Simon Glass presents: The Ten Commandments/ Prohibited Weapons

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:00am to Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

"The Ten Commandments/Prohibited Weapons"

An exhibition of Simon Glass’s photo-hybrid series The Ten Commandments/Prohibited Weapons recently donated to the McMaster Museum of Art (a 2016 gift) and his series, The Thirteen Attributes of God, from the Art Gallery of Hamilton collection.

August 17 thru December 2, 2017

OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, September 14, 6-8 pm 

ARTIST TALK by Simon Glass:  Thursday September 28, 12:30 – 1:20 pm 

Established in 1967, McMaster Museum of Art (MMA) is a public, non-profit, university-affiliated gallery situated in the heart of McMaster University campus. The MMA, which houses the University’s internationally recognized collection of approximately 6000 art objects and antiquities, presents exhibitions and provides public programs through scholarly research and interpretation.

McMaster University recognizes and acknowledges that it is located on the traditional territories of the Mississauga and Haudenosaunee nations, and within the lands protected by the Dish With One Spoon Wampum agreement.

Simon Glass is an artist and educator based in Toronto. In his artistic practice, archival and original photographic imagery is combined with mystical, biblical and liturgical Hebrew.  He trained as a photographer and visual artist at the Ontario College of Art and graduated in 1983. He completed an M.A. in Media and Communications at the European Graduate School, Saas Fee, Switzerland in 2005. His work combines photographic imagery, both archival and original, and found objects with biblical, liturgical and mystical Hebrew. It has been exhibited widely in group and solo exhibitions throughout Canada and internationally. He also translates biblical Hebrew into English. He has received numerous awards from the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Simon Glass is and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Art, he served as Associate Dean in the Faculty of Art for six years.

Further information:

Venue & Address: 
McMaster Museum of Art, Alvin A. Lee Building 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON
905.525.9140 x23241
photo of a handgun on a floral background
photo of photographs on gallery wall