ICYMI: Diasporic connections

August 7 is your last day to check out Toronto-based filmmaker Esery Mondesir’s first AGO exhibition – Esery Mondesir: We Have Found Each Other – delving into the rich complexity of the Haitian diaspora.

ICYMI: Defiantly beautiful

Back in February, two sculptural works by Anishinaabe artist Maria Hupfield joined the AGO Collection, with support from the 2021 York Wilson Endowment Award.

ICYMI: The sound of brushstrokes

Multi-instrumentalist musician and producer Memory Pearl made an album inspired by seven works of abstract expressionism – one of which is held in the AGO Collection.

Volcanic interiors

Opening July 23 at the AGO, acclaimed Icelandic artist Jónsi invites visitors to step inside a volcano. We caught up with him to find out more.

Home movies

An essay by Rick Prelinger: Archivist, writer, filmmaker, scholar and consulting curator of I AM HERE: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces on view at the AGO through August 14.

New document

A new group show at Toronto’s Cooper Cole Gallery features AGO Artist-in-Residence alum, Timothy Yanick Hunter.

Links we’re loving: extreme heat edition

Temperatures are soaring, so we’ve gone ahead and done the heavy lifting for you, rounding up the news you need to know from the world of art and culture.

ICYMI: Freedom and folklore

In case you missed it in December 2021, we covered British-Trinidadian artist Zak Ové’s Moko Jumbie – a towering sculpture that commemorates Caribbean Carnival culture, and is currently on view in the AGO's Galleria Italia.

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