FINE ART & HOCKEY: A Point of View

FINE ART & HOCKEY: A Point of View

Fine Art & Hockey: A Point of View
A non-selling exhibition
Toronto: September 15- October 1
Montreal: October 15-29

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 […]

2015 Year In Review

2015 Year In Review

2015 was a memorable year for Galerie Alan Klinkhoff / Alan Klinkhoff Gallery. The quality of works of art we transacted to new generations of their stewardship was exceptional. We are grateful to the clients and friends who encouraged the development of our Yorkville, Toronto gallery with their business. Opening of Alan Klinkhoff Gallery, Toronto […]

Classic Canadian Imagery Depicted in Rare 19th Century Watercolour

Classic Canadian Imagery Depicted in Rare 19th Century Watercolour

Montmorency Falls has long been a popular year-round destination for Quebecers and tourists alike, each searching for an inspiring spot for contemplation, activities and revelry. In winter, the spray and mist at the foot of the waterfall create a 30-foot high mountain of ice and snow over the rapids, commonly referred to as the “Ice Cone”.

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