Marcelle FERRON

Marcelle Ferron was born to Louiseville, Quebec, in 1924 and died in 2001 in Montreal. Following his expulsion from the École des beaux-arts de Québec, where she studied with Jean-Paul Lemieux, she moved to Montreal and became friends with the artists of the movement Automatiste, those same who will lead painting to abstraction. Cosignatory in 1948 of the Refus Global, with Paul-Émile Borduas, Jean Paul Riopelle, Françoise Sullivan, Pierre Gauvreau, Fernand Leduc and Marcel Barbeau, Marcelle Ferron Ferron has become one of the most important artists of the Quebec modernity. The works of Marcelle Ferron’s works have appeared, in particular in the exhibition The Automatiste Revolution: Montreal 1941-1960, organized in 2009 by the Varley Art Gallery of Markham, in Ontario and then presented at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, United States, in 2010, as well as at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton in 2012, and at the Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon , in 2013.

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