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Photoblogging at the media preview for Frank Gehry: Art + Architecture

February 14th, 2006

Rannie and Sam’s dueling photographs in the Gehry Exhibition
See the Flickr photo set here –

Today the Art Gallery of Ontario held a media preview event for the upcoming Frank Gehry Art + Architecture exhibit. It was the first time the AGO has invited bloggers to attend a media preview, and I have to say I was impressed. I felt I was treated the same as any other member of the major press and they seemed happy to have the bloggers present. The exhibit features models and sketches of a number of Gehry’s recent buildings, including the current Transformation AGO project he designed. Thanks to Eli Singer for the invitation. The other photobloggers present (that I recognized) were Rannie Turingan and Sam Javanrouh. Unfortunately, Tanja-Tiziana Burdi of BlogTO sadly couldn’t make it.

See more photoblogs of the Gehry media preview here::


[daily dose of imagery] – A daily photoblog by Sam Javanrouh
Frank Gehry at AGO

Yesterday Toronto bloggers were invited on the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario) for the media preview of Frank Gehry: Art + Architecture. This was a great experience as we were among the people from media to cover the event before the official opening (and to be able to take photographs in a no-photograph exhibition) Thank you AGO for inviting us and special thanks to Eli for making it happen.

I’m a huge fan of Frank Gehry and was thrilled to experience this exhibition and to be able to photograph some great models of his most famous creations. I will post more photos in the upcoming days. in the meantime you can check the flickr pool for more photos by other bloggers and also on my flickr set.

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