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1971-1975

Posthumous Tribute: 1971-1975

1971

Traveling exhibition. “A Tribute to Samuel J. Zacks from the Sam and Ayala Zacks Collection”, at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (May 21 – June 27); presented after at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2 – 31 ?).

  • 47. Silence magnétique, 1957

Traveling exhibition. “Gift from the Douglas M. Duncan Collection and the Milne-Duncan Bequest”, at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON (March 5 – April 4); at McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (1st – May 31,); at the Robert McLaughin Gallery, Oshawa, ON (June 15 – July 15); at Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, (1st – August 31); at Memorial University, Saint-John, NL (September 15 – October 15); at the Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, QC ( 1st - November 30); at Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON (December 15 – January 15, 1972); at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, MB (1st – February 1972); at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC (March 15 – April 15, 1972); at the Glenbow-Alberta Institute, Calgary, AB (1st – May 31, 1972); at the Edmonton Art Gallery, AB (June 15 – July 15, 1972); at the Mendel Art Gallery, SK, Saskatchewan (1st – August 31, 1972); at the Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK (September 15 – October 15, 1972); and at the Rothmans Art Gallery of Stratford, ON (1st – November 30, 1972). Borduas had two paintings:

  • 5. Mirage dans la plaine, 1954
  • 14. Les arènes de Lutèce, 1953
December 2 – January 16, 1972

Traveling exhibition. "Borduas et les Automatistes, Montréal, 1942 – 1955", at the Galerie nationale du Grand Palais, Paris; and at the Musée d’art contemporain, Montréal, QC. Borduas had:

  • 13. Composition (Figure athénienne), 1942
  • 14. Cimetière marin, 1942
  • 15. Printemps, 1942
  • 16. Le bateau fantasque, 1942
  • 17. Phare l’évêque, 1942
  • 18. Composition (La machine à coudre), 1942
  • 19. Tête de coq, 1942
  • 20. Arabesque, 1942
  • 21. La cavale infernale, 1943
  • 22. Glaïeul de flamme, 1943
  • 23. Viol aux confins de la matière, 1943
  • 24. Poisson rouge, 1945
  • 25. État d’âme, 1945
  • 26. Un (= Climat mexicain)
  • 27. Les parachutes végétaux, 1947
  • 28. Envolée de l’épouvantail, 1947
  • 29, Sous le vent de l’île, 1948 (sic for 1947)
  • 30. Joie lacustre, 1948
  • 31. Morning Candelabra, 1948
  • 32. Les yeux de cerise d’une nuit d’hiver, 1950
  • 33. Faune de cristal, 1950
  • 34. Les signes s’envolent, 1953
  • 35. Baiser insolite, 1953 (sic for 1958)
  • 36. Figure aux oiseaux, 1953
  • 37. Les boucliers, 1953
  • 38. Sans titre (=Miroir de givre), 1954
  • 39. Plante généreuse, 1954
  • 40. Sans titre, 1954
  • 41. À la pointe de la falaise, 1954
  • 42. Mouvements contrariés, 1954
  • 43. Translucidité, 1955
  • 44. Souriante, 1955
  • 45. Pulsation, 1955
  • 46. Carnet de Bal, 1955

1972

January 14 – February ?

Montreal, Quebec. “L’art du XXe siècle”, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Borduas had ?

Taveling exhibition. “The Borduas Collection”, presented at The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (August 1 – 27); at Le Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal, QC (October 2 – November 25, 1973); at the Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, Nb (January 15 – February 15, 1974); at Anna Leonowens Gallery, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS (March 1st- March 31, 1974); at Le Centre Culturel, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC ( April 15 – May 15, 1974); Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK (June 1st – June 30, 1974); at the London Public Library and Art Museum, ON (July 15 – August 15, 1974); and at Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, ON (September 1st – September 30, 1974). Borduas had:

