Ignaz Elhafen at the AGO

On a recent evening visit to the AGO I returned to the amazing ivory and wood carvings from the Thomson Collection. I forever am impressed at the ability of these carvers from Medieval to Baroque period for not only their ability to do such intricate work, but also the level of anatomical knowledge they possessed. [...]

By | 2018-06-09T18:26:11+00:00 March 15th, 2009|Animal Studies, Drawing|1 Comment

First day of 2009 at the AGO

If you live in the Toronto area or visit the city you must, and I emphasize MUST, visit the new Art Gallery of Ontario. We decided to start our year with a visit today and we came away tired but thoroughly impressed with the new building and the collection on display. Toronto has finally joined [...]

By | 2018-06-09T18:34:14+00:00 January 2nd, 2009|Painting|1 Comment