Frank Gehry in Toronto: Transforming the Art Gallery of Ontario

Frank Gehry in Toronto: Transforming the Art Gallery of Ontario

by Edward Burtynsky, Robert Fulford
     
 
In autumn 2008 the transformed Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), one of the most distinguished art museums in North America, opens its doors. The museum's greatly expanded collections will be displayed in a magnificent new building designed by the world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. In this beautiful book Gehry's innovative renovation of the AGO is captured through the

Overview

In autumn 2008 the transformed Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), one of the most distinguished art museums in North America, opens its doors. The museum's greatly expanded collections will be displayed in a magnificent new building designed by the world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. In this beautiful book Gehry's innovative renovation of the AGO is captured through the lens of acclaimed photographer Edward Burtynsky. Fifteen spectacular full-page colour photographs, specially commissioned for this project, document the building during important phases of construction, while an informative illustrated essay by the journalist Robert Fulford explores previous iterations of the AGO

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858944678
Publisher:
Merrell Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Edward Burtynsky is an internationally acclaimed fine art photographer based in Toronto, Canada. His work is the subject of the award-winning documentary Manufactured Landscapes (2006). Robert Fulford is an award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster based in Toronto. He writes a weekly column for the National Post newspaper and is a frequent contributor to Canadian Art.

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