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August 22nd, 2017

Yayoi Kusama with recent works in Tokyo 2016. Courtesy of the artist © Yayoi Kusama. Photo by Tomoaki Makino.

Want to know what’s happening in the art world at this very moment? Once again, we’ve gathered some of the most interesting art news stories making the rounds here at the AGO. From the weird to the inspired, here’s what’s fueling our water cooler talk.

We’re excited for our upcoming Yayoi Kusama show, which opens March 2018. If you happen to be in Japan before the exhibition and want to get a sneak peak, we have great news – it was recently announced that the artist is opening her own museum in Tokyo on October 1.

Fraud is usually the enemy of the art world, but now there’s an exhibition devoted to the art of frauds and fakes of all kinds.

The Toronto Star reminded us that sometimes art restoration can be a little controversial.

Pantone honoured Prince with his own shade of purple called “Love Symbol #2”.

Can our canine friends appreciate art? One curator and dog-owner thinks so; she created an interactive exhibition that’s just for pups!

What does Artificial Intelligence mean for the future of music and art?

Artist Kara Walker pens a statement to America’s art world.

It’s hard to resist a good selfie, but be careful when you’re taking your perfect shot anywhere near a work of art.

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