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Tree of Life 1985acrylic on canvas tarpaulin with metal grommetsPrivate collectionAll images © Keith Haring FoundationThis large painting is hung in landscape orientation and is approximately 10’ high x 12’ wide. It is created in Haring’s instantly recognizable style which repeats brightly coloured and stylised shapes outlined in black . Tree of Li…
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Untitled1984acrylic and enamel on canvasThe Broad Art Foundation, Los AngelesAll images © Keith Haring Foundation During the 1980s, wealth inequality in the United States grew significantly under Ronald Reagan’s neoliberal trickle-down economics policies known as Reaganomics. Haring criticized greed and capitalism in several works featuring the ima…
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Untitled1985Acrylic and oil on canvas Courtesy of The Parker Foundation All images © Keith Haring FoundationHaring grew up and came out as a gay man during a time that encouraged increased freedom of sexual expression, largely fuelled by the counterculture, women’s rights, and gay liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s. By the early 1980s, a n…
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The Great White Way 1988 acrylic on canvasThe Keith Haring Foundation All images © Keith Haring FoundationStretched in the shape of a penis, this massive painting is a critical visualization of what author bell hooks described as “imperialist white supremacist capitalist patriarchy.” The pink phallus is decorated with black lines that make up an in…
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Untitled1988acrylic on canvasPrivate collectionAll images © Keith Haring FoundationThis untitled work shows a human figure struggling to walk up a staircase while carrying a massive egg tied to its back. The egg is cracked and a sperm with devil horns bursts from its shell. The painting speaks profoundly to the AIDS epidemic that took the lives of …
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The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
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The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
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The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
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The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
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The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
  continue reading
 
