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« Par un côté des choses » : Sylvie Bouchard at Centre d'exposition Lethbridge

25 janvier 2018

« Par un côté des choses » : Sylvie Bouchard at Centre d'exposition Lethbridge

The Borough of Saint-Laurent and the Centre d'exposition Lethbridge will have the pleasure of welcoming Sylvie Bouchard's Par un côté des choses exhibition, January 25 – March 25, 2018.

The Par un côté des choses exhibition as well as its catalogue present Sylvie Bouchard's works created over the past ten years. The large pictorial installation entitled Trois coups sous les arbres, completed in 2008, is placed in dialogue here along with the artist's more recent productions and, in particular, with the Fontainebleau and Lieux fables series.

The works exhibited depict a world that appears both poetic and theatrical. Drawing their inspiration from the exhibition space, Sylvie Bouchard's paintings illustrate abstract landscapes, halfway between nature and architecture. The fabulous characters that the artist features prompt visitors to wonder about what they are seeing.

A few words on Sylvie Bouchard

Montréal painter Sylvie Bouchard studied visual arts at University of Ottawa and philosophy at Université du Québec à Montréal. Her artistic career began in the 1980s, when she created pictorial installations on site.  

Sylvie Bouchard has exhibited her work many times across Québec as well as in Canada and internationally. Her works were featured in a retrospective at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal in 2005 and her paintings are part of several public and private collections, including the ones at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and the National Bank.

INFORMATION

Reception and Mediation
514 855-6130, ext. 4443, saint-laurent.centreexpo@ville.montreal.qc.ca

Centre d'exposition Lethbridge
Bibliothèque du Boisé, 2727, boulevard Thimens, Saint-Laurent (Québec) H4R 1T4

Open:
Monday: Closed / Tuesday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

ACTIVITIES

Exhibition preview and family workshop: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 2 p.m.
At the Fabrique de Pierrot family workshop, visitors are invited to create their own Pierrot. For all ages, free of charge

School break week: March 3-11, 2018
Activity related to the current exhibition, within school break week. In return, get a stamp for your Borough passport! For all ages.

Guided tours – Adults: Saturday, February 17, 2018, 2 p.m.
Detailed tour of the current exhibition with a mediator. Registration required.

Tours and activities
Mediator available at all times at the reception desk of the Centre d'exposition.

Group tours and activities upon request