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Look Again! The AGW Collection at 75 Years

November 30, 2018 - June 25, 2021

The Ginetta Cusinato Barbaro Gallery, 3rd floor, Clare E. and Anne Winterbottom Gallery, 3rd floor, Louis Odette Family Gallery, 3rd floor, Edmond Odette Family Gallery, 3rd floor, Graybiel Family Gallery, 3rd floor

Lawren Harris, Spring, Algoma, 1918, oil on panel, 34.0 cm x 27.0 cm, Gift of Mrs. Mary Brebner Strong on behalf of the James Brebner Family, 1977

Three years ago, the AGW made a multi-year commitment to showcase the Gallery’s Collection to provide opportunity for sustained engagement in learning about art in Canada and to support visitor experience and student learning. We are thrilled to launch its next iteration. This exhibition continues to profile themes of Canadian Heritage and the Land and Portraiture and the Body, and celebrates the historical collections leading to the 20th century. This time we will enrich these topics with more diversity and feature new acquisitions, many of which expand the Gallery’s ongoing commitment to cultural diversity. For the student and teacher experience this exhibition is supported by AGW’s continued commitment to supporting the Ontario Provincial Curriculum in seven programs serving grades K-12. This exhibition will include many of your favorite works and those which have truly defined the Gallery’s collection – Prudence Heward, Emily Carr, members of the Group of Seven and their contemporaries. Enriched is the Gallery’s continuing commitment to Indigenous histories, especially in the Great Lakes basin, for example works by Bonnie Devine, Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig and Angus Trudeau. The AGW collection – it’s your resource to enjoy and share with family and friends, colleagues and peers. A special thank you is extended to our multi-year exhibition sponsors who include The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, Windsor Mold Group, The Chandisherry Foundation, Mary and Bud Weingarden, Jennifer and Sean White and Tepperman’s. Thanks are also extended to Education Sponsors Bill & Rochelle Tepperman and Sharon Cassey, and for the 75th Anniversary, the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund.

Co-curated by Catharine Mastin and Chris Finn

Continuing Supporters:
Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Canadian Heritage, Ontario Arts Foundation, the City of Windsor

Exhibition Sponsors for Look Again! The AGW Collection at 75 Years:
The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, Windsor Mold Group, the Graybiel Family and the Chandisherry Foundation, Mary and Bud Weingarden, Jennifer and Sean White, and Tepperman’s.

Education and Public Program Sponsors:
Bill and Rochelle Tepperman, Sharon Cassey, Horizon Capital Holdings, Anne Safranyos & Family,
Mary Weingarden.

In this exhibit

Lawren Harris, Spring, Algoma, 1918, oil on panel, 34.0 cm x 27.0 cm, Gift of Mrs. Mary Brebner Strong on behalf of the James Brebner Family, 1977

Eva Itulu, Inuit Family, date unknown, stone, 33.0 cm x 26.0 cm, Purchase, 1977

Lawren Harris, Trees and Snow (aka Winter Landscape), ca. 1923, 1950s, oil on canvas, 102.0 cm x 86.0 cm, Purchased by public subscription and with a grant from Wintario, 1976

Adolphe Vogt, Coming Storm During Harvesting, 1870, oil on canvas, 168.0 cm x 97.0 cm, Purchased in memory of Ron W. Todgham, 1976

Prudence Heward, Femme au bord de la mer, 1930, oil on canvas, 106.0 cm x 162.0 cm, Purchase, 1974

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