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Extreme Painting: Brushes with Greatness

An Online Supplement to the Summer 2010 Print Edition of Canadian Art
Wil Murray <i>Run Through Candy Floss Fields Forever</i> 2005 - During
Wil Murray Run Through Candy Floss Fields Forever 2005 - During "Extreme Painting" Murray will show at Galerie René Blouin Jul 10 to Aug 21 / photo Guy L’Heureux

Wil Murray Run Through Candy Floss Fields Forever 2005 - During "Extreme Painting" Murray will show at Galerie René Blouin Jul 10 to Aug 21 / photo Guy L’Heureux



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With hometown art heroes such as Borduas, Riopelle, Gagnon, Tousignant, Letendre and Leduc, Montreal is often thought of as a Canadian capital of abstract painting. That reputation gets an update this summer with the exhibition series “Extreme Painting,” which bridges shows at 16 commercial galleries across the city. Here, details on each gallery's contribution and a portfolio complements John Bentley Mays' feature on the exciting event in our summer issue.

Galerie D'Este - Jean-Pierre Ruel, Ángel Mateo Charris, Paul Bourgault, Drew Simpson and Costa Dvorezky, July 14 to August 15

Galerie Division – Dave and Jenn, Kim Dorland, Andre Ethier, Martin Golland, Ufuk Gueray, Mathieu Lefevre, Erica Mendritzki and Allison Schulnik, June 10 to Aug 14

Galerie Dominique Bouffard - David Lafrance and David Arseneau, June 16 to July 4; Sébastian Maltais and guest, July 7 to 25

Galerie Donald Browne – Paul Bureau, June 19 to Aug 21

Galerie Joyce Yahouda - Mathieu Beauséjour, Simon Bilodeau, Amélie Guérin, Benjamin Klein, Céline B. La Terreur, Mathieu Lefevre, Adrian Norvid, Savannah Lou, Britanny Pratt and Alana Riley, June 17 to September 25

Galerie Lilian Rodriguez - François Simard, Sylvain Cousineau, Carlos Gorriarena and Louis-Philippe Côté, June 12 to July 24

Galerie Orange - Sophie Privé, Eveline Boulva, Pierre Durette, Alexis Lavoie, Jean-Benoît Pouliot, Martin Bureau, Ianick Raymond, Rafael Sottolichio, Francine Simonin and Denis Pellerin, June 30 to August 1

Galerie Pangée – Joseph Arthur, June 16 to July 4; Jason Botkin, July 8 to 26; Stephen Shellenberger and Jody Hargreaves, July 28 to August 16

Galerie PUSH - Patrick Lundeen, July 22 to September 4

Galerie René Blouin - Kim Dorland, Wil Murray and Chris Kline, July 10 to August 21

Galerie Roger Bellemare - Marcel Barbeau, Roger Bellemare, Mathieu Gaudet, Fernand Leduc, Gerhard Richter and Ben Vautier, June 26 to July 24

Galerie Simon Blais – Serge Lemoyne, June 9 to Aug 7

Galerie Trois Points - Natalie Reis, Clint Griffin, James Olley, Scott Everingham and Cécile Ronc, June 5 to August 15

Han Art – Claude Tousignant, Serge Lemoyne, Leopold Plotek, Dominic Couturier and Francois LeTourneux, June 5 to July 10

Parisian Laundry – “Summertime in Paris: Extreme Painting,” July 22 to August 28

Projex-Mtl Galerie - Mauricio Limón, Emilio Chapela-Perez, Yves Tessier, John Marok, Peter Schuyff and Sean Montgomery, June 16 to July 31

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This article was first published online on June 10, 2010.

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