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GUIDE OF MONTREAL'S ART GALLERIES

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SECOND SKIN: THE ART AND WRAP OF OLEK

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The gallery offers a wide selection of Canadian, American and European paintings from XIX century to present day, it sell also "objets d'art" such as Val Saint-Lambert crystal from Belgium and famous Fabergé Eggs. Collection and works of Ginette Beaulieu, Rita Briansky, Ian Funnekotter, Gustave Vidal, George L. Vesper.

Address: 2110, rue Crescent, Montréal (Québec), H3G 2B8. Canada, 514-284-4414

www.brigittedesroches.com

Founded in 1997, Galerie Bernard rapidly made a name in Montreal's cultural landscape. The gallery presents a variety of artistic tendencies, promoting a plastic and pictorial exploration that goes beyond stereotypes. The gallery also offers expert advice on all matters relating to art, including the aesthetic, historic, and market value of fine art, both on a national and international level. Renee Mao Clavet, Rusdi Genest, Margid Hideg, Joseph-Richard Veilleux are among the artists presented in the gallery.

Address: 3926, rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, Québec, Canada H2W 2M2, Tél: 514.277.0770

www.galeriebernard.ca

Le Balcon d'Art was established in 1985 and since then it has been specializing in offering paintings by Quebec and Canadian artists. Le Balcon d'Art is a family owned gallery, offering figurative and some non- figurative art. Gallery's friendly and courteous staff helps the visitors in their choice of art works, framing and insurance evaluations. Restoration of art works is also available. The gallery is close to Old Montreal and Montreal downtown.

Address: 650 Notre-Dame, Saint Lambert, Québec J4P 2L, Tel: 1 450 466 8920

www.balcondart.com

Forthcoming Exhibitions:

October 2 | Martin BLANCHET

November 27 | Lise LABBE

The Armatta gallery is a contemporary photography gallery profiling the artistry of Canadian emerging works. The gallery is privately owned and curated by Robert Armatta who has worked as an art director for more than 15 years. It was in this discipline where he honed his appreciation and selection of photography both as a design element and as pure fine art. Encouraging emerging artists to exhibit their first solo exhibits, Armatta invites the selected artists to exhibit free of charge and any profits are divided in favour of the artist.

Address: 5283-A  Avenue du Parc, Montreal (Quebec),  H2V 4G9

www.armatta.ca

The gallery, located in Mile End, offers works by Guy-Anne Massicotte, Patrick  Rodrigue, Thibo, John Little, Patrick Kinn and other painters of 20th century.

Address: 1108, av. Laurier Ouest, Outremont, Quebec, H2V 2L4, Phone: 514 270 2962, fax: 514 270 7356

www.clarencegagnon.com

Émeraude Art Gallery is located on Saint-Paul Street near the Bonsecours Market (Old Montreal), in a new building of concrete and glass. The gallery's clean architectural lines support its distinctive calling, constituting a space where what is new and contemporary is being made accessible to the public at large. Among the presented artists are Isabelle Sauvineau, Nadia Beltei, Michael Rosenvain, and Cordo.

Address: 301, rue St-Paul Est,   Montréal, QC. H2Y 1H1, Tél: 514-845-2121

www.galerieemeraude.com

Gallery Claude Lafitte specializes in 20th Century Canadian, European and American Masters. The gallery offers works of Jean-Paul Riopelle, Suzor-Côté, F.W. Goodman, John Faulkner, Volney Allan Richardson and many other famous masters. The gallery is loacated in Montreal's Golden Mile.

Address: 2160 Crescent, Montrea, Qc. , H3G 2B8 , Canada, Tel.: (514) 842-1270   

www.lafitte.com

"Toys" (32"x36", Oil on canvas) by Ilia Zaitseff

A gallery with long tradition and history. Lucienne and Louis Lange founded L'Art Francais (the initial name of Gallery Valentin) in 1934. Until 1986, the location of the gallery was on avenue Laurier in Plateau-Montreal. In 1975, Jean-Pierre Valentin bought the gallery from Madame Lange and continued her tradition of presenting works of well-established and emerging artists. Today, the gallery represents mostly Canadian artists offering works of Ozias Leduc, John Little, Stanley Cosgrove, Goodridge Roberts, Marc-Aurele Fortin Miyuki Tanobe, Elene Gamache, Genevieve Jost, Christian Deberdt, etc. In 1986, Jean-Pierre Valentin moved the gallery to the Golden Mile in Sherbrooke Street, near to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

Address: 1490 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1L3, Tel: (514) 939-0500

www.galerievalentin.com

A contemporary fine art gallery, located in Plateau-Mont-Royal. D'Avignon's collection includes works of Reneé duRocher, Joanne Helman, Henry Wanton Jones, Léa Rivière, Victoria Wonnacott.

