Tag Archives: AGO

at home with monsters – AGO exhibit

Toronto. You may have read in the recent PHSC News that the AGO is hosting filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and his cabinet of curiosities. The exhibit is called “At Home with Monsters“. With Halloween fast approaching, this exhibit, which opened in … Continue reading

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AGO photography prize – public opening Sep 6, 2017

Toronto. Join the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) on September 6th at its AIMIA opening. The event is open from 6 – 9 pm at the AGO downtown (317 Dundas West in Toronto at Beverley). The public can vote on … Continue reading

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Diane Arbus works join the AGO Collection

Toronto. When I moved back home to Toronto in the late 1970s, I had an M4 and was very interested in photography. The main Etobicoke Library at Richview had a wonderful collection of coffee table sized photography books which I … Continue reading

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Through a Lens Darkly

Toronto. The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is a popular venue here in Toronto and its staff are both a source of PHSC members and PHSC supporters. On this coming May 10th and 11th at 7:00 to 9:00 pm the … Continue reading

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The AGO’s very first photgraph

Toronto. We seldom think of the AGO as a source of photographic information and yet this fine arts institution has over 60,000 photographs in its eclectic collection. In the AGO’s AGOinside newsletter there is an announcement of a new AGO Gallery  … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 42-4

Toronto. Editor Bob Lansdale sent this issue to the printer. The proof was reviewed and 42-4 is off to the press! Copies will be in the mail by late next week. I selected the cover shot as an example of … Continue reading

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Thomson, Harris, Goss, and AGO

Toronto. It is over 70 years since I first saw this  little painting by Tom Thomson. My public school had this small painting when I attended the school in the 1940s. The picture hung upstairs. A teacher told me he … Continue reading

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Newsletter 15-1

Toronto. Another excellent issue of our newsletter by editor David Bridge. Remember our May meeting is a week late – 4th Wednesday at Campbell House, not the Memorial Room. Toronto notes reviews the inspiring story of Henryk Ross and his … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 41-1

Toronto. Our latest issue of Photographic Canadiana should be in your hands by now. If not, join us today. Just click the PayPal button at right and away you go! If you have read any of the journals since about … Continue reading

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Michael Mitchell and AGO’s Lodz exhibit

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, April 15th, 2015 Michael Mitchell has spoken to the PHSC a couple of times before. This event co-incides with the Lodz exhibit of the Henryk Ross photographs of a Polish Ghetto in the early years of World War … Continue reading

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