11 mars 2010

Christoph Maucher, Hercules and Anateus (with one of the Furies), before 1695

Christoph Maucher (born Schwäbisch, Gmünd, Germany, 1642; died Germany, after 1721), Hercules and Anateus (with one of the Furies), before 1695, ivory. The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
11 mars 2010

Snuff Bottle. Ivory, with carved Daoists, elephant and foo dog, 1736–1795

Snuff Bottle. Ivory, with carved Daoists, elephant and foo dog, 1736–1795. The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
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11 mars 2010

Tankard: The Abduction of the Sabine Women, and Samson and the Lion 1697

Tankard: The Abduction of the Sabine Women, and Samson and the Lion 1697 ivory, gilded silverIvory: Ignaz Elhafen (b. Innsbruck, Austria, 1658, d. Düsseldorf, Germany, 1715)Silver; Octavian Cocssel (Austrian, active 1691-1716)The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
11 mars 2010

Rosary Pendant: Death Mask and Skull Eaten by Worms and Lizards, 1500-1525. Northern France or Southern Netherlands

Rosary Pendant: Death Mask and Skull Eaten by Worms and Lizards, 1500-1525. Northern France or Southern Netherlands ivory, polychrome. The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
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09 février 2010

'Anselm Kiefer: Palmsonntag' @ Art Gallery of Ontario

Anselm Kiefer, Palmsonntag, 2007, 44 panels of mixed media on board, fiberglass and resin palm tree, clay bricks and steel support, dimensions variable. ©2010 Anselm Kiefer. Courtesy of the Gagosian Gallery. Photograph © Joshua White TORONTO.- Acclaimed international artist Anselm Kiefer’s monumental installation Palmsonntag (Palm Sunday) is coming to the Art Gallery of Ontario this March. Kiefer, known for his epic themes and operatic flair, will be adapting and adding to the installation for its Canadian premiere at the AGO,... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2009

Defining an Era of Elegance and Glamour: Edward Steichen Photographs @ the Art Gallery of Ontario

Edward Steichen, recognized by many as one of the finest creative photographers in the world, became the official photographer for Condé Nast's Vanity Fair and Vogue in 1923. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York © Condé Nast Publications “Take good photographs, and the art will take care of itself.” —Edward Steichen (TORONTO, ON: July 30, 2009) From September 26, 2009 to January 3, 2010, the Art Gallery of Ontario will host an exhibition that proves glamour never goes out of style. Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the... [Lire la suite]