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Cheol Joon Baek

Our picks for the all-night art festival include road salt sculptures, a life-size board game and work by Kent Monkman, Daniel Arsham and Lisa Jackson Read more

Art & Design

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Yuula Benivolski

The choral program Songs of Heaven is inspired by the AGO's Early Rubens exhibit and will be performed for two nights in Walker Court. Plus: more just announced Toronto concerts Read more

Music

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Photography by Ian Lefebvre

Running from June to September 2020, Picasso: Painting The Blue Period covers a popular and defining period in the Spanish painter's career Read more

Art & Design

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Alexa Hatanaka

Including the inaugural Toronto Biennial of Art, Hito Steyerl at the AGO, Hajra Waheed at the Power Plant, Nuit Blanche and more Read more

Art & Design

Most Torontonians aren't going to museums. To attract new visitors, the Art Gallery of Ontario is making admission free all year for some and cheaper for others Read more

Art & Design

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Photo courtesy Maris Hutchinson

Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirror Room – Let’s Survive Forever will open to the public six months after the gallery attempted a crowdfunding campaign to buy it Read more

Art & Design

Desmond Cole, Jill Andrew, Julie Crooks, Jah Grey and Twysted Miyake-Mugler are working toward a city free from anti-Black racism Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Launched six years ago, the art event that's hosted performances by Patti Smith and Tanya Tagaq is bowing out of city's social calendar on February 7 Read more

Art & Design

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Samuel Engelking

American artist's solo show Femmes Noires is a game-changer for visibility and representation Read more

Art & Design

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Cheol Joon Baek

Historical legacies and Toronto's changing landscape were major themes in galleries and in public art works this year Read more

Art & Design

Including a seminal local punk doc, a light therapy exhibition at MOCA, Mickalene Thomas at the AGO and Scandinavian pop stars DJing a skating rink Read more

Culture

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Photo courtesy Maris Hutchinson

The museum is crowdfunding to buy Infinity Mirrored Room – Let’s Survive Forever and needs just under $900,000 as the campaign enters its final week Read more

Art & Design

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Tanja-Tiziana

The gallery needs $1.3 million in order to add one of the Japanese artist's installations to its permanent collection Read more

Art & Design

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Samuel Engelking

Part AGO show and part documentary, Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier's project captures the landscapes we destroy in order to live Read more

Art & Design

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Rebecca Belmore

Including Rebecca Belmore at the AGO, an exhibition all about islands and rotating installations by furniture designer Patty Johnson Read more

Art & Design

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The newly renovated space is divided into seven sections, each highlighting a theme or a specific artist Read more

Art & Design

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Estate of Kenojuak Ashevak

The expansive exhibit Tunirrusiangit showcases the work of Kenojuak Ashevak, Tim Pitsiulak and three other Inuit artists Read more

Art & Design

The AGO recently retitled an Emily Carr painting with an offensive name, but revising a title originally selected by the artist crosses a line in some circles Read more

Art & Design

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The artist and filmmaker was in Toronto to talk Black cinema, Kanye West and the work he considers his "Purple Rain" Read more

Art & Design

The best art and books events for summer 2018 include the Iris van Harpen and Philip Beesley exhibition at the ROM, The Art of Banksy and disaster capitalism with Naomi Klein. Read more

Art & Books

  • Art Gallery of Ontario Galleria Italia

    Samuel Engelking

    Art Gallery of Ontario Galleria Italia

    Three sculptures in the AGO’s Galleria Italia (from left): Sorel Etrog’s Sun Bird II (1962-1964), © Estate of Sorel Etrog; Reginald Butler’s Girl (1954), © Estate of Reginald Butler; and Beverly Pepper’s Bedford Column: Tragian Bronze (1990), © Beverly Pepper.