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Listen: Brown Bag Lunch & Talk, with John Elderfield

Why Matisse matters – and de Kooning, Bob Dylan and other great moderns Click to play: Download 91MB MP3 Recorded: Jan. 17, 2014, in Baillie Court, Art Gallery of Ontario Duration: 01:06:15 A leading authority on modern art, John Elderfield offers us an in-depth and insightful look at Henri Matisse and his ongoing relevance in contemporary […]


Listen: Meet the Artist, with Paul Graham

Paul Graham, Untitled (Smoking girl in orange light), 1996–98, from the series end of an age. Chromogenic print, 179.5 x 133.7 cm. Gift of Alison and Alan Schwartz, 2000. 2000/1348 © Paul Graham; courtesy Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York. Click to play: Download 57.1MB MP3 Recorded: Oct. 17, 2013, at Jackman Hall, Art […]


Listen: Art & Ideas, A Bird’s Eye View on Art & Extinction

Sara Angelucci, Aviary (Male Passenger Pigeon/extinct), 2013. © 2013 Sara Angelucci. Courtesy of the artist. Sara Angelucci, Aviary (Female Passenger Pigeon/extinct), 2013. © 2013 Sara Angelucci. Courtesy of the artist. Click to play: Download 125.3MB MP3 Recorded: Jan. 15, 2014, at Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario Duration: 01:31:16 Artist-in-residence Sara Angelucci; writer and historian […]


Listen: Meet the Artists, with Sara Angelucci, Spring Hurlbut & Marla Hlady

Spring Hurlbut, Peewee #3 (crown), 28 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches, ultrachrome digital print, edition of 7 Click to play: Download 101.3MB MP3 Recorded: Jan. 8, 2014, at Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario Duration: 1:13:47 This talk features former artist-in-residence Sara Angelucci in conversation with artists Spring Hurlbut and Marla Hlady about their work, points […]


Josef Sudek: The Poet of Prague (podcast)

Click to play: Download 37.1 MB MP3 Recorded: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the Art Gallery of Ontario Duration: 53:57 Josef Sudek is regarded as one of the most legendary photographers from the 20th century and is best known for his compelling photographs of Prague. In this talk, AGO Next Members heard from AGO curator […]


An introduction to Frida, Naturaleza Viva (1983) at the AGO (podcast)

Click to play: Download 27.6 MB MP3 Recorded: Jan. 9, 2013 in Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario Duration: 40:15 Mauricio Toussaint, Consul General of Mexico in Toronto, and Dot Tuer, guest curator of Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting at the AGO, introduce a free screening of the 1983 Mexican film Frida, Naturaleza […]


Frida Kahlo: Her Life and Art (podcast)

Click to play: Download 55.4 MB MP3 Recorded: Dec. 6, 2012, in the The Anne Tanenbaum Gallery School, Art Gallery of Ontario Duration: 1:20:48 In this talk, Hayden Herrera interweaves Kahlo’s biography and her painting. She discusses Kahlo’s turning to painting after her bus accident at age 18, her difficult marriage to muralist Diego Rivera […]


Brown Bag Lunch & Talk: Camille Paglia (Audio)

Click to play: Recorded: Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 12 pm in Baillie Court Duration: 00:55:23 Camille Paglia is university professor of humanities and media studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and the author of many books. In her latest book, Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars, […]


Vishakha Desai: Asian Art in Global Context (Audio)

The Role of Contemporary Art in Rapidly Changing Economies and Cultures Click to play: Download 122 MB MP3 Recorded: Wednesday, November 14, 7 pm in Jackman Hall Duration: 01:29:04 The rise of Asia on the international scene is one of the most compelling stories in contemporary art. Provocative artworks command ever-higher prices as markets expand, […]


Meet Elizabeth Rivasplata from Top Chef Canada, Season 2

Elizabeth Rivasplata, sous chef at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s FRANK Restaurant, was selected to compete on the Food Network’s reality cooking show TOP CHEF CANADA, which premiered on March 12 and airs every Monday at 10 p.m. My name is Elizabeth Rivasplata. I am 32, and I have been working at the AGO for […]