In addition to all the city’s outdoor arts and craft fairs, there are two very big artists coming to town this summer – one a national treasure, the other an international star.
ABOVE: Lawren Harris, Lake and Mountains, 1928, oil on canvas, 51.5 x 63.25 inches
BELOW: Dale Chihuly, Persian Ceiling, 2012, installation, 25 x 15 feet
For those looking to see art by notable artists:
Art Gallery of Ontario July 1 – September 18
Co-organized with the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and co-curated by Steve Martin, The Idea of North brings to the AGO over 30 paintings by one of Canada’s most beloved artists.
The Royal Ontario Museum June 25 – January 2, 2017
In a few weeks, acclaimed glass artist Dale Chihuly will be bringing some of his fragile installations to the ROM. Critics be damned, this show promises to be a crowd pleaser.
For those looking to buy art at reasonable prices – from artists who need the support: