Following the artist’s retrospective exhibition in 2016, the year 2017 will see Edmund Alleyn’s (1931- 2004) first biography by Gilles Lapointe published by Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal and launched in September.
Major works will be on show in Quebec museums.
:. BOOK LAUNCH – September 21st 2017
Edmund Alleyn’s biography – Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal are inaugurating their Art+ collection by publishing Quebec painter Edmund Alleyn’s first biography, written by Gilles Lapointe. 450 pages.
Launch: September 21st from 17:30 to 20:00
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Espace Hydro-Québec, level 4
Pavillon Claire & Marc Bourgie
1339, Sherbrooke st. W
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Available in bookstores September 1st
:. Revolution – Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – Until Oct. 9th 2017
The Revolution exhibition presents several works from Quebec artists, among which you’ll find the piece The Big Sleep (1968) and a 1960’s futuristic gouache by Edmund Alleyn.
Study for « Sans titre », 1966, gouache on paper, MMFA Collection
:. Mnemosyme – Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – Until May 20th 2018.
The presentation provides a way to uncover unexpected encounters between the works on display in the new Michal and Renata Honrstein Pavillion for Peace and the installations, sculptures and pictures by 14 contemporary artists from Quebec and Canada.
Edmund Alleyn, L’invitation au voyage, 1989, Oil on canvas, 241 X 475, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Collection
:. From Ferron to BGL – MNBAQ – On going
Contemporary art from Quebec
This exhibition presents more than 60 key works from 1960 to today by essential figures in the history of Québec art.
Edmund Alleyn, Lac Brome de La Suite québécoise, 1974, oil on plexiglas, MNBAQ Collection