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AGO concludes 2015/2016 fiscal year with solid attendance, remarkable collection growth and a healthy operating positionPress Release

The Gallery’s fiscal year—which ran from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016—brought to Toronto stunning exhibitions that profiled masterpieces by renowned British artist J.M.W. Turner and celebrated Canadian artist Emily Carr.

Tickets for The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris go on sale June 17Press Release

Curated by comedian, musician, actor and writer Steve Martin with Andrew Hunter, the AGO’s Fredrik S. Eaton Curator of Canadian Art, and Cynthia Burlingham, Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris opens at the AGO on Canada Day: July 1, 2016. Tickets go on sale June 17, 2016.

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    From the Collections

    Casket: Scenes of Courtship
    early 14th century, France (Paris)
    ivory, 7.7 x 13.2 x 10.1 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Antoine-Sebastien Plamondon
    born l Ancienne-Lorette, Lower Canada (now Quebec), 1804; died Neuville, Quebec, 1895
    The Passenger Pigeon Hunt, 1853
    oil on canvas, 184.2 x 183.0 cm
    Gift from the Albert H. Robson Memorial Subscription Fund, 1943
    Caroline Farncomb
    born Newcastle, Ontario, 1859; died London, Ontario, 1951
    Wild Duck, around 1901
    oil on canvas, 65.4 x 27.0 cm
    Gift of Barbara McCulloch Mitchell, 2004
    Bembe Artist
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Helmet Mask, possibly early 1900s
    wood with polychrome, 43.0 cm
    Gift from the Frum Collection, 1999
    James Wilson Morrice
    born Montreal, Canada East (now Quebec), 1865; died Tunis, Tunisia, 1924
    Street Scene, Pink Sky, Paris, around 1908
    oil on wood, 12.3 x 15.3 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Henry Moore
    bord Castleford, England, 1898; died Much Hadham, England, 1986
    Helmet Head No. 2
    conceived 1952; cast 1955
    bronze, 33.8 x 23.7 x 24.0 cm
    In loving memory of Harry and Beatrice Davidson from Susan Davidson and family, 1991
    David Milne
    born near Burgoyne, Ontario, 1882; died Bancroft, Ontario, 1953
    The Pool Temagami or Riches, the Flooded Shaft, 1929
    oil on canvas, 52.0 x 62.2 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Vincent van Gogh
    born Groot Zundert, The Netherlands, 1853; died Auvers-sur-Oise, France, 1890
    Woman with a Spade, Seen from Behind, 1885
    oil on canvas mounted on wood, 41.7 x 32.3 cm
    Gift of Ann and Lawrence Heisey, 1997
    Edouard-Charles-Marie Houssin
    born Douai, France, 1847; died Paris, France, 1917
    Portrait of a Young Girl (Louise), 1875-1900
    ivory, onyx, 14.0 x 7.0 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    William Blake Richmond
    born and died London, England, 1842-1921
    Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon, 1874
    oil on canvas, 170.2 x 157.5 cm
    Gift of Sir W.B. Richmond Estate, 1924


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