October 6, 2016 to January 15, 2017
Everyday • all day
Admission: Adults - $ 18 /Seniors (65 and over) - $ 16 /Ages 18 to 30 - $ 10 /Ages 13 to 17 - $ 5 /Children (12 and under) - Free
Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
Parc des Champs-de-Batailles
Borough of La Cité-Limoilou / Downtown
Québec , QC , G1R 5H3
Organized and co-produced by Artemisia Group in Italy and the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, this major retrospective of the work of Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) will receive its exclusive North American showing at the MNBAQ. Bonnard, a French painter, engraver and poster artist as well as a founding member of the Nabis avant-garde movement, is widely known for the originality of his brilliant compositions and his unusual handling of the paint.
The exhibition surveys the work of the painter from the perspective of one of his principal postulates: “The object is not to paint life, but to make painting come alive.” His untiring exploration of his immediate surroundings – indoor scenes, female nudes, gardens and landscapes in Normandy and the Côte d’Azur – and his extraordinary feel for chromatic harmonies and light, show that all his life Bonnard worked to transform reality.
This is the very first international exhibition to be magnificently showcased in the temporary exhibition galleries.
June 27 to September 5, 2016 • September 6, 2016 to February 19, 2017
To celebrate both the opening of the Pierre Lassonde pavilion and the vitality of the contemporary arts scene in Québec, this inaugural exhibition will pay tribute to one of the most influential and ...
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