Marcel Barbeau · Léon Bellefleur · Marcelle Ferron · Lise Gervais
Jean-Paul Jérôme · Fernand Leduc · Rita Letendre · Alfred Pellan
Jean-Paul Riopelle · Claude Tousignant
Featuring the following artists: Marcel Barbeau, Léon Bellefleur, Marcelle Ferron, Lise Gervais, Jean-Paul Jérôme, Fernand Leduc, Rita Letendre, Alfred Pellan, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Claude Tousignant.
Les Automatistes was a revolutionary artistic movement that surged during the 1940's in Quebec under the leadership of Paul-Émile Borduas. Borduas wrote the Refus Global manifesto, an essay that challenged traditional Quebec values by opening up to more international ideas. The movement believed in experimenting by creating new forms of nonfigurative and abstract paintings.
Abstract Composition, 1973-4
acrylic on canvas, 24" × 9"
Les clochettes-deux, 1994
acrylic on canvas, 22" × 29"
Nature morte avec cruche, citron, deux poires, et verre, July 20, 2000
acrylic on card, 11¼" × 15¼"
Verrière ivre, 1990
acrylic on canvas, 20" × 28"
Projet 1, 1970
acrylic on paper, 18" × 14"
gouache on paper, 12" × 16"
acrylic on canvas, 36" × 72"
Lodestar Trail, 1969
acrylic on canvas, 39½" × 32¾"
casein on paper, 4½" × 5¾"
pastel on paper, 6" × 9"
casein on paper, 10" × 10"
Au delà de la fenêtre, Paris c. 1934
oil on canvas, 32" × 22"
oil on canvas, 24" × 20"
Triptyque Orange, 1967
lithograph, 29.53" × 45.47"
Odjig, Canadian Indigenous Artist and Icon Dies at 97.
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Odjig is frequently referred to as the "Grandmother of Indigenous Art." She has
been the recipient of many awards, honours and recognitions for her works, to name a few: The Order
of Canada, the Governor General's Award, and eight Honorary Doctorates. Her works have been shown
in the National Gallery of Canada, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the Canadian Museum of
Civilization and the Art Gallery of Ontario.
She established the first native-run fine art print house in Winnipeg, Manitoba in
1971. Known as 'Odjig Indian Prints,' this print house was so successful that it evolved into an
Indigenous gallery space in 1974, called the New Warehouse Gallery, run by Odjig and her husband,
Chester Beavon. She was also a founding member of the Indian Group of Seven. This artistic group's
purpose was to promote Contemporary Indigenous art and artists.
Janvier's major retrospective, "Alex Janvier: Modern Indigenous Master" is now open at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario until January 21st, 2018. Afterwards, it will travel to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton and the Glenbow Museum in Calgary.
This exhibition was recently on display at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa and the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina. Alex Janvier is one of Canada's most acclaimed contemporary artists. His
career of sixty-five years has yielded thousands of paintings, and more than twenty-five murals and
public commissions. (Photo credit: Kim Griffiths)
congratulates renowned Canadian and International abstract painter, Rita Letendre, on her first
major museum retrospective exhibition outside of Québec. Rita Letendre: Fire and
Light is now open until September 17, 2017 at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
which covers Letendre's career from the 1960's to 2000's, is co-curated by Wanda Nanibush and
Georgiana Uhlyarik. The retrospective features nearly forty large-scale paintings drawn from major
national public and private collections.
Letendre was widely exhibited with the artistic groups,
Les Automatistes and Les Plasticiens. She has received the Governor General's Award in
Visual Arts, the Prix Paul-Émile Borduas, and the Orders of Canada, Ontario and
Québec. Click here for more details.