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Library

Library

To read The scent of spring Three women cross North America in pursuit of lilacs in bloom. Their desire to live in an everlasting spring keeps them on the road, leaving one town as soon as the flowers begin to fade and arriving in the next right before they open. Every night, they tell stories,…

Art notes

Art notes

Photo: August Macke, Donkey Rider, 1914. Watercolour, 28.5 x 24 cm. © Courtesy of the Neue Galerie – Samuel Jablon {pub} After Labour Day, the art world returns to New York City and gears up for a series of art openings. Everybody meets the first Thursday of September to go gallery hopping. Lately, it has…

In the studio with Djamel Tatah

In the studio with Djamel Tatah

Tatah’s art incorporates elements of American abstraction and Italian primitivism: nothing seems to have escaped this great contemporary painter. He recently received us at his immense studio in southern France with his characteristic warmth and generosity. Your paintings depict figures on monochromatic backgrounds that you approach as if you were an abstract artist. You are…

Aurora Australis

Aurora Australis

Contemporary jewellery from Australia For the first time in North America, a remarkable exhibition will bring together 17 Australian artists specializing in contemporary jewellery. “Aurora Australis” will take place from June 1 to July 15, 2018 at Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, Canada’s only art gallery dedicated to jewellery. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to discover the talent of Australian…

Ed Fornieles

Ed Fornieles

A post-internet artist whose stock is rising At 34, Ed Fornieles is among contemporary art’s most influential young artists. Focused on digital culture, Fornieles works in a range of media, such as sculpture, installation and performance, to make work distinctly of our age. Curators, collectors and critics alike have taken notice, and his work has…

Art and culture

Art and culture

Nick Cave, Soundsuit, 2015, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.© Nick Cave, with the permission of the Jack Shainman Gallery, New YorkPhoto: MMFA TO READ THE STORY OF AN IMPROBABLE FRIENDSHIP Long awaited by critics and the public after the enormous success of En attendant Bojangles (Waiting for Bojangles), Olivier Bourdeaut’s second novel surpassed our expectations.…

Art Basel Miami Beach 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach 2017

Text: Barbara Stehlé This year’s was the 16th Art Basel Miami. The modern and contemporary art fair is held at the beginning of the winter, when everybody is happy to escape to a warmer climate. A WINTER FAIR IN THE SUN For a week, the whole art world migrates to Florida, and Miami Beach becomes…

Contemporary art showcased in Griffintown: a visit at Arsenal contemporary art

Contemporary art showcased in Griffintown: a visit at Arsenal contemporary art

Since its opening in 2011, Arsenal Contemporary Montreal, has been diligently defusing the promotion of both intimate and monumental exhibitions that include both Canadian and internationally known talent. This private art centre is the largest of its kind in Canada, and sets a fresh tone from one show to the next, in every reincarnation of…