VIS­UAL ARTS

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ANDY WARHOL RE­VIS­ITED This pop-up art ex­hi­bi­tion is one of the largest col­lec­tions of orig­i­nal Warhol prints and paint­ings in the world. TD Canada Trust (77 Bloor St. W., 416-9444115). Un­til Dec. 31. CAM­ERA ATOM­ICA takes a look at pho­tog­ra­phy of nu­clear weapons and energy. This ex­hibit cov­ers the post­war pe­riod, from the bomb­ings of Hiroshima and Na­gasaki in 1945, through to the cur­rent day, in­clud­ing the triple melt­down at Fukushima Dai­ichi in 2011. Art Gallery of On­tario (317 Dun­das St. W., 416-9796648). Un­til Nov. 15. DAN­FORTH EAST ARTS FAIR See some of the many arts and crafts cre­ated by artists from around the Dan­forth East neigh­bour­hood and be­yond. East Lynn Park (1949 Dan­forth Ave., Deca-arts.ca). Satur­day-Sun­day. GEN­ER­A­TIONS: ANNU PALAKUN­NATHU MATTHEW fea­tures six bod­ies of work cre­ated by con­tem­po­rary artist Annu Palakun­nathu Matthew be­tween 1996 and 2015. Com­bin­ing still and mov­ing im­agery, this photo-based ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores the ap­peal of fam­ily pho­to­graphs and how they shape na­tional iden­tity, cul­tural as­sump­tions and mem­ory. Royal On­tario Mu­seum (100 Queen’s Park, 416-5868000). Un­til Oct. 18. HIGH­LIGHTS FROM AR­MIDE Ahead of Opera Ate­lier’s up­com­ing pro­duc­tion of Jean Bap­tiste Lully’s Ar­mide, the mu­seum hosts this ex­hi­bi­tion of items to be used in the play, in­clud­ing cos­tumes, set de­signs and mod­els. Ar­mide is the love story of a Mus­lim war­rior princess, Ar­mide, and a Chris­tian knight Re­naud against the back­drop of the First Cru­sade. Aga Khan Mu­seum (77 Wyn­ford Dr., 416646-4677). Un­til Sept. 27. HOME GROUND In co-op­er­a­tion with the Bar­jeel Art Foun­da­tion, this ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures pho­tog­ra­phy, in­stal­la­tions, paint­ings, sculp­tures and more, cre­ated by 12 Arab artists. The theme will look at how the pol­i­tics in the Mid­dle East and North Africa in­ter­sect with the artists’ lives through the strug­gles for iden­tity, borders and be­ing an artist. Aga Khan Mu­seum (77 Wyn­ford Dr., 416-646-4677). Un­til Jan. 3. JOUR­NEY INTO FAN­TASY cel­e­brates the first year of the Inuit art dig­i­tal­iza­tion pro­ject with this in­ter­ac­tive ex­hibit fea­tur­ing the work of Inuk artist Pudlo Pud­lat. McMichael Cana­dian Art Col­lec­tion (10365 Is­ling­ton Ave., Klein­burg, 905-893-1121). Un­til Sept. 27. PICTURING THE AMER­I­CAS takes guests on a vis­ual jour­ney of the iconic land­scapes of the Amer­i­cas. Art Gallery of On­tario (317 Dun­das St. W., 416-9796648). Un­til Sun­day. POM­PEII: IN THE SHADOW OF THE VOL­CANO in­cludes more than 200 ob­jects never seen be­fore in Toronto that tell the story of Pom­peii, an an­cient Ro­man city cap­tured in time by ash and de­bris that buried it dur­ing a vol­canic erup­tion. Pom­peii fo­cuses on the peo­ple liv­ing in the city, re­veal­ing the fragility of life in the face of nat­u­ral dis­as­ter. Royal On­tario Mu­seum (100 Queen’s Park, 416586-8000). Un­til Jan. 3. SMARTER. FASTER. TOUGHER. AN EX­HI­BI­TION ON SPORTS, FASH­ION + TECH These cat­e­gories have shared a close re­la­tion­ship as ad­vances in what ath­letes wear has given sub­tle com­pet­i­tive edges in a num­ber of sports. From wet­suits to parkas, this ex­hibit dis­plays sports­wear tech­nol­ogy and how it has evolved over the decades. Dis­tillery His­toric Dis­trict (in­ter­sec­tion of Par­lia­ment and Mill Sts., 416-363-6121). Un­til Oct. 12. A THIRST FOR RICHES: CAR­PETS FROM THE EAST IN PAINT­INGS FROM THE WEST Mid-17th-cen­tury Dutch Paint­ings of Eastern car­pets are paired with the ac­tual car­pets that inspired them to high­light the history of trade be­tween the two re­gions. Aga Khan Mu­seum (77 Wyn­ford Dr., 416-6464677). Un­til Oct. 18. TORONTO OUT­DOOR ART EX­HI­BI­TION Sur­rounded by the beauty of na­ture, this ex­hibit shows the best in lo­cal tal­ent. Also Canada’s largest ju­ried out­door ex­hi­bi­tion, it aims to show­case the cul­tural and artis­tic so­cial life Toronto has to of­fer and has been an eco­nomic and in­spi­ra­tional ben­e­fit to On­tario’s cre­ative and cul­tural com­mu­ni­ties. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street W., 416408-2754). Fri­day-Sun­day.

Picturing the Amer­i­cas wraps up its run at the AGO on Sun­day.

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