Tag: Art Gallery of Ontario

The Passions of Frida & Diego

A major survey of paintings by legendary Mexican art couple Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is coming to Toronto this fall, with 75 key works including Kahlo’s Self Portrait with Monkeys. Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting includes 75 pieces, many from the Museo Dolores Olmedo in […]

Hauling a Newfoundland House

This print by David Blackwood took me instantly to a haunting image in Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News, the scene where ancestors of the novel’s main character haul a house across the ice with ropes in the gray winter of Newfoundland.   Black Ice, a Blackwood exhibit, captures […]