I discovered the work of Moe Piuze a few years ago at Papier – Contemporary Art Fair. His artworks, for the last two years, have been part of my Coups de coeur, and it continues! Last week I had the pleasure of visiting, The Design of Our Existences at the Galerie Jean Letarte in old Boucherville. A beautiful walk along my Saint-Lawrence with my Barry, and an inspiring visit inside the whimsical and colorful universe of an artist who describes himself as a ”researcher-handyman”. For those who know me and have seen my recent ”scroll saw” experimentations, you will understand why I wanted to share his wonderful world!
« “The Design of Our Existences” is a project of assemblages crafted from materials often found or donated. It brings together a community of characters who share the common trait of expressing an attempt at self-improvement, self-construction, or existential renovation, with all that implies in terms of heroism and pathos, claimed or denied narcissism, and renewed idealism. It deals with scars and aging through a bricolage aesthetic, conceived as a way of repairing and healing wounds and memories through material and symbolic operations.» Moe Piuze
Until May 14th 2023!
Current Exhibitions …
Le design de nos existences – Moe Piuze – Galerie Jean-Letarte – Boucherville… Until May 14th, 2023
Moe Piuze… J’aurai cherché partout – Musée d’art de Joliette… Until April 30th, 2023
Moe Piuze is represented by Galerie C.O.A of Montreal.
You can also follow him on Instagram
Archives – ”Coups de coeur” – Papier – Contemporary Art Fair
Papier Montreal has changed its name. Plural – Contemporary Art Fair will be held from April 21st to 23rd 2023 at the Grand Quay in the Port of Montreal. Don’t miss it!
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