Address: 102, avenue Laurier Ouest, Montreal, Qc, Canada, H2T 2N7, Phone: 514.278.4777

www.galeriedavignon.ca

"Encumbering Times" (36"x30", Oil & egg emulsion on linen) by Gianni Giuliano

David Astrof Fine Arts, located at McGill University's Thomson House, has a collection of more than 150 pieces of artwork created by contemporary Canadian artists such as Kay Aubanel, Victoria Block, Julie Desmarais, Harvey Horowitz, Robert Olding.

Address: 3650 McTavish Street, Montreal, Quebec, Tel: 514-286-2476.

www.artap.com

Established in 1983 by Alain Moncade. Many of de l'Isle's painters are represented in the greatest galleries of the world. The gallery is located in Montreal's Golden Mile, close to Musee des Beaux-Arts, Conocrdia University and Crescent Street.

Address: 1451 Sherbrooke Street Ouest, Montreal  (Qc), H3G 2S8, Canada, Phone: 1 514 935 9885

www.galeriedelisle.com

American Railway System (35.5 x 55, Poster, Linen Backed, 1924) by Robert E. Lee

L'affichiste, Montreal's only vintage poster gallery, is a gallery located in the up-and-coming Griffintown district. Housed in a Victorian-era building at the corner of Notre-Dame and Des Seigneurs streets, our collection of original, non-reproduction posters boasts designs by icons such as Leonetto Cappiello, Adolphe Mouro Cassandre and Alphonse Mucha.

For more information please visit www.laffichiste.com or call 514.656.3301

Located in Old Montreal, the gallery offers a great variety of works by Canadian masters and emerging artists. As an associate member of the "Appraisers association of America", Robert Tremblay, the director of Michel-Ange Gallery, offers art evaluations.

430 Bonsecours street, Old Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2Y 3C4

www.michel-ange.net

This eclectic and dynamic art gallery is located in the prestigious "Quartier Musée" in Montreal. Its creator and owner is the artist Amel Chamandy. The gallery features and exhibits contemporary artists from Canada and over the world, among them Hanna Alpha, Christina Stahr, Laura Santini, Amel, Benoit Colsenet.

Address: 1480 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC H3G 1L3, (514) 934-3343

www.galerienuedge.com

AN INTERVIEW WITH AMEL CHAMANDY, OWNER OF NUEDGE

Amel Chamandy: One of the fortunate things about the way I was raised was that I was taught the importance to be well rounded. I am an artist first; my decision to go into the art business was because I wanted to have a way to remain creative... | read |

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Lamoureux Ritzenhoff Gallery has two locations: one in Downtown, west of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in the prestigious Golden Square Mile on Sherbrooke Street West; and the other in the very heart of Montreal's gallery district - Old Montreal, rue St.Paul.

Lamoureux Ritzenhoff Gallery represents some of the best Canadian contemporary artists. The gallery's list of represented artists includes mostly mid-career artists, but also a few younger outstanding artists and some internationally recognized Canadian figures and masters. The gallery has ongoing special exhibitions of selected traditional Canadian masters pieces. Every year, it organizes two major solo exhibitions: one in the Spring and an another in Autumn. It also exports original works worldwide. Lamoureux Ritzenhoff's contemporary artist exhibition shows some larger size works in the gallery's 13 feet high ceiling location in Old Montreal.

Represeted artists: André BOULET, Carlo COSENTINO, P.S.C., I.A.F., Jae DOUGALL, Yvette FROMENT, Louis HUGHES, Tanya KIROUAC, Gisèle L'ÉPICIER, Chantal LAVOIE, Tania LEBEDEFF, Jean-Claude MAYODON, Elizabeth MEREI, Berge MISSAKIAN, S.C.A., Lynn OWEN, Geneviève PRATTE, Miklos ROGAN, Albric SOLY, Bertrand TREMBLAY, I.A.F., Esther WERTHEIMER.

