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1961

Posthumous Tribute: 1961

February 17 – April 9

The Hague, Netherlands. Collectic Thompson Uit Pittsburgh, at the Gemeentemuseum. Borduas presented:

  • Silence instantané, 1957.
April 15 - May 12

Montreal, Canada. Des artistes de chez nous, at La Brasserie Molson du Québec Limitée. Borduas had:

  • 5. Épanouissement, 1956.
July - October

Venice, Italy. Arte e contemplazione, organized by the Centro internazionale delle Arti e del Costume, at the Palazzo Grassi. Jean Leymarie cited Borduas as an initiator of new artistic movement in his country, who died discreetly in Paris last year after a stay in the U.S.A. (Leymarie, Art et Contemplation au Palais Grassi a Venise, Quadrum, XI, 1961). A catalogue was published without numbers for the entries. Borduas presented:

  • Cinq barres noires, n.d.
  • Sans titre, n.d.
  • Fond blanc – dessin noir, n.d.
  • Fond blanc - deux barres noires, n.d.
  • Fond blanc, n.d.
  • Composition rouge et noir, n.d.
  • Symphonie en damiers blancs, n.d.
  • Fond blanc, n.d.
September 29 - October 29

Manchester, England. Canadian Trio: Paul-Emile Borduas, William Newcombe, Jean-Paul Riopelle presented at the Manchester City Art Gallery under the auspices of the Manchester Institute of Contemporary Arts. A catalogue was published. Borduas presented:

  • 1. La Passe (au nid d’avions), 1950
  • 2. Graphisme, 1955; 3. Persistance des noirs, 1955
  • 4. Clapotis blanc et rose, 1956
  • 5. Vigilance grise, 1956
  • 6. Cascade verticale, 1956
  • 7. Fragments d’armure, 1957
  • 8. Sans titre, 1958.