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  • Art Gallery of Guelph 358 Gordon Street Guelph, ON, N1G 1Y1 Canada (map)

Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, ON

Opening: January 18th, 2017

Exhibition on view from January 19 - April 2


Contrarieties & Counterpoints: Recent Paintings by Melanie Authier is a touring solo

exhibition curated by Robert Enright. Authier's abstract paintings present a brimming

jostle of pictorial oppositions that draw upon an expansive archive of expressionist

and hard-edge histories. This project foregrounds Authier's recent canvases as well as

works on paper, and is accompanied by a bilingual catalogue that includes an

interview with Robert Enright, and essays by Sky Goodden, Sarah Milroy and Ola

Wlusek. The Thames Art Gallery is one of 7 confirmed venues across Canada.    


The full tour schedule is as follows:

Thames Art Gallery                                                   July 15 - September 11, 2016

Ottawa Art Gallery                                                   October 6, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Art Gallery of Guelph                                               January 19 - April 2, 2017

Kenderdine Art Gallery, Saskatoon                          May - August 2017

Galerie de I’UQAM, Montreal                                    October - December 2017

MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax                                         January - March 2018

Musee Regional de Rimouski                                     April 2018


*Above image: Scylla and Charybdis -diptych, watercolour and ink on paper, 30" x 44", 2015