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July News Roundup

AGO Picasso Exhibition runs till August 26th The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is boasting a showing of Pablo Picasso’s work with Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musee National Picasso, Paris, which is scheduled for a seventeen-week exhibition from April 28th … Continue reading

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Art in Toronto

There are many Canadian art museums in the Toronto area. You can visit larger galleries such as the Art Gallery of Ontario or the Royal Ontario Museum or visit one of the many private galleries. The Art Gallery of Ontario is … Continue reading

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Lisa Audit

Lisa Audit started out her life in Marbleton, Quebec and found her love of art at a very young age. She would often spend time browsing at different things in order to inspire her creative mind. Things such as furniture … Continue reading

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Canadian Art News Roundup–June

Canadian Retiree to Claim Nazi-Stolen Art Since they passed a restitution law in 1998, the Austrian government has been returning paintings stolen by the Nazis to descendants of the rightful owners. In all, about 10,000 paintings are back in the … Continue reading

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Canadian Art News Roundup–May

Vancouver Spring Art Sale Two paintings that have hung in the halls of the British Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and were purchased directly from the artist in 1955 for between $300 to $350 each, netted just shy of … Continue reading

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Claude Theberge’s Brilliant Color Paintings

                            Born in 1934 in Edmunston, New Brunswick, Claude Théberge was raised in Témiscouata and graduated from Quebec City’s École des Beaux-Arts. With the help of scholarships … Continue reading

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Vinyl Wall Art Quickly Transforms your Space

Vinyl wall art decals give you an easy way to change the look of any room quickly, and as often as you like. Bedrooms, living rooms, offices, even kitchens and bathrooms can take on a completely new look when the … Continue reading

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Canada’s own Group of Seven

The Group of Seven were famous Canadian landscape painters who associated quite closely in the 1920s. They are most famous for their paintings of remote areas of the Canadian landscape, and their influences came initially from the Impressionists in Paris … Continue reading

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What is Neo-Impressionism?

Neo-impressionism refers to a technique where the painting color pigments are not mixed together on the paint palette or on the canvas. Instead, these pigments were placed side by side as small dots, and only in the observer’s eye the … Continue reading

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News from around the Art World

Smithsonian finds color photos of ’06 ‘Quake: A volunteer at the Smithsonian Institution has uncovered what is believed to be the first, and likely the only, color photos of the city of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake and massive … Continue reading

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