Blurred Boundaries invites the viewer to recognize the ways in which queer art is not separate or other, but is actually always all around us.
The 13-foot sculpture of an elephant, initially created out of discarded sofas, was cast in bronze for the Art Gallery of Ontario’s first public art commission.
In May, the Art Gallery of Ontario launched a pilot membership program offering free passes to patrons aged 18 to 25. Of the 100,000 people who have signed up, some 70% are under the age of 25.
Anthropocene drives home the fact that climate change, ecological destruction, and species extinction are all present-day concerns, not consequences to be dealt with by our descendants.
Our picks for the best art shows in the world this year.
TORONTO — In the discussion around underrepresented female artists in the art world, one name is slowly becoming more well known.
Often, I consider what people will make of my notebooks after I am dead.
TORONTO — Artist Suzy Lake is many women at once in her work, but in life, she is a singular, deeply influential artist who began exploring the constructed nature of femininity and identity before Cindy Sherman ever donned a wig or set of buck teeth.
The near-mythic name of Michelangelo conjures many things: the divine, swirling figures of the Sistine Chapel ceiling; the almost-touching hands of human and divine; Charlton Heston’s grimacing mug; a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.
Today, join the Art Gallery of Ontario and Hyperallergic at 11 am EST for an hour-long Twitter discussion about public art.
The Dundas Street façade of Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario has been overtaken by a massive block-long banner created by propaganda-inspired artist Barbara Kruger. Titled “Untitled (It)” (2010), the block-long Kruger feels polite and subdued — two words, strangely, often used to describe the city of Toronto itself.
… Florida’s Dail Museum needs money to complete its new building … a woman fell into a Rose Period Picasso last Friday at the Met and ignited some of the funniest blog comments I’ve ever read on a New York Times blog (don’t worry, both the woman & the Picasso will be fine) … Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario receives its biggest contemporary art donation ever … and a list of all the biennials you can look forward to in 2010.