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Barbara Kruger: Contact 2010

May 1 to October 3, 2010

As part of this year’s CONTACT Photography Festival, the AGO has invited renowned American conceptual artist Barbara Kruger to create a site-specific project for the front façade of the Gallery. Public installations of Kruger’s instantly recognizable graphic work have punctuated galleries, museums, municipal buildings, train stations, parks, buses and billboards around the world. Look for Kruger’s newest installation — outside the AGO, beginning May 1.

American Artist Barbara Kruger to Appropriate AGO Façade

April 1, 2010. The Art Gallery of Ontario’s Dundas Street façade is about to get a new look: Commissioned CONTACT installation will span the length of a full city block.

Barbara Kruger Installation Video

AGO-neighbor Jerry Mcintosh created this inspired video of the Barbara Kruger installation using his Blackberry...

With thanks to

Scotiabank, 3M Canada, Genstar Signs, Beyond Digital Imaging, the Government of Canada's Economic Action Plan, Canadian Heritage, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and the City of Toronto through Toronto Arts Council.

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