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December 18th, 2017

Left to right Norman Cohn, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Lizzie Qulitalik, Mary Qulitalik, Rachel Uyarashuk, Jonah Uyarashuk, and Zacharias Kunuk on the set of Nunaqpa (Going Inland) in 1990.

Want to know what’s happening in the world of art and culture? 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 fuelling our watercooler talk:

Go behind-the-scenes of Kent Monkman’s step-by-step process.

Artist Lubaina Himid made history with her Turner Prize win last week.

Here’s a thought-provoking article on how we talk about all-women exhibitions.

It looks like Toronto is getting its own Biennial! Speaking of Biennial, Inuit collective Isuma will represent Canada at the next Venice Biennale.

Artist and author Douglas Coupland wants to re-create the northern lights in downtown Calgary.

Christie’s and Leonardo da Vinci shattered auction records with the sale of Salvator Mundi. Now it’s believed to be on its way to the newly-opened Louvre Abu Dhabi.

Which museum won the title of the most Instagrammed museum of 2017?

New research suggests tortured artists are less creative.

The New York Times did a deep-dive into the Getty Center’s fire-protection measures.

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