• © Lances, 1958, huile sur toile 60 x 73 cm © Succession Jean Paul Riopelle / SOCAN (2020)

Riopelle – The Call of Northern Landscape and Indigenous Cultures

  • Monday, 8 February, 2021
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  • Sunday, 12 September, 2021
A major exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts dedicating to Jean Paul Riopelle until September 12th, 2021 !

Location : Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002) is a towering figure in Canadian, Quebec and international modern art. Based on original research, the exhibition explores, the artist’s interest in the North and Indigenous cultures, with nearly 175 works and more than 200 artifacts and archival documents. It sheds new light on the artist’s work during the 1950s and 1970s by retracing the travels and influences that fed his fascination with northern regions and North American Indigenous communities.