Exhibition “Fine Art & Hockey: A Point of View” to open in Montreal, Oct 15

Exhibition “Fine Art & Hockey: A Point of View” to open in Montreal, Oct 15

Inspired by our own histories as fine art dealers and amateur hockey players, Alan Klinkhoff Gallery will host a non-selling exhibition of fine Canadian paintings featuring hockey.

Fine Art & Hockey Exhibition Guided Tours in Toronto

Fine Art & Hockey Exhibition Guided Tours in Toronto

We invite you to join us for a guided tour of FINE ART & HOCKEY: A Point of View. Alan and Jonathan Klinkhoff will be giving tours at our Toronto Gallery at the following times: Friday September 23th, 1:00pm, 3:30pm Saturday, September 24th, 11:00am, 1:00pm This exhibition, which is on view at our Toronto Gallery until October 1st, features important […]

FINE ART & HOCKEY: A Point of View

FINE ART & HOCKEY: A Point of View

The sport of hockey has affected innumerable athletes, fans, families and communities around the world. Inspired by our own histories as fine art dealers and amateur hockey players, Alan Klinkhoff Gallery will host a non-selling exhibition of fine Canadian paintings featuring hockey, a celebration concurrent with the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto, and the 100th season of the National Hockey League.

Powerful Psychological Paintings by Philip Surrey

Powerful Psychological Paintings by Philip Surrey

Rarely have we had such a varied selection of works of art available by Philip Surrey. While many, most, are small in size, looking at them as a group allows for a greater appreciation and sense of the importance of artist than seeing them individually here and there.

Arthur Lismer and Georgian Bay

Arthur Lismer and Georgian Bay

In the first half of the twentieth century, Arthur Lismer was a peer among an esteemed group of artists who were defining a distinctive nationalistic style of painting inspired by the wilderness of Northern Canada. For Lismer, the North presented an irresistible atmosphere that promised happiness and vitality, Georgian Bay being an especially compelling site for its sense of natural harmony and its proximity to his Toronto residence.

René Richard: Tom Thomson of the North

René Richard: Tom Thomson of the North

  “He knows what he wants to do and his love for the wilds will make another Tom Thomson of him.  […] There is not a Canadian artist, dead or living, who has drawn or can draw in 5 minutes sketches to compare with those of Richard,”  wrote Clarence Gagnon from Paris on March 14 […]

Sale of Classic Canadian Art, May 12

Sale of Classic Canadian Art, May 12

Jonathan, Craig and I invite you to a sale of Classic Canadian Art on May 12, 13 and 14 at Alan Klinkhoff Gallery Toronto, 113 Yorkville Avenue. It is a strong group of paintings from the 1850s through to the 1970s including works by Cornelius Krieghoff, William Brymner, Suzor-Coté, A.J Casson, Charles Gagnon and Clarence Gagnon, J. W. […]

LCC Graduate Exhibition: Following the Vernissage

LCC Graduate Exhibition: Following the Vernissage

“Walking up the steps, it hadn’t yet hit me that I was about to greet an ecstatic crowd of people who were there to see my work. Our work. As I took a step inside, I felt a shiver running down my spine. There they were, my paintings, hung up among my fellow classmates’ works in the Alan […]

Lower Canada College in the company of masters

Lower Canada College in the company of masters

  My family has always believed in the importance of artists to work and exhibit among each other. “Art breeds art” one might say. My father, the late Walter Klinkhoff, in our family gallery was regularly willing to lend at no charge the showrooms on the upper level of our gallery to art groups in […]

19th Century Composition Shares Rare Glimpse Into Artists’ Process

19th Century Composition Shares Rare Glimpse Into Artists’ Process

Painter’s Tools by Joseph-Charles Franchère is signed and dated 1894, a year of transition for the then 28 year-old artist. Franchère had returned  to his native Montreal and was embarking upon his professional career after several years spent studying in Paris since 1888. During a brief visit to Montreal in 1890, he received an important […]