Freedom and folklore

The latest sculpture in British-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové’s Moko Jumbie series has found a home in AGO’s Walker Court, as part of Fragments of Epic Memory

Sovereign words

aabaakwad returns, and for the first time, the poets are coming. Ahead of their conversation on Dec. 5, we caught up with Timimie Märak, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Janet Rogers and Sámi scholar Liisa-Ravna Finbog.

Toronto to Texas

It's a San Antonio switcheroo - The AGO welcomes back a beloved Picasso portrait from the esteemed McNay Art Museum, as our Monet takes centre stage in their exhibition Monet and Whistler in London.  

Painting with threads

In her exhibition u•n•i•t•y, on view now at Contemporary Calgary, Simone Elizabeth Saunders reimagines Black femininity and Afro-diasporic narratives with colourful, hand-tufted portraits.

Treat yo’ bookshelf

Here’s our round-up of top art book picks to add to your library this holiday season!

Light shines out of darkness

Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Montréal-based artist Moridja Kitenge Banza talks about colonial histories, Catholicism and his new exhibition Et La Lumière Fut (And There Was Light), on view now at the AGO.

In constant inquiry

Skarù:reˀ / Kanien’kehá:ka, Hodinöhsö:ni’ artist Greg Staats reflects on his latest exhibition, in constant return, on view at the AGO through May 2022.

Seeking a place to feel queer

Artists Ness Lee and Florence Yee join forces to display their queer Asian diasporic perspectives and experiences in Elusive Desires: Ness Lee + Florence Yee, on view now at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham through January 2, 2022.

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