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Hot Art: New Visions at the BMO 1st Art! Show

One half of Mika Goodfriend’s prize-winning diptych, Benoit et Suzanne, Reynald et Marylda

OCTOBER 3 TO 28  Discover the next generation of Canadian image-makers today, as the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art hosts the 10th annual BMO 1st Art! Exhibition. Composed of the best jury-selected works by visual arts students at post-secondary institutions across the country, it’s a showcase of innovative emerging talent, including Quebec-based photographer Mika Goodfriend and Ontario painter Sarah Beattie. Goodfriend, a Concordia University student, earned the competition’s top prize for his diptych Benoit et Suzanne, Reynald et Marylda, which will be added to a renowned BMO corporate art collection that also includes works by Kenojuak Ashevak, Emily Carr, Paterson Ewen and more.

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