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1966-1970

Posthumous Tribute: 1966-1970

1966

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Quebec City, Quebec. “Peinture vivante du Québec: vingt-cinq ans de libération de l'œil et du geste” at the Musée du Québec. A catalogue was published. Borduas had:

  • 11. Portrait de Mme M. G., 1941
  • 12. Le Corsage Mauve, 1941

Traveling exhibition. “Masterpieces from Montreal: Selected Paintings from the Collection of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts” at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL (January 10 – February 13); at the City Art Museum of Saint Louis, MO (n.d.); at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (March 15 – August 21, 1966); at the Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, NY (May 6 – June 25, 1966); at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC (July 9 – August 21, 1966); at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA (September 15 – October 23); at the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, OH (November 10 – December 26); at the Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (January 24 – March 5, 1967); at the Gallery of Modern Art and The Huntington Hartford Collection, New York, NY (March 28 – April 30, 1967).

1967

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Charlottetown, New Brunswick. The "Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Band" exhibition is presented at the Confederation Art Gallery and Museum.

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Traveling exhibition. “Ten Canadians. Ten Decades. 1867-1967”, at the Rothman’s Art Gallery, Srattford, ON. A catalogue was published. Borduas had:

  • 41. Deux figures au plateau, 1948
  • 43. Les Boucliers (enchantés), 1953
  • 42, Sans titre, 1952
  • 44. Les signes s’envolent, 1953
  • 45. Sea Gull, 1956

The exhibition was then presented at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC (April 25 – May 14), with a different content and at the New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, NB (n.d.).:

  • 48. Sea Gull, 1956
  • 49. Les Boucliers (enchantés), 1953
  • 50. Souriante, 1955

Traveling exhibition. "Paul-Emile Borduas 1905-1960" at the Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, N.H. (January 6 – 29); and at the Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (February 3–March 5). A catalogue was published. Borduas had:

  • 1. Untitled, 1942
  • 2. La Madonne au pamplemousse, 1942
  • 3. L’oiseau déchiffrant un hiéroglyphe, 1943
  • 4. Deux arbres dans la nuit, 1943
  • 5. L’éternelle Amérique, 1946
  • 6. Le danseur, 1947
  • 7. Morning candelabra, 1948
  • 8. Le Carnaval des objets délaissés, 1949
  • 9. Composition, 1949
  • 10. La colonne se brise, 1950
  • 11. Floraison massive, 1951
  • 12. Les Boucliers, 1953
  • 13. Figure aux oiseaux, 1953
  • 14. Jardin sous la neige, 1954
  • 15. La Guignolée, 1954
  • 16. Blancs printaniers, 1954
  • 17. Forces étrangères, 1954
  • 18. Composition (12), 1955
  • 19. La plume brune, 1955
  • 20. Figures schématiques, 1956
  • 21. Le chant de la pierre, 1956
  • 22. Ramages, 1956
  • 23. Composition (46), 1956-7
  • 24. Fence and defense, 1958
  • 25. Composition, c. 1958
  • 26. Les Pins incendiés, 1958
  • 27. Gris sur gris, c. 1958
  • 28. Abstract in blue, c. 1959
  • 29. Composition (6), c. 1959
  • 30. Composition (44), c. 1959
  • 31. Composition (64), c. 1959
  • 32. Composition (24), c. 1959

Traveling exhibition. “Canadian Painting / La peinture canadienne 1850-1950” organized by the National Gallery of Canada, presented at at the Willistead Art Gallery in Windsor, ON (January 8-February 12); at the London Art Gallery in London, ON (February 17 – March 26); in Hamilton, ON (n.d.); at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON (May 12 –June 10); at the Rothmans Art Gallery in Stratford, ON (June 16 – July 30); at the Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon, SK (August 9 – September 9); at the Edmonton Art Gallery, AB (September 15 – October 10); at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC (October 20 – November 18); at the Confederation Art Centre in Charlottetown, PE (November 30 – December 30), at the New Brunswick Museum in Saint John, NB (January 15 – February 15, 1969), at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB, (February?) and Musée du Québec City, QC (March 15 – April 14, 1969). Borduas had:

  • 60. Parachutes végétaux, 1949
March 30 – April 30

Montreal, Quebec. “Salons du Printemps. Lauréats. 1908-1965” at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Borduas had:

  • Réunion des trophées, 1949.
April 28 – October 17

Montreal, Quebec. “La Peinture au Canada”, organized by the National Gallery of Canada, and presented in the Canada Pavilion at Expo 67. Borduas had:

  • Chatoiement, 1956.
April 28 – October 27

Montreal, Quebec. "Terre des hommes: exposition internationale des beaux-arts/Man and his World: International Fine Arts Exhibition", Expo 67. Borduas had:

  • 142. L’Étoile noire, 1957.
May – August

Montreal, Quebec. "Panorama de la peinture au Québec, 1940-1966: mai-août 1967", organized by the Ministère des Affaires Culturelles du Québec and presented at the Musée d’art contemporain. A catalogue was published. Borduas had under "Panorama I: 1940-55":

  • 11. Viol aux confins de la matière, 1943
  • 12. Etat d'âme, 1945
  • 13. Les carnavals des objects délaissés, 1949
  • 14. Lézardes fleuries, 1953
  • 15, Carnet de bal, 1955
  • 16. Composition No. 12, 1955

Under "Panorama II: 1955-66" Borduas had:

