October 21, 2009 10:59 ET

AXA Art Presents Masterworks by Contemporary Canadian Sculptor and Artist Tim Forbes at Art Toronto 2009

Fair runs October 22 - 26th 2009 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre AXA Art Lounge to serve as official "Media Hub" on opening night

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2009) -

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During Art Toronto 2009, the AXA Art lounge will be transformed into a showcase for creations by one of Canada's exciting, contemporary sculptors and artists, Tim Forbes, Forbes' work has been described as compelling and sensuous, "combining the sophisticated sense of design with daring and unorthodox expressions". The presentation will draw from a suite of Forbes' collected masterworks, HUMAN.

Celebrating its 10th year, Toronto's International Art Fair, Art Toronto 2009 takes place from October 22-26. The highly anticipated fair continues its tradition of showcasing renowned Canadian and international modern and contemporary fine art - from modern masters to the vanguard, ranging from museum caliber to the more affordable.

The AXA Art Lounge is the Official Media Hub opening night of the Fair

Art Toronto and AXA Art welcome members of the media to the AXA Art Lounge which will serve as the official media hub on October 22, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Senior representatives from Art Toronto, along with members of AXA Art's senior management, fine art experts, underwriters and global public relations liaison will be available to meet collector clients, guests and members of the media at the lounge. Refreshments will be served.

Furniture, design installation and framing at the AXA Art Lounge are made possible by Sitra Furniture Rental and Strand Fine Art Services.

About AXA Art

International reach, unrivalled competence and a high quality network of expert partners distinguishes AXA Art, the only art insurance specialist in the world, from its generalist property insurance competitors. Over the past 40 years and well into the future, AXA Art has and will continue to redefine the manner in which it serves and services its museum, gallery, collector and artist clients, across Asia, America and Europe, with a sincere consideration of the way valuable objects are insured and cultural patrimony is protected. For more information visit In Canada, insurance services are provided by AXA Canada.

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