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CURRENT EXHIBITS [18]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Manal al-Dowayan, Adel Abidi, Raafat Isha, Khaled Jarrar: Home Ground: Contemporary Art from the Barjeel Art Foundation

Aga Khan Museum    other
77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1, Canada
+1 416-646-4677
http://https://www.agakhanmuseum.org/
July 25th - January 3rd, 2016
added about 18 hours ago

Pushing boundaries, testing limits: this powerful exhibition from the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE runs the gamut from photography to installation, sculpture to painting, and more. Experience the work of 12 Arab artists who examine how private life is shaped by current political events. Featuring some of the most exciting contemporary art coming out of the Middle East and North Africa tod...   [more]


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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 about 1 month 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 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 about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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 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
added about 1 month ago

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 Ken Lum: Hashtag

MKG127    dundas west
1445 Dundas St. West
Toronto, ON M6J 1Y7 , Canada
(647)435-7682
http://mkg127.com
September 13th, 2014 - September 12th
added 12 months ago

Ken Lum's Hashtag is the third project in MKG127's lightbox since the gallery's move to it's current location. With this work, Lum "was interested in the idea of a forbidden hashtag message, what could not be said. I wanted to invite the viewer to speculate what are some things that cannot be said." Ken Lum is an artist born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He presently resides in Philadelphia w...   [more]

Opening: September 13th, 2014   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Lois Andison: text, combs, wheels & poems

Olga Korper Gallery    parkdale
17 Morrow Avenue
Toronto, ON M6R 2H9, Canada
(416) 538-8220
http://olgakorpergallery.com/
August 26th - September 26th
added 8 days ago

Opening: September 10th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Bik van der Pol: Eminent Domain

The Power Plant    queen west
231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8, Canada
(416) 973-4949
http://www.thepowerplant.org
June 20th - September 7th
added 2 months ago

For their commissioned project at The Power Plant, Bik Van der Pol continues their investigation on the ways that human activity in the globalized age has a direct effect on ecological systems. Liesbeth Bik and Jos van der Pol have worked collectively since 1995. The production and circulation of knowledge is an important tool in their practice, which is predominantly context-specific and largely dr...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Tercerunquinto: Mine

The Power Plant    queen west
231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8, Canada
(416) 973-4949
http://www.thepowerplant.org
June 20th - September 7th
added 2 months ago

Mine is a newly commissioned project with a title that refers on the one hand to the commercial activity that involves extracting valuable subterranean minerals and on the other appropriates the possessive pronoun referring to that which belongs to the associated speaker. The artist collective jointly known as Tercerunquinto came together in 1998 and is comprised of Julio Castro Carreón, Gabri...   [more]



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