  • 1, 2, and 3. Sans titre, 1942
  • 4. Sans titre (La grimace), 1943
  • 5. Sans titre, 1943
  • 6. L’éternelle Amérique, 1946
  • 7. Les carnavals des objets délaissés, 1949
  • 8. Composition, 1953
  • 9. Les pins incendiés, 1954
  • 10. La magie des signes, 1954
  • 11. Sans titre (Vert et noir), 1954
  • 12. Sans titre (Déchets), n. d.
  • 13. L’étang recouvert de givre, 1954
  • 14. Pâques, 1954
  • 15. Blanc solide, 1954
  • 16. Brunes figures, 1954
  • 17. Composition, 1954-1955
  • 18 and 19. Sans titre, 1955
  • 20. Composition en blanc, n.d.
  • 21. Sans titre, n.d.
  • 22 and 23. Différentes compositions, n. d.
  • 24. Barres roses, cinq taches noires, n. d.
  • 25. Composition, 1956-1957
  • 26. Fond blanc, 1957
  • 27. Composition en noir et blanc, n. d.
  • 28. Composition, 1958
  • 29. Symphonie en noir, en blanc et en brun, n. d.
  • 30. Composition en gris et blanc, 1958
  • 31. Fond blanc, barre noire, n.d.
  • 32. Trois taches noires, barres roses et grises, n. d.
  • 33. Fond blanc deux barres noires, n.d.
  • 34. Fond blanc, taches noires et marron, n.d.
  • 35. Fond blanc, taches noires, n.d.
  • 36. Fond blanc, n.d.
  • 37. Tache noire, n.d.
  • 38. Sans titre, 1958
  • 39. Composition, n. d.
  • 40. Fond blanc, grandes barres noires, n.d.
  • 41. Symphonie en noir, n. d.
  • 42. Fond blanc, bord noir, n.d.
  • 43. Fond blanc, trois taches noires, n. d.
  • 44. Portrait en blanc, quatre taches noires, 1958-1959
  • 45. Fond blanc, trois taches noires, c. 1958
  • 46. Fond blanc, deux barres noires, n.d.
  • 47. Composition, c. 1959
  • 48 and 49. Sans titre, n.d.
  • 50. Composition, c. 1959
  • 51, Sans titre (Noir et bleu), c. 1959
  • 52. Cinq barres noires, n. d.
  • 53. Composition, 1959
  • 54. Composition en noir et vert, 1960
  • 55. Twenty-one drawings in black ink on parts of Gitanes cigarette packages, n. d.

1973

Traveling exhibition. “Painters of Quebec: Maurice and Andrée Corbeil Collection/Peintres du Québec: Collection Maurice et Andrée Corbeil”, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, QC (March 30 – April 20); at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON (May 11 – June 10, 1973). Borduas was represented by:

  • 70. Composition (= No 8 or Le Félin s’amusant), 1942
  • 71. Fête à la lune, 1948
  • 72. Tango, 1955

1974

June 20 – September 2

Montreal, Quebec. “Les Arts du Québec”, at Terre des Hommes, Pavillon du Québec. Borduas had:

  • 10. Épanouissement, 1956
(???)

Saskatoon, Saskatewan. “Saskatoon collects”, at the Mendel Art Gallery (n.d.). Borduas had:

  • Modulations aux points noirs, 1955

1975

(???)-

“Canadian Painting in the thirties/La peinture canadienne des années trente”, presented at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON; have circulated at: Vancouver Art Gallery, BC; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON; a reduced version circulated at the Glenbow-Alberta Institute, Calgary, AB; at the Edmonton Art Gallery, AB; at the Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, SK; at the Musée d’art contemporain, Montreal, QC. Borduas had:

  • 109. Portrait de Maurice Gagnon, 1937
October 20 - 21

“Important Canadian Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours, Books and Prints of the 19th and 20th Centuries”, at Sotheby’s Ltd. Borduas had:

  • 64. Combustion, 1957
  • 143. La crèche (=2.46 or Jéroboam), 1946
December 5, 1975 – January 18, 1976

The “Collective Unconscious: American and Canadian Art, 1940-1950”, at the Edmonton Art Gallery, AB. Borduas had:

  • Léda, le Cygne et le Serpent, 1943
  • Espagne, 1945
  • L’Oiseau déchiffrant un hiéroglyphe, 1943
  • Parachutes végétaux, 1947
December 12, 1975 – February 1st, 1976

“The Ontario community collects: a survey of Canadian painting from 1766 to the present”, presented at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; then has circulated in Ontario: at the Sarnia Public Library and Art Gallery (February 27, 1976 – March 24); at the Art Gallery of Winsor, March 21-April26); at St. Catherines and District Arts Council, Rodman Hall (May 7 – May 30); at London Public Library and Art Museum (June 4 – June 27); the Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery and Museum of Fine Art, Owen Sound (July 8 – July 28); at the Art Gallery of Hamilton (August 6 – August 27); at the Robert McLaughin Gallery, Oshawa (September 3 – October 5); at the Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury (October 12 – October 31); at the Gallery, Stratford (November 5 – November 28); at University of Guelph Art Gallery (December 3 – December 28); and at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery (January 6 – January 30, 1977). Borduas work shown was:

  • Souriante, 1955