AGO favourite

MARK PRENT born in Montreal 1947
Titled: Summer of '71, Fishing with Jimmy John and Fraser 1972

This is the most memorable piece at the AGO for me. Its grotesque form stimulates my memories of fishing in the Ontario wilderness a few summers back. It captures and resurrects the tension of hopelessly being attached by mosquitoes (bees in his case). You can't run, or hide.

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