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News: Ydessa Hendeles Donates to AGO, Toronto

Leading art collector and philanthropist Dr. Ydessa Hendeles is donating an extraordinary collection of 32 Canadian and international contemporary artworks to the Art Gallery of Ontario, representing the most significant single gift of contemporary art in the AGO’s 110-year history. A work, by Barbara Kruger, currently on view at Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto. Image: akimbo.ca The gift includes works
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VoCA Rumour…

VoCA is very sad about a rumour that we hope isn’t true. YDESSA HENDELES IS CLOSING HER ART FOUNDATION. One of Canada’s finest curators – if not the finest – has, apparently decided to focus her energies on curating in Europe, saying that it’s too expensive to maintain her eponymous foundation and to keep collecting. We can only hope that
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Loved and Loathed: Ydessa Hendeles, Wynick Tuck, YYZ in Toronto

VoCA went on a tour of some Toronto galleries this weekend. Much of what we saw was forgettable, but the show Dead! Dead! Dead!, currently on at Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, was excellent as usual. While we preferred Predators and Prey downstairs with its Nazi porcelain and Gucci heels, Ms. Hendeles did create a few masterstrokes in the Punch and
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