Jon Sasaki: Homage
April 28, 2022 - April 29, 2022
Fee / Admission: Standard Gallery Admission
The Art Gallery of Algoma is proud to present the exhibition Jon Sasaki: Homage organized and toured by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. This exhibition consists of large-scale photographs depicting petri dishes blooming with microbial cultures derived from the palettes and studio tools used by members of the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. Through these works, he examines both his relationship to these iconic artists and contemporary ideas concerning nature.
Accompanying this exhibition, the AGA will be presenting Group of Seven: Everlasting Inspiration, a selection of artwork by the Group of Seven and their contemporaries as well as artists who have found inspiration in their work over the years.
Members Preview, an in-person event, will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 7:00 pm. Artist Jon Sasaki will be in attendance. On Friday, April 29th, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm a Meet the Artist event will be open to the public.