When it comes art it can be hard to pick favourites, but we asked three members of the AGO Youth Council – Carson, Lina and Nara – to do just that. Ranging from works by Kent Monkman and Rebecca Belmore to Joyce Weiland, see what they chose below:
Nara: I really like sculptural works, and this one also has an element of fashion design. It’s also pretty incredible how it tells a complex story of Canadian colonial and Indigenous history in just one work.
Carson: I like all the nods to classical art in this piece. The juxtaposition of European Art and Indigenous culture is fascinating. Also, it has a great sense of humour about it.
Nara: I like the contrast of colours in this work. You can also tell that it’s very personal. It’s very human and lifelike and looks like it was precious to someone.
Lina chose one of Joyce Wieland’s works Flick Picks #4 (1963). Laid out like a filmstrip it shows a boat sinking below the water. “The style of the work appeals to
All of the works listed here are currently on display and included with General Admission.
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