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.
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.
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.
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.
Showcasing close to a fifty works-paintings, drawings, films and technological pieces-this retrospective exhibition will take a look at Edmund Alleyn’s output from the late 1950s until the early 2000s. A selection of works not previously shown will also be presented.