Making an artistic splash with Team Canada

We spoke to Canadian artistic swimmer and Olympian Emily Armstrong about competing in the Tokyo Olympics this summer and about the art of the sport.

A studio at the top of the world

Kinngait Studios in Nunavut has been at the forefront of contemporary Inuit art for more than 60 years. We talked to William Huffman of the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative about what makes it so successful.

Postcard from Pittsburgh

The next stop in our new Postcard series is Andy Warhol’s hometown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Kate Kelley of Silver Eye Center for Photography gives us the local lowdown on the city’s dynamic art scene.

Black through bronze

Internationally acclaimed contemporary artist Thomas J Price makes his AGO debut with a towering public sculpture that centres the Black experience – on the corner of Dundas and McCaul.

All eyes on Arles

In the ancient city of Arles, France, made famous by Vincent van Gogh, two Canadian artists are making a stir this summer.

Serene emptiness

Explore the AGO’s recently acquired serigraph series The House on Piccadilly Street in our upcoming exhibition, celebrating work by Canadian artist Kim Ondaatje.

A Thomson tribute

Iconic Canadian recording artist Murray McLauchlan pays tribute to another iconic Canadian artist, Tom Thomson, with a new song and video inspired by The West Wind.

ICYMI: Ivorian moments

In case you missed it, in January we covered the work of photographer Paul Kodjo, who showcased carefree moments of post-colonial joy in the Ivory Coast. See his work as part of Documents 1960s - 1970s, on view July 21st. 

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