Adam David Brown's work included in exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario


Adam David Brown's work included in exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario

 
DateWednesday, February 17, 2016 - 5:00am to Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:00am

Cost

Included in AGO General Admission

Website

http://www.ago.net/many-things-brought-from-one-climate-to-another

Location

The Art Gallery of Ontario

Many things brought from one climate to another

NOW – JUNE 2016

The art on the fifth floor is a selection of the AGO's recent acquisitions of contemporary art. The title is taken from a 1981 work by American conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner. Like many other artists from the 1960s to the present, Weiner creates art using language, resulting in artworks that have no physical form but appear instead on gallery walls, in spoken word and in printed matter. In this context, Weiner's statement offers a framework for this display, connecting artworks from across vast distances to provide a snapshot of current artistic thinking. The works of art on view reveal how these international artists navigate the complexities of contemporary life, while also asking us to consider the diverse textures of present-day experience, the lingering effects of the past and the challenges we face in creating more equitable societies.

Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario

DateWednesday, February 17, 2016 - 5:00am to Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:00am

Cost

Included in AGO General Admission

Website

http://www.ago.net/many-things-brought-from-one-climate-to-another

Location

The Art Gallery of Ontario

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Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 5:00am to Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:00am

Many things brought from one climate to another

NOW – JUNE 2016

The art on the fifth floor is a selection of the AGO's recent acquisitions of contemporary art. The title is taken from a 1981 work by American conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner. Like many other artists from the 1960s to the present, Weiner creates art using language, resulting in artworks that have no physical form but appear instead on gallery walls, in spoken word and in printed matter. In this context, Weiner's statement offers a framework for this display, connecting artworks from across vast distances to provide a snapshot of current artistic thinking. The works of art on view reveal how these international artists navigate the complexities of contemporary life, while also asking us to consider the diverse textures of present-day experience, the lingering effects of the past and the challenges we face in creating more equitable societies.

Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario

Venue & Address: 
The Art Gallery of Ontario
Website: 
http://www.ago.net/many-things-brought-from-one-climate-to-another
Cost: 
Included in AGO General Admission
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