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“Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art” tells the story of one family’s visionary engagement with Canadian and Indigenous art. A recurring theme in the exhibition is the north Atlantic, its role in history and its impact on artists’ imaginations. (The Rooms)

The collection contains works by early European newcomers like Cornelius Krieghoff; titans of Canadian 20th century art, the Group of Seven, Tom Thomson, Christopher Pratt, Alex Colville, David Milne and Emily Carr; a rich display of works by the Quebec Impressionists, as well as Automatiste painters Jean Paul Riopelle and Paul-Émile Borduas; and works by trail-blazing artists of today, including contemporary Indigenous artists Kent Monkman, Brenda Draney, Brian Jungen and Annie Pootoogook, as well as leading international artist Peter Doig. (The Rooms)

The Generations exhibit will be open until January 22nd, 2023. Find it in the level 3 main art gallery at The Rooms. For more information visit: www.therooms.ca

Published: October 6, 2022