PIERRE GENDRON “LE TOURBILLON”, 1963
Pierre Gendron (b. 1934) is an esteemed Québécois abstract painter who established his reputation at the beginning of the 1960s in Montreal.
Gendron had an important and defining séjour in Paris during 1958-1960 and was highly influenced by both the music and art scene.
This painting is a paradigm of Gendron’s work from the 1960s. With the surface variations from thick, opaque coverage to translucent strokes, Gendron creates a striking abstraction with his signature palette of the period, including reds, ochres, blacks, and whites.
Today Gendron’s work can be found in collections across Canada, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and the Province of Quebec Museum.
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Oil on canvas
Signed and dated by artist bottom right and verso
Detailed condition report by request
Note: price $6,500 CAD
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