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McMaster Museum of Art
Fall Exhibitions
Public Reception: Thursday September 14, 6 – 8 pm

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Claude Monet (French 1840-1926), Waterloo Bridge, Effet de Soleil (detail), 1903, oil on canvas, McMaster Museum of Art Collection, Gift of Herman H. Levy, O.B.E., 1984

A CULTIVATING JOURNEY: The Herman H. Levy Legacy

This exhibition examines and celebrates the collection of significant European historical and modern art donated to the McMaster Museum of Art by Hamilton businessman Herman H. Levy in 1984. Featured are paintings by Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Gustave Courbet, Camille Pissarro, Chaim Soutine, J.M.W. Turner, Vincent van Gogh and more. On view until December 9, 2017.

Curator’s Talk by Ihor Holubizky: Tuesday October 24, 12:30 – 1:20 pm
Curators’ Talk | Curating and Collecting: Thursday November 23, 6 – 8 pm with Tobi Bruce (Director, Collections & Exhibitions, Art Gallery of Hamilton) and Ihor Holubizky (Senior Curator, McMaster Museum of Art)

This touring exhibition, including a forthcoming publication, is generously supported by the Government of Canada through the Museums Assistance Program, Canadian Heritage.


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Tom Thomson (Canadian 1877 – 1917) The Birch Grove, Autumn, 1915–16, oil on canvas, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Gift of Roy Cole in memory of his parents, Matthew and Annie Bell Gilmore Cole, 1967

STRUCK BY LIKENING: The Power & Discontents of Artworld Analogies

Guest Curator: Mark A. Cheetham

This exhibition explores commonplace declarations such as “Tom Thomson is the Van Gogh of Canada” and Norval Morrisseau is “the Picasso of the North” and the many issues raised by such comparisons. Works of art in the exhibition are drawn from the historical, modern and contemporary collection of the McMaster Museum of Art, and loans from the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Museum London and the Corkin Gallery, Toronto. On view until 2 December 2017.

Curator’s Talk by Mark A. Cheetham | Getting Some Distance on Likening:
Wednesday October 4, 12:30 – 1:20 pm


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Simon Glass, Installation view of The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons suite of ten giclée prints embellished with 23.5k gold leaf, 2005. Courtesy of the artist.

SIMON GLASS
The Ten Commandments / Prohibited Weapons and The Thirteen Attributes of God

An exhibition of Simon Glass’s photo-hybrid series The Ten Commandments/Prohibited Weapons recently donated to the McMaster Museum of Art (a 2016 gift) and his series, The Thirteen Attributes of God, from the Art Gallery of Hamilton collection. Simon Glass is an artist and educator based in Toronto. In his artistic practice, archival and original photographic imagery is combined with mystical, biblical and liturgical Hebrew. On view until 2 December 2017.

Artist’s Talk by Simon Glass: Thursday September 28, 12:30 – 1:20 pm

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Established in 1967, McMaster Museum of Art (MMA) is a public, non-profit, university-affiliated gallery situated in the heart of McMaster University campus. The MMA, which houses the University’s internationally recognized collection of approximately 6000 art objects and antiquities, presents exhibitions and provides public programs through scholarly research and interpretation.

McMaster University recognizes and acknowledges that it is located on the traditional territories of the Mississauga and Haudenosaunee nations, and within the lands protected by the Dish With One Spoon Wampum agreement.

McMaster Museum of Art
Alvin A. Lee Building
McMaster University
1280 Main St W
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L6
905.525.9140 x.23241

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Admission is Free
Museum Hours: Tue/Wed/Fri 11am-5pm, Thu 11-7, Sat 12-5
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