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Past Exhibitions

Ryan Gander, <i>Magnus Opus</i>, 2013
03.03.2016 to 22.05.2016

Ryan Gander

Make every show like it’s your last

Ryan Gander is one of Britain’s most prolific and engaging artists. He lives and works in London and Suffolk from […]

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Ragnar Kjartansson, The Visitors, 2012 (Stills)
11.02.2016 to 22.05.2016

Ragnar Kjartansson

Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson combines performance, music and video in works that probe the tragic and comic sides of human existence. In his first major Canadian exhibition, featuring four important pieces, viewers will discover a spectacular universe tinged with both melancholy and humour.

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Camille Henrot, <i>Grosse Fatigue</i>, 2009
17.10.2015 to 10.01.2016

Camille Henrot

Grosse Fatigue, a 13-min video installation produced during a residency at the Smithsonian Institute, was inspired by the encyclopaedia concept. The artist undertook to form a narrative about the universe by mixing scientific history with Creation stories belonging to various traditions and cultures.

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Dana Schutz, <i>Swimming, Smoking, Crying</i>, 2009
17.10.2015 to 10.01.2016

Dana Schutz

The MAC presents an original exhibition that offers an overview of the work of New York artist Dana Schutz, with particular emphasis on highlights of her recent output. Schutz’s work over the past decade has had a marked influence on contemporary painting.

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Patrick Bernatchez, <i>Lost in Time</i>, 2014
17.10.2015 to 10.01.2016

Patrick Bernatchez

Les Temps inachevés

The exhibition presents a significant body of works taken from two major projects: Chrysalides and Lost in Time. Bernatchez’s artistic process involves creating distinct pieces – drawings, photographs, films, sound pieces, installations – that form part of a larger conceptual project.

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David Altmejd, <em>The Flux and The Puddle</em>, 2014
20.06.2015 to 13.09.2015

David Altmejd


Summary Montréal artist David Altmejd, who enjoys an enviable reputation in Europe, is presenting Flux at the Musée d’art moderne […]

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Jon Rafman, <i>You Are Standing in an Open Field (Gale)</i>, 2015
20.06.2015 to 13.09.2015

Jon Rafman

Summary For Jon Rafman’s first museum exhibition in Canada, the MAC will present a selection of new and recent works […]

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Bruce Nauman, <i>Smoke Rings: Two Concentric Tunnels, Skewed and Noncommunicating</i>, 1980
02.04.2015 to 17.04.2016

L’Œil et l’Esprit

Geneviève Cadieux's Point of View
on the Collection

Summary Artist Geneviève Cadieux was invited to create her own tableau of the MAC Collection out of the 7,800 works […]

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Thomas Demand, <i>Vault</i>, 2012
28.02.2015 to 17.04.2016

New Discoveries and Other Obsessions

New Exhibition of Works from the MAC Collection

Summary Designed to showcase the Musée Collection, the exhibition New Discoveries and Other Obsessions, curated by Director and Chief Curator […]

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Simon Starling, <i>Autoxylopyrocycloboros</i>, 2006
05.02.2015 to 10.05.2015

Simon Starling


Summary Metamorphology presents some fifteen pieces – sculptures, photographs, installations and films – that draw on the idea of metamorphosis […]

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