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June 25th, 2018

Two people smiling at phone in front of a painting

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Want to know what’s happening in the world of art and culture? We’ve gathered some of the most interesting art news stories making the rounds at the AGO. From the strange to the inspired, here’s what’s fuelling our watercooler chatter.

Check out the fine art Easter eggs hidden in Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s newest music video, filmed at the Louvre.

Where does colour come from? Sir Isaac Newton and board game maker Milton Bradley may be able to tell you.

Speaking of colour, Van Gogh’s Sunflowers are at risk of losing their vibrant yellow.

A long time ago, in a galaxy far away: check out these vintage Star Wars posters designed in Soviet countries.

Elisabeth Anisimow creates “living artworks” – and she’s only 11 years old.

Art you can swim in? French artist Benedetto Bufalino turns old cars into swimming pools, aquariums and more.

Also on a water theme: What weighs 650 tons and floats? That would be the latest public artwork from Christo – currently floating in a lake in London’s Hyde Park.

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