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Art Gallery presents Ken Danby

Sudbury Living Magazine December 31, 2017 Our Town No Comments

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Ken Danby: Beyond the Crease

Organized and circulated by the Art Gallery of Hamilton

Opening Thursday, January 18, 5 p.m.

 

The Art Gallery of Sudbury is pleased to be opening a new exhibition by Canadian art icon, Ken Danby. Beyond the Crease: Ken Danby will be opening at the Art Gallery of Sudbury January 18 at 5 p.m. This exhibition was organized and circulated by the Art Gallery of Hamilton.

This exhibition brings together 38 significant works from public and private collections to mark the tenth anniversary of this important artist’s death. Danby is best known for creating highly realistic paintings that study everyday life.

Ken Danby: Beyond the Crease showcases four decades of Danby’s artistic practice through paintings and drawings borrowed from private and public collections, including the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.

In addition to the works on display, the exhibition includes a video project about the artist produced by his eldest son, filmmaker Sean Danby. A full colour 160­page catalogue accompanies the exhibition and includes excerpts from an unpublished memoir.

This exhibition will be on display at the Art Gallery of Sudbury from January 18 until April 1.

This exhibition has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

The Art Gallery of Sudbury is supported by the City of Greater Sudbury, the Government of Canada, Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation.

 

 

 

 

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