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What went down at the 2023 AGO Art Bash gala

The stylish event celebrated new exhibitions of works by KAWS and Keith Haring

By Haley Steinberg| Photography by Ryan Emberley
What went down at the 2023 AGO Art Bash gala

Last Thursday night, art appreciators and party-circuit regulars descended on the AGO for the gallery’s annual Art Bash. In addition to raising $1.1 million for the museum, the event celebrated new exhibitions of works by Brooklyn-based artist KAWS (a.k.a. Brian Donnelly, who was in attendance) and the late American pop artist Keith Haring. Here’s a look at what went down and who turned out.


AGO Art Bash! 2023 co-chairs Sonja Berman and Daniel Abichandani with Vicky Milner and George Antonopoulos
AGO Art Bash 2023 co-chairs Sonja Berman and Daniel Abichandani with Vicky Milner and George Antonopoulos

 

AGO Art Bash! 2023 guest Amina Mehdi
Amina Mehdi

 

Raptors players OG Anunoby and Gary Trent Jr. at AGO Art Bash! 2023
Raptors ballers O. G. Anunoby and Gary Trent Jr.

 

AGO Art Bash! 2023 guests Janice Fricker and Divya Shahani
Janice Fricker and Divya Shahani

 

AGO Art Bash! 2023 guests Claire MacNamara, Shelby Austin Cooper, Candice Sinclair and Marissa Kassam
Claire MacNamara, Shelby Austin Cooper, Candice Sinclair and Marissa Kassam

 

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AGO Art Bash! 2023 guests Dani Reiss and Kara MacKillop
Dani Reiss and Kara MacKillop

 

AGO Art Bash! 2023 guests Julian Cox, KAWS, Annesley Wallace, Andrew Federer and Stephen Jost
Julian Cox, KAWS, Annesley Wallace, Andrew Federer and Stephen Jost

 

AGO Art Bash! 2023 guests Bernadette Morra and Jenna Bitove Naumovich
Bernadette Morra and Jenna Bitove Naumovich

 

AGO Art Bash! 2023 guests Eric Black, Meghan Yuri Young, Dahae Song, Mia Nielsen and Deanne Moser
Eric Black, Meghan Yuri Young, Dahae Song, Mia Nielsen and Deanne Moser

 

AGO Art Bash! guests Emma Guizzetti Stuebing and Lauren Guizzetti with event co-chairs Sonja Berman and Daniel Abichandani
Emma Guizzetti-Stuebing and Lauren Guizzetti with event co-chairs Sonja Berman and Daniel Abichandani

 

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Models showcasing fashions by Suburban Deviant at AGO Art Bash! 2023
Models showcasing fashions by Suburban Deviant

 

AGO Art Bash! 2023 takes over Walker Court
Art Bash takes over the AGO’s Walker Court

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