia. Today as the gallery is closed tomorrow, I biked to the AGO – Art Gallery of … Continue reading
Acrylic polymer emulsion on Hardboard 113 x 69.8 cm. © 1964 Alex Colville. Provenance: Museum of Modern Art, New York City. http://alexcolville.ca/ Without doubt, one of my favourite Alex Colvilles. ______________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. All Rights Reserved.
Oil on Canvas 127.9 x 152.4 cm © 1927 Lawren Harris Provenance: Thomson Collection Art Gallery of Ontario http://www.AGO.net Not only is Lawren Harris my favourite member of the Group of Seven, this masterpiece happens to be my favourite Lawren … Continue reading