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contemporary painting
March 17, 2009 | Published By MMA
I’m so glad our presentation of Matthew Varey’s exhibition Building on History has been extended until March 28. Not only is it great to see a McMaster alumnus’ triumphant return, but it’s also great to see his impressive body of … Continued
Impressionist Painting of Waterloo bridge
March 5, 2009 | Published By MMA
One question we are often asked here at the Museum is, “where did the Monet go?” Most of you are so used to seeing it on the blue wall in the Herman H. Levy Gallery, all nicely lit and beautiful, … Continued
painting of boats on a river
March 2, 2009 | Published By MMA
300,000 – the number of people to view Gilbert and George’s Heady, borrowed from McMaster University’s collection for the Tate Modern’s recent touring Gilbert & George retrospective exhibition, 2007-2008 26,706 – McMaster Museum of Art attendance in 2008. 6000 – … Continued
detail of Sasquatch sculpture by Allyson Mitchell
February 19, 2009 | Published By MMA
This is a peek into the exciting world of the McMaster Museum of Art docent.  They are a small but mighty team – six in all – of varying age and life experience, something which surely feeds their strength and … Continued
Several angels in 15th century engraving
February 10, 2009 | Published By MMA
Albrecht Dürer St. John is Shown the New Jerusalem / The Angel with the Key to the Pit 1498 Woodcut This cumbersomely-titled print is from Dürer’s Apocalypse series and references two different moments witnessed and written by St. John in the Book of Revelation.
installation view of fourth floor galleries showing three wall colours
February 10, 2009 | Published By MMA
According to Oscar Wilde, sage green walls show off paintings to best advantage. (And he certainly paid attention to decor – As he lay dying in a Paris hotel he is famously quoted as saying, ‘My wallpaper and I are … Continued
exterior view of McMaster Museum of Art with flowers
February 9, 2009 | Published By MMA
I’ve been reading a lot of literature lately in what I would call the area of  “new” new museology. Its focus is on the notion of the museum in the 21st century. It is intriguing reading for those of us who are … Continued
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January 4, 2009 | Published By MMA
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