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CURRENT EXHIBITS [23]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b SHIFT: Highlights of Modernism from the AGO Collection

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
December 1st, 2012 - September 5th
added over 2 years ago

This exhibition features modern masterworks from 1909 until 1971. It was a period of great change in the world: the rapid rise of the car, the Great Depression’s economic turmoil, the devastation of two world wars, the advance of television and computers, the civil rights movement. Living the seismic shifts that surrounded them, the artists in this exhibition experimented with unique ways o...   [more]

Opening: August 2nd   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Francis Alÿs, Julia Dault, Janice Kerbel, Simon Starling: Elevated: Contemporary Art in the AGO Tower

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
January 29th - September 27th
added 7 months ago

Explore the diversity of artistic media and expression that has come to define and shape the visual arts of our time. The works presented in the Level 5 galleries have been selected from the AGO's contemporary art collection and span from the 1970s to today, with an emphasis on recent acquisitions. They trace important developments in contemporary art such as sculptural experimentation, the use of une...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Benjamin Cheverton: Idea Lab: Research at the AGO Investigating the Works of Benjamin Cheverton

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
February 21st - April 2nd, 2016
added 27 days ago

Benjamin Cheverton (British, 1794–1876) was a man of many talents: he excelled in invention, science and craftsmanship. In the 1820s, he perfected a sculpture-copying machine that predates modern 3-D printers by more than 150 years. Working from full-sized busts created by other sculptors, he used the machine to produce exact, miniaturized copies. This exhibition invites you to explore ongoing research i...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Stephen Andrews: Stephen Andrews POV

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
April 23rd - August 30th
added 27 days ago

Stephen Andrews POV is the largest solo exhibition by one of Toronto's leading contemporary artists. Trained as a photographer, Andrews has been practicing since the late 1970s, exploring topics as varied as AIDS, surveillance, war, memory and chaos theory. Featuring works on paper, photographs and 21 large paintings—six of which are making their debut at the AGO—this exhibition charts...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Look Again: Colour Xerography Art Meets Technology at the AGO

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
April 25th - April 17th, 2016
added 27 days ago

In the mid-1970s several young Canadian artists embraced the cutting-edge technology of the colour Xerox machine. Six of them – Robert Arn, Barbara Astman, Flavio Belli, Michael Bidner, Michael Hayden and Jaan Poldaas – joined forces with curator Karyn Allen during an exciting two-week exhibition at the AGO in the fall of 1976. As an art medium, xerography made it possible to produce ine...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Walter Trier: Walter Trier’s Lilliput Covers

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
May 2nd - September 13th
added 27 days ago

The first issue of Lilliput: The Pocket Magazine for Everyone appeared in July 1937. The publication quickly became popular for its small format, whimsical covers and easy-to-digest contents. A welcome distraction for those serving in the Second World War, Lilliput featured entertaining cartoons, short stories by well-known authors and occasional photographs of female nudes. Illustrator Walter Trier design...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Tom Thomson: Into the Woods: Two Icons Revisited

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
May 23rd - February 6th, 2016
added 27 days ago

This focused installation offers a rare opportunity to view Tom Thomson's two best-known works, The Jack Pine (1915-16) and The West Wind (1916-17), with their oil-on-panel sketches. These two works have acquired iconic status over time, interpreted by many critics as bold statements of national identity, resiliency and belonging in nature. The images are often used to reinforce ideas about Ca...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Piet Mondrian: Before Abstraction

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
May 23rd - November 1st
added 27 days ago

Dutch painter Piet Mondrian is often regarded as the father of modern abstract art. By the 1920s, he had developed his trademark style, which is characterized by bold red, yellow and blue rectangles bounded by a black-and-white grid. Mondrian spent his youth in rural Holland painting windmills, fields and rivers. Along with two works by Mondrian, this small, focused installation includes a selection...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
June 20th - September 20th
added 27 days ago

Drawing on the power that the land holds in our imaginations, Picturing the Americas invites visitors to traverse a vast and magnificent landmass that spans from Canada's Arctic to the icy tip of Argentina and Chile and to see its icons anew. Featuring more than 100 landscapes from across the hemisphere, the connections and continuities of our shared history and land are undeniable: we are connected...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Camera Atomica

