Resurrecting a legacy

Recently acquired by the AGO, Toronto-based artist Anique Jordan’s Mas’ at 94 Chestnut unearths and enshrines an important moment in African-Canadian history.

Shifting time and place

Luke Parnell examines transformative narratives within Northwest Coast Indigenous art. Learn about his series of thought-provoking paintings, recently acquired.

ICYMI: A Q&A with Ross King

In case you missed it, check out our June 2020 Q&A with award-winning author Ross King, who was featured in a recent AGO Art in the Spotlight to discuss his newest book.  

The shape of identity

Continuing with our illustrator series, we spoke to Luke Swinson about re-claiming his Indigenous ancestry through art and his recently published debut children’s book, Treaty Words: For As Long As the Rivers Flow, written by Aimée Craft. 

Painting a public archive

Veteran Toronto muralist John Kuna gets candid about the Islington Village Mural Project and his practice at large.

Vessels of knowledge

Multidisciplinary Indigenous artist Nicholas Galanin’s work is powerful and diverse – and now, it’s part of the AGO Collection.

Following white rabbits

Ahead of her upcoming AGO Art in the Spotlight conversation, Canadian-Dutch painter Dana Slijboom talks about her passion for painting familiar animals in unique ways.

Anna May Henry

Inspired by the everyday, Anna May Henry's unconventional still life compositions reflect an ongoing search for belonging, healing and self-love.

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