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Une pratique contemporaine du pastel

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Length

1h30

Language

French

Audience

Adults

Type of activity

Lecture

Mode

In Person

Free (service charge applies)

Wednesday September 28, 2022 at 05:30 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Nicolas Party : L’heure mauve, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has invited art historian Isabelle Masse to discuss the materiality and technique of pastel, as well as the connections the work of Party has forged with the history of the medium. The lecture will, in particular, examine the artistic issues raised by the practice of pastel in a contemporary context.

Speaker: Isabelle Masse, art historian and post-doctoral fellow at the Centre de recherche Cultures – Arts – Sociétés (CELAT) of Université Laval

 

This lecture was funded in part by the Quebec Government, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des arts de Montréal.

 

About the speaker

Isabelle Masse is a post-doctoral fellow at Université Laval’s Centre de recherche Cultures – Arts – Sociétés (CELAT). After defending a doctoral thesis in Art History at McGill University in 2019, she completed an initial post-doctoral program in the departments of Art History at UCLA (2019–2021) and Concordia University (2020), funded by the FRQSC, Quebec’s research funding agency for the social sciences and humanities. She specializes in the graphic arts of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and has additional expertise in contemporary photography. Her doctoral dissertation, “Portrait of the Medium, Medium of the Portrait: The ‘Historical Specificities’ of Pastel in the Long Eighteenth Century,” explored the ways in which eighteenth-century discourses and art practices perceived the nature of pastel.

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