The most valuable Canadian art sale in history at Alan Klinkhoff Gallery

The most valuable Canadian art sale in history at Alan Klinkhoff Gallery

On April 1, 2017, Alan Klinkhoff Gallery will present the most valuable art sale in Canadian history. Lawren Harris & Canadian Masters: Historic Sale Celebrating Canada’s 150 Years features 15 paintings by iconic artist Lawren Harris with a total value of over CAD$ 41 million. Fourteen of the Harrises, which have been in a single private collection for over 40 years, represent the most valuable single consignment of Canadian art in history.

From the archives: Walter Klinkhoff paid a mere $75,000 for Harris art

From the archives: Walter Klinkhoff paid a mere $75,000 for Harris art

He paid “mere $75,000” for Harris Art The Montreal Star – Tuesday, October 29, 1974 Walter Klinkhoff thinks he got a great deal. At two art auctions in the past eights days, one in Toronto and one in Montreal, the Montreal art dealer picked up two Lawren Harris oil paintings for a mere $75,000. At […]

Klinkhoff Gallery reborn – Vie des arts

Klinkhoff Gallery reborn – Vie des arts

The following is an excerpt from Veronica Redgrave’s January 31 article on viedesarts.com: “There is a new art gallery on Sherbrooke Street. Alan Klinkhoff, formerly with Galerie Walter Klinkhoff (his father) is opening Galerie Alan Klinkhoff, a charming new space with a fireplace and beautiful architectural moldings at 1448 Sherbrooke Street, in the centre of […]

Galerie Walter Klinkhoff featured in Montreal Centre-Ville Magazine

There is a certain formality in pushing open the door to Galerie Walter Klinkhoff.  Behind the façade of the magnificent building, located at 1200 Sherbrooke Ouest, are works by some of the most remarkable artists in the history of Canadian art.  Galerie Walter Klinkhoff is an institution whose reputation is well established.  It is first […]

Galerie Walter Klinkhoff featured in Ottawa Citizen Destination Guide

Benita Baker, OTTAWA CITIZEN January 15, 2011 Galerie Walter Klinkhoff Why it’s worth the drive: This gallery is almost as iconic as the artists it represents. In business since 1950, it sells masterpieces from Group of Seven artists as well as Cornelius Krieghoff, Jean Paul Lemieux and Jean-Paul Riopelle. Also on exhibit are Canadian contemporary […]

Globe and Mail Interviews Alan Klinkhoff on Controversial Auction Ink-Stamps

The Globe and Mail recently interviewed Alan Klinkhoff on the subject of one auction house’s controversial new practice of ink-stamping works of art with their commercial details. The following is an excerpt from the article Heffel to stop ink-stamping artworks by James Adams. Alan Klinkhoff agrees. President of Montreal’s venerable Galerie Walter Klinkhoff, he too […]

John Fox Retrospective at Klinkhoff

Chair of Concordia’s Painting Department, Montreal artist John Fox, RCA, (1927-2008) is honoured with retrospective at Klinkhoff Gallery. I love to visit a certain graceful brownstone building on Montreal’s Golden Mile. The Klinkhoff Gallery is an elegantly quiet space. Therein lies Canadian art from the 19, 20 and 21st centuries. Here you will find no […]

Update on four local artists

BERNARD MENDELMAN THE SUBURBAN March 17, 2010 I recently received the following email from Eric Klinkhoff, a director of Galerie Walter Kinkhoff: “I am attaching a photograph of a painting John Little just completed. John turned 82 on February 20 and in my opinion this is the best work that he has done in several […]

Artist P.V. Beaulieu comes back to roost

Klinkhoff Gallery retrospective BERNARD MENDELMAN THE SUBURBAN September, 2009 The work of Paul Vanier Beaulieu is on exhibit until Sept. 26 at Galerie Walter Klinkhoff on Sherbrooke Street W. With the show, the gallery continues its long tradition of holding an annual after-Labour Day retrospective for a major Canadian artist. None of the works in […]