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 / SOCAN
(2022).

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 / SOCAN (2021). 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 / SOCAN (2021). 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 / SOCAN (2021). Photo archives Catalogue raisonné de Jean Paul Riopelle “Icebergs are like ice cubes in a glass, soaking up all the colours around them.” – Jean Paul Riopelle,…

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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 / SOCAN (2021). 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 / SOCAN (2020)

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