Art Gallery of Ontario    chinatown / kensington market / the grange
317 Dundas Street
West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4 , Canada
Toll free: 1-877-225-4246
http://www.ago.net/home
July 8th - November 15th
added 27 days ago

Photographs have played a crucial role in shaping perceptions of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy. Camera Atomica — guest-curated by writer, curator and art historian John O'Brian — is the first substantial exhibition of nuclear photography to encompass the entire postwar period from the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 to the triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi in 2011. ...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Innen Window Display

Art Metropole    dundas west
1490 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario ON M6K , Canada
(416) 703-4400
http://www.artmetropole.com/
August 1st - August 29th
added 4 days ago

A large selection of current and previous zine publications from Innen collected and displayed in AM’s front window space. All items are available for sale. Innen zines at Art Met – Browse Now   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Pernan Goni: AXE HEAD Art Exchange

Art Metropole    dundas west
1490 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario ON M6K , Canada
(416) 703-4400
http://www.artmetropole.com/
August 1st - August 29th
added 4 days ago

This work will be on view at Art Metropole throughout the month of August as part of the AXE HEAD Art Exchange Project. Spanish artist Pernan Goni divides his time between Bilbao and Barcelona, and has collaborated on projects with the Bilbao Guggenheim and the Cervantes Institute in Istanbul. He also self-publishes artist’s books and zines. This marks the first appearance of his work in Can...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Zoe Barcza, Alfred Boman, Mark Delong, Jay Isaac, Tiziana La Melia, Sojourner Truth Parsons: Hotter Than July 24th

Cooper Cole    other
1134 Dupont St.
Toronto, ON M6H 2A2, Canada
+1 647 347 3316
http://www.coopercolegallery.com
July 24th - September 12th
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COOPER COLE is pleased to present Hotter Than July 24th. Henry and Henrietta brought a dozen eggs from the tree bearing strange fruits Now why does this tree have eggs not blossoms Henrietta bounced like a floppy flower in heat Down the road by the flat green wet shape They cracked one by one each egg into a Sun spot hotter than July We are so famished The milky egg spun much potential Henriett...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Chloe Seibert: Never Stop Following Your Fucking Dreams

Cooper Cole    other
1134 Dupont St.
Toronto, ON M6H 2A2, Canada
+1 647 347 3316
http://www.coopercolegallery.com
July 24th - September 12th
added about 1 month ago

COOPER COLE is pleased to present: Never Stop Following Your Fucking Dreams, a solo exhibition by Chloe Seibert. This exhibition marks Seibert's first exhibition in Canada. 12:50 PM, #9 SOUTHBOUND, TWO WOMEN The only thing God can tell you is shut up Be quiet Shut up My older sister she in recovery too And I tell her the same thing Barely, rarely do I pray in English Just shut up ____________...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b André Kertész: André Kertész, Buenos Aires, Mexico, New York, Toronto

Corkin Gallery    corktown / distillery district / harbour front
7 Tank House Lane
Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4, Canada
416-979-1980
http://www.corkingallery.com
July 7th - August 30th
added about 1 month ago

"Buenos Aires, Mexico, New York, Toronto" includes photographs by André Kertész from across the Pan-Americas.After Kertész and his brother Eugenie fled Hungary, André immigrated to New York while his brother immigrated to Buenos Aires. The two remained close and frequently visited each other. This is the story of the Americas - of movement and displacement.Known for his lyri...   [more]

Opening: July 7th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Sarah Creagen: Tornadoes: If caught outside, lie flat. In a depression.

Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects    queen west
1082 + 1086 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H8, Canada
416.993.6510
http://katharinemulherin.com/
August 20th - August 30th
added 4 days ago

Katharine Mulherin and NO FOUNDATION are pleased to present the premier solo exhibition of work by Sarah Creagen. Creagen's drawing practice focuses on figuration and narrative. Using graphite and watercolour in this series, she layers and fragments the human body as a form of visual language for a range of interpersonal experiences and everyday moments. The tentative lines search over and around the...   [more]



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