Jean Paul Riopelle

Force des forêts
May 5, 2010 to June 5, 2010

For the second time since its opening in 1989, Galerie Simon Blais will hold an exhibition of prints by Jean Paul Riopelle. This retrospective will feature about forty works dating from 1967 to 1992 that illustrate the various stages in this great Canadian artist’s career. Beginning in 1967, Riopelle employed nature as a recurrent motif in his work—birds and animals, forests and lakes, not to mention the most important one in the final years of his life, the snow goose. This exhibition’s title, Force des forêts, is taken from a Jean Paul Riopelle lithograph included in an album also containing original prints by Pierre Alechinsky, Alexander Calder and Joan Miró that was issued in 1976 by the Fondation de la Fédération internationale des Jeunesses musicales.

Other exhibitions