Allegorical Minimalism: the paradoxical synthesis of the material and natural world, challenging the perceptions of the spectator (as critic) while denying not only a fixed interpretation, but the very possibility of interpretation itself. This residency is the official launch of my new artistic identity. I am reintroducing myself to the public as REITZENSTEIN. I am … Continued
A new decade has arrived, and with it a whole new suite of exhibitions coming soon to our walls! Amongst our upcoming exhibitions are The Artist’s Dream: Works of French Symbolism and Early Snow: Michael Snow 1947-1962, opening February 1 and February 8 respectively. As we prepare for this new year full of unforgettable arts … Continued
I was very fortunate to have been raised in a home that valued artwork. Growing up, I underestimated the impact that those drawings, paintings, photographs, prints, and sculptures had on me and my memories of those places. The appreciation of art as an important element in the home would support my personal and professional goals; … Continued
Lauren Broughton is a senior at Waterdown District High School, and is our co-op placement student in the AGH Marketing department. For this special AGH Magazine article, we asked Lauren to select a piece from The Collection to feature in her very own Collection Showcase. After spending a morning exploring the Gallery Level 2 exhibition, … Continued
The AGH recently contributed works from our collection to the Canada and Impressionism: New Horizons exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada, currently on view at the Kunsthalle München in Munich, Germany until November 17. I sat down with Tobi Bruce, our Director, Exhibitions and Collections & Senior Curator, to discuss the exhibition, our … Continued
Up on our gallery walls until January 5, THIS IS SERIOUS: Canadian Indie Comics continues to inspire us here at the AGH, as we keep finding new favourite works among the wide range on display. With 650 pieces by 47 artists, it is a huge exhibition with so much to offer visitors each time they … Continued
THIS IS SERIOUS: Canadian Indie Comics opened this past month, and we here at the AGH are very excited about the rich range of work available for guests to see in this special exhibition. But with 650 pieces by 47 artists, where do you start? The exhibition spreads itself across much of our Gallery Level 1 … Continued
Our Collection Showcase series featuring the painting ‘This is Nemesis’ by artist William Kurelek.
Our President and CEO, Shelley Falconer, explores the importance of our permanent collection and the community leaders that help build it.