I, Gomo

A Q&A with Dominica-raised, Toronto-based artist Gomo George, whose work is currently on view in Fragments of Epic Memory.

What makes a portrait?

Held for the first time in Canada, the virtual Black Portraiture[s]: Absent/ed Presence conference is slated for mid-October. M.NourbeSe Philip and Mark Campbell share what to expect in Philip’s keynote address and discussion for the conference.

Talking back and together

In a new five-part video series, the AGO and Workman Arts are joining together to empower artists exploring mental health awareness and advocacy. We spoke with Kais Padamshi of Workman Arts to introduce this artist-driven initiative.

ICYMI: Picasso-mania #RetroAGO

Picasso: Painting the Blue Period goes on view today for AGO Members and Saturday for Annual Pass holders. In case you missed it, take a look back over fifty years to the first time Picasso-mania swept the AGO. 

A day to remember and reflect

This Thursday, September 30, 2021, marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Learn about how the AGO is reflecting on Indigenous art and the intergenerational history of residential schools.

Talking Blue

On October 5, artists Soumya Netrabile and Peter Shear join AGO Deputy Director & Chief Curator Julian Cox for a conversation about the extraordinary life and practice of Matthew Wong.

Red is Beautiful

Celebrating 50 years of artmaking, here’s a sneak peek of the Robert Houle retrospective coming this winter.

Resident innovators

The 2021 AGO X RBC Artists in Residence are coming together via Zoom to share insights about their respective practices and the art they created during their residencies.

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