Get excited: the AGO will officially reopen on July 21 and invites art lovers to enjoy the highly anticipated Andy Warhol exhibition.
“After eight months, we are absolutely thrilled to re-open our doors,” says Stephan Jost, the AGO’s Michael and Sonja Koerner Director, and CEO. “This time has served as a powerful reminder that art and culture are vital to our collective sense of wellbeing. I can’t wait to welcome our visitors in person again to see great art and reconnect with the ideas that inspire us.” We cannot wait to burst through the gallery doors, and curve our way through the twisty maze-like entrance piece by Frank Gehry.
Organized by Tate Modern, London, in collaboration with Museum Ludwig, Cologne, and the Art Gallery of Ontario, the career retrospective will chart four decades of the artist’s work and include more than 250 artworks including paintings, drawings, photographs, films and installations. that will share this blockbuster exhibition reconsiders the personal, social and political backdrop that influenced Warhol’s groundbreaking art. Delicious.
AGO members and annual passholders will be able to see the exhibit first, between July 21 – July 25, and single-ticket visitors will be welcomed as of July 27. The exhibit will run until Oct 24.
Bursting with colour and larger than life, we can’t think of a more fun return to the gallery. Timed-entry tickets are on sale now at ago.ca. POP!