Remembering David Blackwood

To celebrate the life and work of one of Canada’s most revered artists, AGO visitors are invited to view David Blackwood’s work in the Marvin Gelber Print & Drawing Study Centre Friday, July 22.

Bronzing a monster

We spoke to Matt Ryle, a project manager at Walla Walla Foundry, about the intricacies of casting artist Brian Jungen’s massive public artwork, Couch Monster: Sadzěʔ yaaghęhch’ill, in bronze.

Nebulous nostalgia

Musician David Wall walks us through the making of his nostalgic lo-fi soundscape for PANORAMA (2022), on view now in I AM HERE: Home Movies and Everyday Masterpieces.

Revealing Narratives

Stan Douglas: Revealing Narratives makes its way to Canada’s East Coast, on view now at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia until November.

ICYMI: Mother and child

In case you missed it back in May, we covered artist Andrea Chung's Colostrum - a bold series exploring the exploitation of breast milk.

Describing Sila

A new multimedia installation by acclaimed Kalaaleq artist ᓛᒃᑯᓗᒃ Laakkuluk is opening at the AGO July 16.

A cultural hub

Faith and Fortune curatorial assistant Bianca Weeko Martin interviews the owner of Filipino restaurant, BB’s Diner, to learn more about their origin story and community partnership with the AGO.

Ark of veneration

We spoke with Nigerian-Canadian artist Oluseye Ogunlesi about his towering work of public art and ancestral veneration, Black Ark – on view now in Ashbridges Bay Park.

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