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AGO: Alex Colville Retrospective

Monday, 25 August 2014 16:58

On Saturday, the AGO unveiled a major retrospective of the work of Alex Colville. The Toronto born, Nova Scotia based artist has been dubbed our countries artist laureate. Colville died last July at the age of 92.  This retrospective of the artists’ work  pulls together pieces that were locked up in his attic, pieces from private collections and galleries around the world -- over 100 pieces in all.

Senior Arts Editor, Garvia Bailey spoke with the AGO curator, Andrew Hunter, about the artist and his impact.

The Alex Colville Retrospective runs at the AGO from August 23 – January 4. For details and tickets, visit

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