One of Canada’s most celebrated contemporary artists, Rebecca Belmore (b: 1960) started as a performance artist in the late 1980s. Her works address climate change, water access, land use, homelessness, and human displacement. She focuses on conflicting relationships with the state of women’s lives, historical events and violence […]
The Art Gallery of Ontario has acquired one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of historical Caribbean photographs, consisting of more than 3,500 prints, postcards, daguerreotypes, lantern slides, albums and stereographs.
Brian Jungen (b: 1970) is an acclaimed Canadian artist who is internationally renowned for his elaborate sculptures and installations inspired by his experience of post-industrial consumerism and his own First Nations heritage. The works are made from re-purposed consumer goods (think Nike Air Jordan trainers, above, or plastic […]
UPDATE: The AGO synopsis of the exhibition, here. Steve Martin is now officially a curator. When it was announced two years ago that the art loving comedian wanted to bring the works of Lawren Harris to an international audience, galleries climbed aboard. Called The Idea of the North, […]
Photographer Chino Otsuka inserts an image of herself as an adult into her childhood photographs, creating an instant biographical moment. “Being a tourist of your own history” is her starting point.