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.

Food is political

How do you preserve art made from rotting fruits and vegetables? Sjoukje van der Laan, AGO Assistant Conservator, Contemporary Art, and Interpretive Planner Nadia Abraham answered this question with Ron Benner’s installation Anthro-Apologies (And the trees grew inwards – for Manuel Scorza)(197980) in a recent Close Looking talk.

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.

Looking beyond the sole

The Bata Shoe Museum’s newest exhibition examines how power and class divisions evolved during the 18th century through footwear.

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.

Opening attractions

We’ve put together a self-guided tour with six AGO Collection acquisitions we can’t wait for you to experience in person.

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.

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