Ivorian moments

The impactful work of photographer Paul Kodjo showcases carefree moments of post-colonial joy in the Ivory Coast.

A new chapter in AGO publishing

Explore exhibition catalogues from the AGO’s first 80 years, now online and free, courtesy of the Internet Archive and the Arcadia Fund.

The secret life of Blue Irises

Take a glimpse into the gardens Gustave Caillebotte loved so dearly. AGO curator Dr. Caroline Shields shares the story of art and friendship buried within the canvas.

ICYMI: Elder influence

In case you missed it in September 2020, here's why Anishinaabe painter Norval Morrisseau is one of the most influential artists in Canadian history.

ICYMI: Creepy art

In case you missed it, back in 2018 we celebrated spookiness by showcasing the fascinatingly morbid 16th century European art genre, Momento Mori.

A “Freeman of Color”

Associate curator of modern art Kenneth Brummel pays homage to Robert Duncanson, a pioneering African-American artist whose work is represented by three paintings in the AGO Collection.

Show me your Wieland

Canadian curators salute Joyce Wieland with a video highlighting their favourite works by the artist.

The fabric of Canada

Today we mark Canada Day with a painting of immigrants by Canadian painter Frederick Horsman Varley.


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