  • 14. Fond blanc deux barres noires (Composition No. 26), 1959
  • 15. Fond blanc trois taches, 1959
  • 16. Monochrome gris, 1958
  • 17. Noir et blanc, n.d.
  • 18. Taches rouilles - noir banc, n.d.
  • 19. Composition, 1958
  • 20. Composition No. 3, 1959
  • 21. Composition bleu, blanc, noir, 1959
  • 22. Fond blanc, noir, vert, 1959
  • 23. Vert fond blanc (Composition No. 44), 1959
  • 24. Dernier tableau du maître (Composition No. 69), 1960
May 3 – October 18

Quebec City, Quebec. “Borduas — Ozias Leduc” at the Musée du Québec . Borduas had:

  • 1. 9.46 or L’éternelle Amérique, 1946
  • 2. Joute dans l’arc-en-ciel apache, 1949
  • 3. Composition, n.d.
  • 4. Cinq barres noires, 1958-1959
  • 5. Composition, n.d.
  • 6. Pierre angulaire, 1959
  • 7. Portrait blanc, quatre taches noires, n.d.
  • 8. Composition, n.d.
  • 9. Pâques, 1954
  • 10. Pierres angulaires, 1958
May 12 – September 17

Ottawa, Ontario. “Trois cents ans d’art canadien” at the National Gallery of Canada to celebrate Canada’s Centenary of Confederation. Borduas had:

  • 253. La femme au bijou, 1945
  • 261. Cimetière marin, 1942
  • 264. La Cavale infernale, 1943
  • 273. Sous le vent de l'île, 1947
  • 278. L'Éruption imprévue, 1950-1951
  • 291. Terre vierge, 1955
  • 296. 3 + 4 + 1, 1956
  • 311. Composition, 1959
June 30-Augiust 30

Montreal, Quebec. “Paul-Émile Borduas, peintre” at the Maison des arts La Sauvegarde. The paintings exhibited were:

  • 1. Synthèse d'un paysage de St-Hilaire, 1932
  • 2. La rue Montana (sic), 1937
  • 3. Portrait de Thérèse G. Beaugrand, 1943-1944
  • 4. Les écureuils, 1943
  • 5. La tour émergée (sic), 1950
  • 6. Nu vert, 1945
  • 7. L'île enchantée, 1945
  • 8 and 9. Composition, 1942
  • 10. Phare L'Évêque, 1942
  • 11. Cloche d'alarme, 1950
  • 12. Composition, n.d.
  • 13. Neiges rebondissantes, 1954
  • 14. L'essaim de traits, 1950
  • 15. Quatre miniatures, n.d.
  • 16. Livres sur linoléum, n.d.
  • 17. Les oiseaux, 1942
  • 18. Paysage, 1942
  • 19. Nature morte, 1942
  • 20. Fresque en plâtre, n.d.
  • 21. Bateau et filet, (photographie), 1938
  • 22. Portrait d'adolescente, 1937
  • 23. La Pâque nouvelle, 1948
  • 24. Onde brune, 1955; 25. Sans titre, n.d.
  • 26. Rouge, 1951
  • 27. Tête de coq, 1942
  • 28. Plante généreuse, 1954
  • 29. Les raisins verts, 1941
  • 30. Fond blanc, arabesque, n. d.
  • 31. Monochrome, 1958
  • 32. Monochrome gris, 1958
  • 33. Blanc, tache noire et marron, 1957
  • 34. Mushroom, 1957
  • 35. Fond blanc, 1956
  • 36. Symphonie en blanc, noir, marron, 1957
  • 37 and 38. Composition, n.d.
October 17 –November 18

New York, New York. “Seventeen Loves” at the Martha Jackson Gallery. Borduas had:

  • Silence instantané, 1957

1968

Traveling exhibition. “J.S. McLean Collection of Canadian Painting” presented first at Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (Septembre 19 – October 20); and at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, Charlottetown, PE (November 1 – December 1); at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB (December 13 – January 12, 1969); at the London Public Library and Art Museum, London, ON (January 24 – February 23, 1969); at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB (March 7 – April 6, 1969); at the Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon, SK (April 18 – May 18, 1969); at the Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK (May 30 – June 29, 1969); at the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB (July 5 – September 13) and at Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC (September 23 – October 26, 1969). Borduas had:

  • 3. La Prison des crimes joyeux, 1948
  • 4. À la falaise de la voie lactée, 1950
  • 5. La Plante héroïque, 1950
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Toronto, Ontario. “Canadian Group of Painters” at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Borduas had

  • 2. Épanouissement, 1956

1969

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Toronto, Ontario. The "Canadian Group of Painters" exhibition is held at the Art Gallery of Ontario (Gagnon, 1988, p. 473).

January 15 - February 15

Traveling exhibition. Re-presentation of the "Canadian Painting/La peinture canadienne 1850-1950" at the New Brunswick Museum in Saint John, NB . First shown in Windsor, ON, in January 1967, the exhibition will circulate until March 1968 to nine Canadian cities including: Fredericton, NB, and Quebec City, QC. The Borduas work Parachutes végétaux, 1949, was exhibited under no. 60 (Gagnon, 1988, p. 473).

Traveling exhibition. “Canada art d’aujourd’hui,” presented at the Musée national d’art moderne in Paris (January-February) and will circulate until October 1968 to the following European cities: at the Galleria nazionale di arte moderna, Rome (May 17 – June 16), at the Palais de Rumine, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, (July 16 – August 25), and at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (September - October).