Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Final Gallery Views

I left off with some works yesterday by A.Y. Jackson of the Group of Seven. Here is a photograph of the artist working outdoors, later in life. There is a particular focus on Jackson here in the Ottawa Art Gallery, as the OAG possesses the third largest collection of his work in the country, and for a number of years the artist lived in the Ottawa Valley.


I headed out, passing through the area where current works of art are for sale. This first one particularly caught my eye. It's called The Big Apple, by Tahini Moltra.


I then descended to a second entrance point. Looking back, I photographed up the stairs to two of the Gallery levels. The restaurant was to my right.


Here we have an outside view.


I then headed past Arts Court, still linked to the Ottawa Art Gallery, inside and out. The old courthouse is well suited to house an arts centre.

30 comments:

  1. A.Y. Jackson looks nothing like I imagined - he looks more like a business man than someone with all of that artistic talent at his finger tips.

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  2. Interesting work with the apple(s).
    The outside view is great, also!

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  3. Great views of the buildings.

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  4. That was a beautiful exhibition!
    The building is also very beautiful! ...

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  5. Uma bela exposição, gostei dos edifícios.
    Um abraço e continuação de uma boa semana.

    Andarilhar
    Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
    O prazer dos livros

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  6. I suspect that if Canadians were asked to name a single member of The Group of Seven A Y Jackson would occupy first place. He seems to be most singularly associated with the genre in the public mind.

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  7. ...a wonderful mix of old and new!

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  8. It is a perfect building for this activity. I like the gallery of pictures for sale, I could spend a bit of time perusing them. :-)

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  9. It is a fine looking building, William. Thanks for another good tour!

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  10. Ooh, unexpected! I was expecting something more subdued I guess. 😊I see why he is a national treasure.

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  11. It is certainly a great gallery.

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  12. Beautiful art, the painting under those of the Queen, would be like looking out a window.

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  13. I like how in the "olden " days they worked with shirt and tie.

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  14. Your shots of the Ottawa Art Gallery are my favorites today. I like that modern architecture.

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  15. I like “The Big Apple”. Chic

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  16. Crazy Bewildering For Sure - Dig These

    Cheers

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  17. @Lady Fi: very much so.

    @Rosemary: I suspect when he really went out in the wild, he wasn't wearing a suit.

    @Iris: I'm considering buying that Big Apple.

    @Kay: the architecture of Arts Court appeals to me.

    @Ella: thank you!

    @Francisco: thanks.

    @Revrunner: I saw pieces I really liked.

    @David: he was certainly a leading light for them.

    @Tom: very much so. The new architecture works quite well with the old, I think.

    @DJan: I certainly looked among those ones for sale and decided I'd give myself a bit of time to consider buying one.

    @RedPat: you're welcome.

    @Sandi: thank you.

    @Kathie: it is.

    @Sharon: indeed.

    @Maywyn: it would.

    @Red: true, but I doubt he went hiking or canoeing in the woods wearing a tie.

    @Jan: I do as well.

    @Michelle: that one appeals to me.

    @Padre: thank you!

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  18. I am thankful for the work of all artists. The news ones have much to say!

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  19. I like the Big Apple too. Thank you, William for showing us around.

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  20. Lovely variety of artworks and the buildings are magnificent ~ ^_^

    Happy Moments to You,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  21. @Marie: thank you.

    @MB: I did too.

    @Bill: you're welcome.

    @Carol: thank you.

    @Joanne: it was time.

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  22. i enjoy art of all sorts. that one really messes with my eyes ... i think that has gotten worse as i have gotten older. have a great rest of your week. mine has been super busy. never a quiet moment. sorry. ( ;

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  23. I like the big apple, as well! How droll.

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  24. If I ever get to Ottawa, I know I'll have to get to this gallery/museum. Love the Jackson piece.

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  25. I enjoyed the exhibition through your photographs and it looks a great building.

    All the best Jan

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