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Past Exhibitions

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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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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Sophie Calle, <i>Voir la mer</i>, 2011 (detail)
05.02.2015 to 10.05.2015

Sophie Calle

For the Last and First Time

Summary French artist Sophie Calle, one of the most important artists of her generation, will make her debut at the […]

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<i>Container Ship</i>, image from the film
21.01.2015 to 15.03.2015

Allan Sekula and Noël Burch: The Forgotten Space

Projections Series

Summary The Forgotten Space is the sea, that immense space through which nearly ninety percent of the world’s cargo now […]

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Emmanuelle Léonard, <i>Postcard from Bexhill-on-Sea</i>, 2014
06.01.2015 to 08.02.2015

Partial extension of La Biennale at the MAC

BNLMTL 2014, L'avenir (looking forward)

Those who haven’t had a chance to visit the 2014 edition of La Biennale de Montréal will be happy to […]

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Nicolas Baier, <i>Eternity</i>, 2014
22.10.2014 to 04.01.2015

La Biennale de Montréal

BNLMTL 2014, L'avenir (looking forward)

L’avenir (looking forward) examines recent developments in contemporary art in relationship to speculation, futurity and the history of future projection, and […]

Learn more about: La Biennale de Montréal