Wednesday, May 17, 2023

A visit to the Art Gallery of Ontario

View out of the glass shell at the 
Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto
Black marker on bond paper
6 x 9 inches
Barbara Muir ©  

I visited the Art Gallery of Ontario today with my dear friend 
Suzanne Betcke.  We were masked because I still have to be
careful about COVID, and we saw quite a lot of art, frequently
sitting down, because even though Suzanne is able to wear
comfortable sneakers, she is still recovering from breaking a
major bone in her foot visiting The Galápagos.

We loved sitting and looking at the great collection of
Group of Seven paintings in the gallery, and today took in many
other delightful exhibitions. 

Plus we took the elevator to the 5th floor and saw the
Wolfgang Tillmans photography exhibition -- which
showed a wide variety of photos -- from a giant print of
a weed by the roadside (our favourite), to graphic sexual images.

When I'm at the gallery I always take photos out of the windows
of Toronto. This drawing is one I made after a past visit.

Have a loving your life day.


Evelyn Oldroyd - painter said...

I love the drawing. It looks like a beautiful old house. How wonderful for you to go to the gallery so easily and view paintings❣️❣️❣️❣️

Barbara Muir said...

Hi Evelyn,

There are some very beautiful old houses in Toronto. There's a big push to tear them down for condos, but I hope that many of them remain.


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