100th Anniversary of the Birth of Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002): Riopelle’s Centenary Spreads its Wings in France

Featuring a multitude of artistic disciplines, the celebrations of Jean Paul Riopelle’s centenary will extend across the French-speaking world, including to France, where the renowned Canadian artist spent nearly half his life, starting in the summer of 2023 and continuing throughout the coming year….

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100th Anniversary of the Birth of Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002): Riopelle’s Centenary Spreads its Wings in France
The official work of Jean Paul Riopelle’s centenary celebrations: Point de rencontre – Quintette (polyptych), 1963. Oil on canvas, 428 x 564 cm (5 panels). Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris. Inv. FNAC 90069. © Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle / COVA-DAAV / ADAGP (2023). Photo MMFA, Jean-François Brière.

Riopelle Dialogues: Nine cultural mediation projects soon to be deployed across Canada

The Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Canadian Heritage and Culture pour tous, is proud to announce the Canadian artists who have been selected to realize 9 cultural mediation projects as part of the Riopelle Dialogues Program, one of the most ambitious cultural mediation programs ever seen in Canada….

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Riopelle Dialogues: Nine cultural mediation projects soon to be deployed across Canada

Riopelle’s Centenary: Celebrations Officially Launched

As today marks the 99th anniversary of Jean Paul Riopelle’s birth, the Riopelle Foundation and its prestigious partners are officially kicking off five seasons of festivities with the unveiling of new cultural projects that will honour the world-renowned Canadian artist to the four corners of his native province, Quebec, during the centenary year….

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Riopelle’s Centenary: Celebrations Officially Launched
Riopelle, circa 1956. Photo from the archives of the Catalogue raisonné de Jean Paul Riopelle, directed by Yseult Riopelle.

Launch of Riopelle Studio

A New Free Educational, Interactive Platform to Bring Riopelle to Canadian Schools
Riopelle Studio Will Allow Tens of Thousands of Students to Immerse Themselves in the Artist’s Vast Universe on the Occasion of His Centenary Celebrations…

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Launch of Riopelle Studio

Future Espace Riopelle at MNBAQ: Les Architectes FABG wins the architecture competition

Quebec City, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 tt The Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) is pleased to unveil the winning preliminary design and firm of the architecture competition for the future Espace Riopelle, which will house the world’s largest public collection of works by Jean Paul Riopelle, slated for inauguration between the end of 2025 and the beginning of 2026……

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Future Espace Riopelle at MNBAQ: Les Architectes FABG wins the architecture competition

Canada-Wide Call for Projects | Dialogues Program

On the eve of the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of world-renowned Canadian artist Jean Paul Riopelle, the Riopelle Foundation is launching a vast, pan-Canadian cultural mediation program in partnership with Culture pour tous: Dialogues: Encounters with Riopelle’s Oeuvre from Sea to Sea….

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Canada-Wide Call for Projects | Dialogues Program

Riopelle: More Alive Than Ever

– 20 Years Later: More Alive Than Ever 
– Riopelle’s Centenary: A Year of Celebrations
– A New Home for Riopelle
– A Special Gift for Québec’s Public Libraries
– Borduas & Riopelle Reunited at MNBAQ
– Joan Mitchell on the Silver Screen
– Tell Us Your Stories About Riopelle
– Riopelle Around the World…

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Riopelle: More Alive Than Ever
Printemps, 1952.
Oil on canvas, 96,5 x 130,2 cm.
© Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle / Copyright Visuals Arts - CARCC / ADAGP (2023)
(2022).

Official Program of Jean Paul Riopelle’s Centenary Celebrations

The Riopelle Foundation unveils major projects bringing together a host of renowned partners, the theme of the centenary year as well as the composition of its international committee…

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Official Program of Jean Paul Riopelle’s Centenary Celebrations

2023: Riopelle’s Cultural Theme Year… “One With Nature”

NEWS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Official video of Riopelle’s Centenary Celebrations Official Program of Jean Paul Riopelle’s Centenary Celebrations: 2023: Riopelle’s Cultural Theme Year… “One With Nature” The Riopelle Foundation unveils major projects bringing together a host of renowned partners, the theme of the centenary year as well as the composition of its international committee MONTREAL,…

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2023: Riopelle’s Cultural Theme Year… “One With Nature”
The official masterpiece of Jean Paul Riopelle's Centenary Celebrations:
Point de rencontre – Quintette (polyptych), 1963. Oil on canvas, 428 x 564 cm (5 panels).
Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris. Inv. FNAC 90069.
© Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle / Copyright Visuals Arts - CARCC / ADAGP (2023). Photo MMFA, Jean-François Brière.

