Charles Gagnon

 
Southern
Oil on canvas 1963
76.5 x 86.5 centimetres, 30 x 34 inchesProvenance:
Galerie Camille Hébert, Montréal
Private collection, Montréal
Private collection, Toronto
Exhibited:
Concordia University, Alumni collects, May 20–June 17, 1981, Montréal
Image © Copyright Estate of Charles Gagnon (2017)
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Biography

Charles Gagnon, born in Montreal 23 May 1934 died Montreal 2003, was one of the most important Canadian artists. From 1955 to 1960, Charles Gagnon lived, studied and worked in New York and pursued painting and photography. On his return to Montreal in 1960 and began to produce collages and box-constructions in addition to his paintings, then later went on to tackle experimental film. In 2002 Charles Gagnon was the recipient of a Governor General’s Visual and Media Arts Award.