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Jean Paul Riopelle, First artistic memories, 1931
VISUAL ARTS: CREATION OF THE JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE FOUNDATION A celebration of the visionary artist Riopelle - an icon of freedom and creativity - as we approach the centenary of his birth in 2023
Montréal, October 3, 2019 – Michael Audain, O.C., O.B.C., Chairman of the Board of Directors, announces the creation of the Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation as a tribute to one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Born in Montréal in 1923, Jean Paul Riopelle cherished the dream of seeing his artwork inspire future generations of artists to explore, innovate and surpass their creative potential.