April 9, 2014 - Art Gallery of Ontario - Meet the Artists
April 9, 2014

Meet the Artists

Courtesy of Art Gallery of Ontario.

Meet the artists: spring/summer talks and lectures

Art Gallery of Ontario

317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario
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Duane Linklater and Brian Jungen
Wednesday, April 9, 7–8:30pm
Art Gallery of Ontario, Jackman Hall

On the occasion of the AGO exhibition of their collaborative film Modest Livelihood (2012), Brian Jungen and Duane Linklater discuss the film and their recent work. Modest Livelihood is concerned with the use and self-determination of native land. Both its creators are indigenous artists: Jungen, internationally recognized for his sculptures, is DaneZaa, while Linklater, who has been working with moving image and performance to portray Native oral histories and learning methods, is Omaskêko Cree. 

Scott McFarland
Wednesday, May 21, 7–8:30pm
Art Gallery of Ontario, Jackman Hall

Toronto-based photographer Scott McFarland will discuss the photographs from the last five years that are included in his current exhibition at the AGO.  

Presented in association with the exhibition Scott McFarland: Snow, Shacks, Streets, Shrubs, May 14–August 10.

Matthew Barney
Saturday, June 7, 2–3:30pm
Art Gallery of Ontario, Baillie Court

Join visionary artist Matthew Barney in conversation with Luminato Festival Artist Director Jorn Weisbrodt, and our Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art Kitty Scott, on the occasion of the Canadian premiere of River of Fundament at the Elgin Theatre, and the exhibition of works from Barney’s “DRAWING RESTRAINT” series at the AGO.

Presented by Luminato Festival in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Geoffrey Farmer
Wednesday, July 2, 5:30–6:30pm
Art Gallery of Ontario, Jackman Hall

Iskowitz Prize–winner Geoffrey Farmer discusses his work and his exhibition. Geoffrey Farmer has a forthcoming retrospective at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2015. Recent solo exhibitions include Let’s Make the Water Turn Black at the Kunstverein in Hamburg (2014) and The Grass and the Banana Go for a Walk at Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver (2014). 

About the AGO
With a collection of more than 80,000 works of art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is among the most distinguished art museums in North America. From the vast body of Group of Seven and signature Canadian works to the African art gallery, from the cutting-edge contemporary art to Peter Paul Rubens’ masterpiece The Massacre of The Innocents, the AGO offers an incredible art experience with each visit. In 2002 Kenneth Thomson’s generous gift of 2,000 remarkable works of Canadian and European art inspired Transformation AGO, an innovative architectural expansion by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry that in 2008 resulted in one of the most critically acclaimed architectural achievements in North America. 

The Art Gallery of Ontario is funded in part by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Additional operating support is received from the City of Toronto, the Canada Council for the Arts and generous contributions from AGO members, donors and private-sector partners. 


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