Downtown Address : GALERIE LAMOUREUX RITZENHOFF + NIKKEN, 1428, Sherbrooke St West, Montréal, QC. H3G 1K4, Tel.: (514) 840-0990  / 1-888-839-0990

Old Montreal Address : GALERIE LAMOUREUX RITZENHOFF + NIKKEN, 68, St-Paul West, Montréal, QC. H2Y 1Y8, Tel.: (514) 840-9066

e-mail: info@galerielamoureuxritzenhoff.com

www.galerielamoureuxritzenhoff.com

La Guilde Graphique is specialized in selling and production of original engravings. La Guilde Graphique offers works of Canadian and European artists. The gallery is situated in old historic building located in Vieux-Montréal (Old Montreal). On the walls of the gallery the visitor can find a great variety of art works as well as to become acquaint with the different techniques of engraving.

Location: 9, rue Saint-Paul Ouest - Montréal, Québec, Canada, H2Y 1Y6

Phone: 514 844 3438 Fax : 514 844 3430

e-mail: info@guildegraphique.com

http://www.guildegraphique.com/

The Shayne Gallery represents over 50 painters from Canada and around the world. It was created in 1972 in the Shayne's Grosvenor Avenue to support the paintings and masks executed by Jovette Marchessault, whose creative skills have blossomed into an international renown as a playwright and author. In 1975 the Gallery moved into its present location.

Location: 5471 Royalmount Avenue, Town of Mount-Royal, Quebec, H4P 1J3 Phone : (514) 739-1701 Toll Free: 1-877-774-2963

www.shaynegallery.com

Contemporary store front art gallery presenting art exhibitions, events, collections and consignment art. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, etchings, photography and installations. Host for conceptual and unique events.  Gallery has been open since 1985, is directed by Patricia Pink and exhibits the artworks of  Alice Zwarts, Alain James Martin, Peter Raymond, Bertha Shenker, Sylvain Cousineau, René Price, Darren De Genova, Jean Noël and many more local talented artists.

1399 rue Saint Jacques, (2 rues à l'est de Guy, métro Lucien L'Allier) Montréal, Qc. H3C 1H2,  Tel. 514-989-8607   email: pinkespace@hotmail.com

Silver Flag projects is an alternative exhibition space dedicated to the exhibition of exceptional Contemporary Art. Silver flag features Canadian as well as international solo artist projects and periodically hosts pertinent cultural events such as artist talks and musical performances. Silver Flag projects operates as an exhibition space from March to June and is open to the public on Fridays from 6:00PM-9:00PM and Saturdays from 1:00PM-5:00PM.

Location: 6803 Waverly, Montreal, QC. H2S 3H8

Phone: 514-839-8540

http://www.silverflag.org

Vanasse Gallery specializes in figurative arts and portrait commissions. The gallery is minutes away from downtown Montreal and old Montreal via the Victoria Bridge. Visitors can meet the artists in residence and receive expert advice on the artworks for sale or the process of portraiture.

Location: 301 Saint-Denis, Saint-Lambert,  QC, J4P 2G5,

Phone: 514-917-7160

www.galerievanasse.com

L'espace Contemporain shows the work of emerging and established contemporary artists. Located in the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal, the gallery offers the work of Jacques LAMBERT, Raluca PILAT, Jean-Nicolas SIMARD, Thérèse VACHON, Yvon VILLENEUVE, and others.

www.lespacecontemporain.com

Location: 5175 avenue Papineau, Montréal (Québec), Canada, H2H 1W1, Numéro de téléphone: 514-728-4474

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Galerie Arp offers works by modern and contemporary Canadian artists such as Rita Letendre, Fernand Toupin, Marcel Barbeau, Lise Gervais, Jean-Paul Jerome. We also offer a selection of contemporary art jewelry from the best international jewelry artists.

www.galeriearp.com

Location: 4104 Saint-Denis, Montreal, Quebec Canada
H2W2M5

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