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Art Gallery of Ontario

Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore’s visceral work is politically potent but also brims with poetic humanity. A show at the Art Gallery of Ontario includes many of her greatest hits. more

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"Mitchell/Riopelle: Nothing in Moderation" explores the artistic relationship between two powerhouses of abstract painting, Joan Mitchell and Jean Paul Riopelle. more

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"Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" is unlike any exhibition the AGO has presented before. Tickets available online only. more

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The award, which is presented annually to an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada, includes a $50,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at the AGO within two years. more

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#AnthropoceneProject unveils new works by the artist collective of Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier more

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For over 35 years Sandra Meigs has created vivid, immersive, and enigmatic paintings that combine complex narratives with comic elements. more

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Cox to join the AGO from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco starting in January 2018. more

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Georgiana Uhlyarik named Fredrik S. Eaton Curator, Canadian Art; Wanda Nanibush appointed Curator, Indigenous Art more

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Portrait of Guillermo del Toro at Bleak House. Photo © Josh White/ JWPictures.com

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This September, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is home to the only Canadian stop of an exhibition that offers a rare glimpse into the creative process of famed and fascinating filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. more

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The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) announced that it has acquired a collection of 522 prints of photographs by American photographer Diane Arbus (1923–1971), selected by the AGO and purchased through the Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco. more

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dc3 Art Projects announces the acquisition of Ruth Cuthand’s Don’t Breathe, Don’t Drink by the Art Gallery of Ontario. Don’t Breathe, Don’t Drink is a large-scale mixed media installation exploring contamination and community. more

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In April, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) will present the final and only North American stop for a major retrospective of one of the most significant painters of our time, "Georgia O’Keeffe" (1887–1986). more

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Victoria painter Sandra Meigs previews a first group of paintings to be shown next fall at the Art Gallery of Ontario. more

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The award, which is presented annually to an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the visual arts in Canada, includes a $50,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at the AGO within two years. more

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For five years in the 1920s, Lawren Harris made short annual sketching sojourns to the Rocky Mountains from his Toronto home base. But he made them count. more

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Currently the Director of the Honolulu Museum of Art (HoMA), Mr. Jost plans to join the AGO this spring, pending governmental approval of authorization to work in Canada. more

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The Gershon Iskowitz Foundation in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is pleased to announce that Victoria-based artist Sandra Meigs is the recipient of the 2015 GERSHON ISKOWITZ PRIZE AT THE AGO. more

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"Killing Machine"

Photo: Seber Ugarte & Lorena Lopez. © Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller.

Somewhere in the din on the fourth floor of the Art Gallery of Ontario, between the dizzying light show and crashing rock opera, you have to ask: But is it art? more

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“New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon” is an ambitious show that is not so much about Carr’s art as it is about the shifting ground from which it is viewed. more

HISTORICAL ART & AUCTIONS

The story goes that Gathie Falk once walked into a Vancouver grocery store, looked at a pile of apples neatly arranged in pyramid style, and said to herself, “If I made them, they would be better.” She did and they were. more

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