mardi 13 juin 2023

Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown PEI


The Sobey Family and Canadian Art

June 10 to September 10, 2023

This nationally touring exhibition tells the story of one family’s visionary engagement with Canadian and Indigenous art. It braids together works by early European newcomers, titans of Canadian 20th century art, a rich display by the Québec Impressionists and Les Automatistes, as well as trailblazing artists of today, including contemporary Indigenous artists. Generations opened to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Sobey Art Award, which has had a groundbreaking impact on the visibility and vitality of contemporary artmaking across Canada.

Curated by Sarah Milroy. Generations includes works from the following artists: Paul-Émile Borduas, Franklin Carmichael, Emily Carr, A.J. Casson, Alex Colville, Maurice Cullen, Peter Doig, Mario Doucette, Brenda Draney, Clarence Gagnon, Lawren S. Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Ursula Johnson, Brian Jungen, Cornelius Krieghoff, William Kurelek, Jean Paul Lemieux, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H. MacDonald, H. Mabel May, David Milne, Kent Monkman, J.W. Morrice, Frederick B. Nichols, John O'Brien, Robert Wakeham Pilot, Annie Pootoogook, Christopher Pratt, Jean Paul Riopelle, Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Tom Thomson, Joseph Tisiga and F.H. Varley.

145 Richmond Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 1J1

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