Art Toronto 2019

Art Toronto is Canada’s international contemporary and modern art fair, located at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in the city’s downtown core. Providing unique access to the Canadian art market, the fair is one of the most important annual art events in Canada.

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Moridja Kitenge Banza:1

    For his first exhibition at Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Moridja Kitenge Banza is presenting  a painting from his series “Christ Pantocrator” which explores the complexity of his Congolese cultural identity through deeply rooted colonial symbols that he subjects to shifts in meaning. The artist describes this series in the following text.   A Christ Pantocrator is a Byzantine icon of Christ represented as almighty in his glorious body. This more »

Julie Trudel : Bone Black and Titanium White – Colour and Light

  The Exhibition For her third solo exhibition at the gallery, Julie Trudel presents a series of new tridimensional paintings, continuing her previous exploration of color in transparency. It was during a residency in Berlin in 2015 that she first discovered a model of fluorescent plexiglas of which the borders throw light. All while keeping the constraint she imposed on herself in 2012 to paint exclusively in black and white, it’s more »

David Lafrance: Jours fastes et néfastes

Opening November 7 from 5 to 7 PM. Artist in attendance. The Exhibition   David Lafrance’s latest paintings are an extension of his personal reflections on a landscape, and thus a society, in metamorphosis.   The artist delves into meteorological phenomena threatening our current era, both physically and psychically. The forecast is distressing and inescapable in Lafrance’s observations.   Amid representations of a nature in turbulence, each painting is punctuated by a more »

Cindy Phenix: Ces femmes tiennent une fleur à la main

The Exhibition For her first solo exhibition at Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Cindy Phenix is presenting Ces femmes tiennent une fleur à la main, a new series of paintings that are the fruit of a month-long residence at the gallery where Phenix set up her studio and initiated participation/discussion groups from which she drew inspiration. With Ces femmes tiennent une fleur à la main, Phenix has developed a lexicon of happiness that pays more »

Guillaume Adjutor Provost: Introduction

Opening on Wednesday, March 14 from 5pm to 7pm. Artist in attendance. Galerie Hugues Charbonneau is delighted to present Introduction an exhibition by Guillaume Adjutor Provost. The artist invites you to this articulation of selected works from his exhibitions Matériellement rien, potentiellement tout (Diagonale, 2017), Providence (Association des travailleurs grecs du Québec / Clark / La SERRE, 2017) and Bonne Fortune (Clark, 2016). Through a re-exhibition of his body of more »

Cynthia Girard-Renard : Love and Anarchy

Opening reception Saturday November 11, 3 PM to 5 PM. Artist in attendance. Love and Anarchy Cynthia Girard-Renard invites you to her latest project titled Love and Anarchy, inspired by the film of director Lina Wertmüller within which the action takes place inside a brothel under the ruling of Mussolini’s fascist Italy. The artist has elaborated 6 erotico-political paintings where inter-species characters mingle in a carnival of pleasure even if the days more »

Situation #7 : David Lafrance : Forbidden Rendez-vous in the Ghost Wing

Entrance door: 6217 rue Henri-Julien   David Lafrance is delighted to invite you to his studio in the ghost wing of 305 rue de Bellechasse on next Wednesday August 23, from 10 AM to 10 PM. As part of our summer program titled “8 situations: 8 artists”, this exceptional rendezvous will be an opportunity to revisit his artistic production and archives covering the last twenty years (1997-2017). An installation of more »

Jean-Benoit Pouliot — Tilt and Shift: Flexible Images

Galerie Hugues Charbonneau is delighted to present a new exhibition by Jean-Benoit Pouliot in which he adopts a conceptual and reflexive approach to the painting object. The different states of this exploration variously take shape in photography, painting and in installation or sculpture. Tilt and Shift: Flexible Images is a project that investigates the image/object relationship through an active reflection on the contemporary conditions of the image’s appearance, transformation and more »

A Comfortable Indifference: Benoit Aquin, Cynthia Girard-Renard, Isabelle Hayeur et David Lafrance

A Comfortable Indifference  For its summer exhibition, Galerie Hugues Charbonneau presents a selection of works that highlight the challenging conciliation between the capitalist system and the environmental movement. Clearly, time is running out while the acceleration of global warming endangers human populations, threatens biodiversity and causes extreme weather events. Denial is no longer an option. And yet, the unrestrained quest for economic growth and our current dependence on fossil fuels more »

Julie Trudel: Bone Black and Titanium White — Transparency and distortion

Galerie Hugues Charbonneau is pleased to present Julie Trudel’s second solo exhibition, featuring the latest development in her work with the materiality of colour. This series of approximately 10 three-dimensional paintings was created in 2015 during various artist residencies, and was presented in part at the Anna Leonowens Gallery at NSCAD University last fall. With Bone Black and Titanium White—Transparency and Distortion, Julie Trudel continues to work with the self-imposed more »

Cynthia Girard-Renard: La revanche des Sans-culottes

La revanche des Sans-culottes For her first solo exhibition at Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Cynthia Girard-Renard proposes a body of work created during the CALQ residency in Paris in 2015 and presented last fall in Porto, Portugal, under the title Les Sans-culottes. For the present exhibition, the series has been enlarged to include several new works, and already-existing puppets, banners and paintings have been complexified and reused. Girard-Renard’s starting point is more »

Jean-Benoit Pouliot: Counterpoints

Galerie Hugues Charbonneau is pleased to present its second solo exhibition of work by the artist Jean-Benoit Pouliot. The assembled works each activate, in their own singular way, the notion of ‘counterpoint’, as borrowed from the world of music, referencing a compositional technique based on the layering of several independent melodies. Contrepoints The artist invites the viewer to consider the uniqueness of each painting as the basis of a perceptual more »

David Lafrance: Summer 2014

The exhibition Galerie Hugues Charbonneau presents a solo exhibition of works by Montreal artist David Lafrance. Observational drawings from the Montérégie region are shown alongside paintings created subsequently in his studio. These cognitive representations of the countryside stem from deep introspection, and evoke the memory of place and the current dynamics that inhabit it. The large canvases on display often suggest landscapes, and benefit from the artist’s vast visual repertoire, more »