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This autumn a fresh breeze swept through the galleries of Canadian Art. Since late October, visitors have been admiring a new layout of rooms devoted to the display of early Canadian art from the Maritimes and Upper Canada.
Van Gogh identified with the Japanese approach to understanding nature by starting with the single blade of grass as a basis for moving outwards to comprehend nature as a whole.
Deep in the Gallery’s archives sits a hand-written note from Dutch art dealer Peter Eilers. He appears to have written it in the fall of 1953 while on board the R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth en route to New York. Scrawled on ship’s...