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July 20th, 2018

Three people viewing a phone

Image by the AGO. Garry Neill Kennedy, Three Panel Canvas Drawing, 1975. Graphite canvas mounted on Masonite, (each of three panels): 122 x 121.8 cm. Purchase with assistance from Wintario, 1976. © 2018 Art Gallery of Ontario

Curious about 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.

After 30 years buried under vinyl siding, a 40-foot Keith Haring mural was recently uncovered in Amsterdam.

Speaking of things that haven’t been seen in years, did you know the Los Angeles Times once owned five Pablo Picasso lithographs?

First watch the video, then take the tour. After serving as a backdrop for their latest music video, the Musée du Louvre will soon offer a Jay-Z and Beyoncé-themed tour, retracing the musicians’ steps through the gallery.

Wondering what it takes to succeed as a professional artist? Get career advice from artist Kara Walker in this video.

How much does money matter? A new study shows that some artists’ brains may not be excited by financial rewards.

Making fall travel plans? American filmmaker Wes Anderson will curate an upcoming exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Austria this November.

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