Opening

4@7
16 June 2018

Exhibition

16 June - 4 July 2018
Add to calendar 2018-06-16 10:00:00 2018-07-4 17:00:00 America/New_York Efflorescence EXHIBITION CATALOG >   Gagnon’s paintings are in perpetual gestation. She treats the body of the painting like a piece of land. She is open to accidents. She even goes as far as getting her hands wet, playing with paint and imprints. The meaning of a painting is not predefined. Gagnon waits until the last minute to accept it. It’s from the background materials that the subject emerges: a bouquet, rooster, horse, owl, buffalo… The painter confronts the subject matter through the vitality and relief of the work. This exhibition of recent works by Gagnon constitutes the blossoming of luxuriant painting and a committed approach, while evoking the artist’s great talent. Jean-Michel Correia Independent Art Critic Translation by Lisa Waite   218 Saint Paul West Montreal, QC, H2Y 1Z9 Galerie Blanche info@galerieblanche.com

Efflorescence

 

Gagnon’s paintings are in perpetual gestation. She treats the body of the painting like a piece of land. She is open to accidents. She even goes as far as getting her hands wet, playing with paint and imprints. The meaning of a painting is not predefined. Gagnon waits until the last minute to accept it. It’s from the background materials that the subject emerges: a bouquet, rooster, horse, owl, buffalo… The painter confronts the subject matter through the vitality and relief of the work.

This exhibition of recent works by Gagnon constitutes the blossoming of luxuriant painting and a committed approach, while evoking the artist’s great talent.

Jean-Michel Correia
Independent Art Critic

Translation by Lisa Waite