Historic Donation Worth Over $120 Million to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

NEWS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE A World-Class Legacy Project in view of Jean Paul Riopelle’s Centenary Celebrations: Historic Donation Worth Over $120 Million to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec The Government of Quebec allocates $20 million for the construction of a new pavilion dedicated to the works of the legendary Canadian artist Défilé, 1950,…

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Historic Donation Worth Over $120 Million to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
Défilé, 1950, Oil on canvas, 100 x 165 cm. © Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle / Copyright Visuals Arts - CARCC / ADAGP (2023). Donated by Pierre Lassonde, C.M., G.O.Q.

Giant Mural Planned at the Heart of Downtown Montreal to Celebrate Jean Paul Riopelle’s Centenary in 2023

Riopelle Foundation, City of Montreal, MU and Tourisme Montréal join forces to honour the legendary Montreal-born artist, alongside other great cultural builders such as Leonard Cohen. MONTREAL, September 24, 2021 – Almost a year ahead of the official start of Jean Paul Riopelle’s Centenary Celebrations, of which the theme and major projects will be made…

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Giant Mural Planned at the Heart of Downtown Montreal to Celebrate Jean Paul Riopelle’s Centenary in 2023
From left to right: Manuela Goya, vice-president, development of the destination and public affairs at Tourisme Montréal; Manon Gauthier, executive director of the Riopelle Foundation; Yseult Riopelle, chair of the jury, commissioner emeritus of the Centenary Celebrations, co-founder of the Riopelle Foundation, author of the Catalogue raisonné de Jean Paul Riopelle and daughter of the artist; and Elizabeth-Ann Doyle, co-founder, executive and artistic director of MU, in front of the building where the monumental mural will be realized over the next year in tribute to Jean Paul Riopelle. Photo credit: Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation.

News Release: Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jean Paul Riopelle

Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation and Concordia University partner to collect oral history about the iconic Canadian painter MONTREAL, May 17, 2021 – As a lead-up to the 100th anniversary of the birth of artist Jean Paul Riopelle in 2023, the Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation and Concordia University have teamed up for an ambitious project: to…

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News Release: Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jean Paul Riopelle
Lea Kabiljo, experte en histoire orale et doctorante au département d’éducation artistique de l’Université Concordia. Crédit photo: Marc Bourcier / Université Concordia.

Exclusive News – Winter 2021

Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002), Cap au nord, 1977, oil on canvas, 200 x 301 cm. Collection of Huguette Vachon. © Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle / Copyright Visuals Arts – CARCC / ADAGP (2023). Photo archives Catalogue raisonné de Jean Paul Riopelle “Icebergs are like ice cubes in a glass, soaking up all the colours…

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Exclusive News – Winter 2021
Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002), Cap au nord, 1977, oil on canvas, 200 x 301 cm. Collection of Huguette Vachon. © Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle / Copyright Visuals Arts - CARCC / ADAGP (2023). Photo archives Catalogue raisonné de Jean Paul Riopelle

NEWS FROM THE RIOPELLE FOUNDATION FALL 2020

Jean Paul Riopelle is considered one of Canada’s most important and prolific artists of the 20th century. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures, which will run at the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) from November 21, 2020 to March 21, 2021, this catalogue takes a fresh look at the approach of this Québec painter and sculptor to reveal the prevalent influence of the North and Indigenous cultures on his body of work….

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NEWS FROM THE RIOPELLE FOUNDATION FALL 2020
F, vers 1981, sérigraphie originale en couleur réalisée pour la Fondation Jean Paul Riopelle
Stonehenge 106,75 x 75 cm
123 exemplaires dont 100 numérotés 1/100 - 100/100
© Succession Jean Paul Riopelle / Droits d’auteur arts visuels - CARCC / ADAGP (2023)

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