January 25 2019 - March 9 2019 A Space Gallery, Main Gallery
Essay by: Nehal El-Hadi
In Token | Contemporary Ongoing, Sandra Brewster re-presents objects selected and transported from various Caribbean geographies and temporalities, projecting them beyond the private and intimate spaces of their belonging. These objects are belongings, possessions. The deliberate and deliberated presence of these object-images bears witness to our movements through time and space. The objects themselves function as reminders of where we come from, their value increasing in significance through their transportability, material durability, and sheer and sometimes irrational or inexplicable nostalgia.
NOVEMBER 29, 2018 - MARCH 24, 2019 LOCATED ON THE 5TH FLOOR
Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires upends and overturns familiar representations and monolithic notions of black women today.
This exhibition, developed in a creative partnership between the AGO and the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, presents a bold collection of Thomas’s vibrant and politically charged paintings, silkscreens, photographs, time-based media and site-specific installations exploring how black women are represented in art and popular culture.
Dawoud Bey: Places in History November 24 – December 22, 2018 Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto
Opening Reception and Book Signing November 24, 2-5pm Guided Tour of the Exhibition with Dawoud Bey November 24, 3pm
Stephen Bulger Gallery presents Places in History, their first solo exhibition of work by Dawoud Bey, presented in conjunction with the release of his most recent monograph Seeing Deeply, published by University of Texas Press, 2018.