The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
  continue reading
 
The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
  continue reading
 
The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
  continue reading
 
The AGO is home to the Thomson Collection of Ship Models: over 130 examples of miniaturized ships spanning hundreds of years of maritime history.One of the most important models in the collection is George Stockwell’s (1729-1805) 1774 model of the Bristol. Designed in 1768 and completed in 1775, the Bristol was a 50-gun fourth-rate ship of the line…
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THE NEWS series 2017 acrylic on canvas Nine equally sized circle shaped paintings each with a two foot or 50 cm diameter displayed in a grid of three rows of three comprise this work. They use a bright neon palette of pinks, blues, greens and yellows; these are also a typical colour palette in KAWS’s depictions of graphic or cartoon-inspired works.…
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UNTITLED (HARING) 1997 acrylic on existing advertising poster This large portrait orientation work is a painting done on a black and white poster. The original poster features a photograph of artist Keith Haring. In this framed work the height of an average person and 4 feet wide Haring is captured larger than life from the waist up. He is in profi…
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KAWS in Galleria ItaliaSculpture in WoodKAWSborn Jersey City, New Jersey, United States, 1974These sculptures are situated in Galleria Italia, a city-block-long 4 meter or 14 foot wide east/west thoroughfare in the Gallery building. There is a two storey window wall on the north side and warm brown coloured wood paneling on the south. Although they…
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MAN’S BEST FRIEND 2014 acrylic on paper This work is a massive gridded rectangle of 50 black and white line drawings. The width of the work is about 3 king size mattresses and it is almost one and a half mattresses high nearly reaching the Gallery ceiling. Each framed drawing is 22 inches tall and 18 inches wide. The grid is composed of two dimensi…
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GOOD INTENTIONS 2015 bronze and paint Collection of the Madison Group, Courtesy Corkin Gallery GOOD INTENTIONS is a sculpture, presenting two identical figures which stand closely side by side on a low riser against the wall. The one on the right stands at 7 feet tall.The one on the left is smaller reaching the right figure’s waist and hides, child…
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Wood Green and Broadstairs, 1903, from Gower Sketchbook, graphite and watercolour on wove paper, Art Gallery of Ontario, Gift of Jane and John McNicoll, 2002, 2002/9441.Displayed on a table and under Plexiglas, this is one of 8 sketchbooks at the centre of the last room in the exhibition. This room displays the two artists' works in their own right…
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Portrait of Madame J (Young Woman in Black), 1883, oil on canvas, Collection of the Maryland State Archives, MSA SC 4680-10-0010.This work is one of 5 spotlit paintings in this section of the exhibition which has 5 angled walls, giving each work its own wall. Here, each of three works by McNicoll and two by Cassatt present us with an elegantly dres…
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Francoise in Green, Sewing, 1908–1909, oil on Canvas, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, Gift of the Ida Belle Young Art Acquisition Fund, 2009.0006. Nearby other works in which young working-class children are dressed and posed as upper-class children, this painting captures a fair-skinned white girl of about 10 seated, opulently…
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The Open Door, around 1913, oil on canvas, Lent by Samuel & Esther Sarick. First, a moment to discuss the painting techniques which are hallmarks of these impressionist works that will be described in this exhibition. Impressionism is an art movement that was first named in France in the 1870s. Artists took their subject matter from contemporary li…
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Green Chair Leonard Cohen Green Chair2007Inkjet printAudio description of the workThis framed image in portrait orientation is an enlarged print of a watercolor painting of a green armchair. It is 30 inches by 20 inches or 76 by 50 cm.Originally painted on a sheet of lined notebook paper in the watercolour notebook just steps away, the page’s lines…
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My Mother’s Last Hand from Untitled (Watercolour Notebook)1980–1985notebook with 13 watercoloursAudio description of the workThis is a description of a watercolour painting in a notebook which is slightly larger than letter paper size. The notebook is displayed under a plexiglass case at standing height eye level and is open to this watercolour of …
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Still Life1976–1980ink and crayon on paperAudio description of the workDrawn on a leaf of slightly larger than letter sized white paper is a dynamic arrangement of everyday objects drawn in blueish-metallic hues. In this work Cohen has drawn a canister of paint thinner, a candle stick, a salt shaker and a can of root beer and arranged them in an eq…
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Desk in Room 12191968notebook page with Polaroid Type 20 instant printsSet against a deep blue wall a square plexiglass case displays two wall mounted items from the collection of Cohen’s personal journals displayed in this area of the exhibition labeled “Tennessee 1968”. On the left, at standing-height eye level, is a page from a tall and narrow l…
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Portrait of Georgianna (Anne) Sherman and Leonard Cohenaround 1958gelatin silver printAudio description of the workDisplayed against a black backdrop, this palm sized black and white photo is in a keepsake tin frame with a shiny metallic relief border. This photobooth photo depicts a young Leonard Cohen with his then love interest Anne. The couple …
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The Spice Box of Eartharound 1960ink on cardboardLeonard Cohen archives, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of TorontoAudio description of the workThis work is a drawing on a piece of sand brown cardboard slightly smaller than letter paper size. The cardboard is the everyday corrugated sort that would make up a cardboard box and the drawin…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
  continue reading
 
We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
  continue reading
 
We’re all ears! Are you? As part of the Multisensory Art Cart, we invite you to find an artwork that inspires you to think about sound. You can use this curated audio playlist to accompany your journey through the AGO!Spend a few moments listening to the sounds in the playlist as you spend time with the artwork and consider:Do the sounds change the…
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Sacrifice 1989acrylic on canvasGift of The Estate of Denyse Thomasos, through the American Friends of the Art Galleryof Ontario, Inc., 20222022/9Audio description of the workThis work is a figurative painting in a portrait orientation and is about the size of a queen size mattress at 6 and a half feet or 2 meters tall by 5 and a half feet or 1.7 me…
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Untitled (Kingdom Come) 2011acrylic on paperCollection of Dr. Carlyle Farrell Audio description of the work This room contains 7 colourful fast sketches and a table displaying photos and painting materials including shoes. The painted sketches are all in landscape orientation, two and a half feet or three quarters of a meter high by three and a hal…
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