Editorial views

Diane Arbus’s impact on photography, journalism and culture is undeniable. Her portraits of two prominent figures may indicate why.

Illusions: The Art in Lithography

David Ben, conjuror, historian of magic and guest co-curator of Illusions: The Art of Magic, shares his thoughts on magical art. 

Presto! Illusions is almost here

Get ready to enter the Golden Age of Magic with this highly anticipated exhibition, opening on Saturday, February 22.

Diane Arbus opens

This Saturday the AGO honours the transformative acquisition of works by Diane Arbus with the opening of Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956 – 1971, the first major solo exhibition of her works in Canada in almost three decades.

See the future before it’s too late

Hito Steyerl: This is the future closes this Sunday. If you needed one last nudge to see it, here’s a roundup of what critics and visitors found most compelling about the show.

Moving images

Shown side-by-side, two powerful films in Hito Steyerl: This is the future chart the movement of two very different photos through the world.

From cave paintings to Instagram

Who hasn’t taken a home video, posted a selfie, or carved initials into a desk? These are the things we do to say, “I am here!” This fall, a new exhibition explores this universal impulse.

Major Haegue Yang exhibition announced

The internationally acclaimed artist, whose work was part of MoMA’s recent re-opening in New York, is presenting her largest North American survey to date this spring at the AGO.

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