The Foundation


The Guido Molinari Foundation is currently closed, as we prepare our next exhibition.


The existence of the Foundation originates with a generous legacy from the artist, intended to promote and perpetuate his creative work, notably by converting his last studio located in former bank premises in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood, into an exhibition, conference and documentation centre in which works of art are shown and created, and intended in particular to promote the work of young, emerging artists.

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The Artist and his Work


Guido Molinari was born in 1933 in Montreal, where he studied from time to time between 1948 and 1951 at the École des beaux-arts and at the School of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. He had his first solo show in 1953, at the L’Échourie restaurant, and three years later, exhibited in the United States for the first time. This self-taught artist quickly became the acknowledged master of abstract painting in Canada.

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Available Prints


The Guido Molinari Foundation is currently preparing the catalogue raisonné of the artist’s prints, a corpus of over one hundred works created between 1965 and 2002.
While awaiting its publication, we present a selection of thirty images; a few copies of each are available through the Foundation.

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Events


 

Current

 

The Guido Molinari Foundation is currently closed, as we prepare our next exhibition.


Forthcoming

 

Residency / exhibition with Caroline Cloutier and Marie-Claire Blais
March – April 2020

 


Past

 

Lisette Lemieux
Consonance
September 12 – November 17, 2019

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Thomas Bégin
Exercices de facultés naturelles
June 13 – August 11, 2019

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Françoise Sullivan
Hommages

February 28, 2019 – April 21, 2019

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Spectres on tour !
Maison de la culture de Côte-des-Neiges
Maison de la culture du Plateau Mont-Royal
Stewart Hall Cultural Centre, Pointe-Claire

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