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PHIL RICHARDS: Some Thoughts on Still Life: Big and Little – New Paintings

April 17, 2019 3:05 pm Published by

PHIL RICHARDS was born in Toronto in 1951 and studied at the Ontario College of Art graduating in 1973. RICHARDS is one of Canada’s most important portrait painters with commissions that include the official Diamond Jubilee Portrait of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II for the Government of Canada, as well as the official portrait of many government leaders including provincial Premiers, Speakers and Lieutenant Governors.

EARLY RUBENS

March 31, 2019 8:11 pm Published by

The AGO is thrilled to showcase Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) in a new exhibition featuring the North American debut of some of his most ambitious works.

BRIAN JUNGEN

March 31, 2019 8:08 pm Published by

This exhibition invites a new way of looking at Brian Jungen’s internationally acclaimed art practice, including the first-ever presentation of the artist’s archive that offers the viewer insight into his unique method of art production.

VIJA CELMINS: TO FIX THE IMAGE IN MEMORY

March 31, 2019 8:06 pm Published by

Featuring over 110 works, this exhibition highlights Celmins’ intensive approach of creating artistic “redescriptions” of the physical world as a way of understanding human consciousness through lived experience.

Ai Weiwei: Unbroken

March 3, 2019 3:17 pm Published by

This highly-anticipated and timely exhibition explores the breaking of boundaries, both physical and symbolic, and considers how the artist’s ceramic works form a basis for his ongoing exploration of urgent social justice themes, including immigration, freedom of speech, and the repression of dissent.