Jean-Paul Lemieux

Jean-Paul Lemieux
Jean Paul Lemieux
Les Champs blanc 1956
Oil on canvas
20.5 x 43 inches
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Provenance
Lefort-Godard, Montreal
Private collection, Ottawa

Exhibited

  • 35 Peintres dans LActualite. Painters of Today, Montreal
  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts January 19 – February 3 1957.
  • Jean Paul Lemieux Retrospective, Montreal: Museum of Fine Arts, September 14 – October 11 1967
  • Quebec: Musee du Quebec October 18 – November 22 1967
  • Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada December 6 1967 – January 7 1968.
  • Panorama de La Peinture Au Quebec 1940-1966, Montreal, Musee DArt Contemporain, December 2 1971 – January 16 1972.

Literature

  • Panorama de La Peinture Au Quebec 1940-1966, Montreal, Musee D’Art Contemporain, 1967. Ministere Des Affaires Culturelles Du Quebec
    pg. 119, #70.
  • Jean Paul Lemieux Retrospective, Montreal, Quebec and Ottawa, 1967-1968, #33.
  • Lemieux, Guy Robert, Gage Publishing, Toronto.1978, pg. 111. Les Champs blancs is illustrated and critiqued in Guy Robert – LEMIEUX, Robert who was the most important critic of the period in Quebec writes …Whereas Lemieux seems to have discovered something about himself by going abroad, or discovered at least a new, and until then, little explored pictorial perspective, it was in his native land that he learned to shape, define and extend his discovery period this would not be easy, nor would it ever be easy. Each picture represented for the painter, as he was well aware, a new challenge, a new danger, a new gamble; witness for example, Les Champs blanc or White Fields of 1956, completed between Le Train de midi and Le Visiteur du soir…

Illustrated

  • L’art Au Quebec Depuis 1940, Guy Robert, Ottawa – Montreal: 1973 & 1977, pg. 85.
  • Jean Paul Lemieux Retrospective, Montreal, Quebec and Ottawa, 1967-1968, p. 36.
  • Lemieux, Guy Robert, Gage Publishing, Toronto.1978, pg. 111.