Arthur Villeneuve

Far from naïve!
1 January 2018

La Pulperie de Chicoutimi / Regional Museum presents the permanent exhibit Arthur Villeneuve Far from naïve!

This exhibition, which required an investment of more than $ 700,000, traces the career of the painter Arthur Villeneuve and makes ​​a return on several events of his life. Without any artistic training, Arthur Villeneuve has carved an important place in the Quebec art scene with a raw talent, a personal style and amazing imagination. Curious by nature and gifted with a good sense of observation, he made provision of perspectives, topics and images as sources of inspiration. He took many liberties in the representation of natural and urban landscapes, but he also mixed ages. He painted what he felt, first and foremost. His career was marked by a production of nearly 4000 paintings and 2000 drawings.

To make room for this exhibit, the Arthur-Villeneuve Display has been completely revamped. The painter’s house is still the centerpiece, but many elements were added including several interactive stations. It contains several paintings of the artist, a projection of the sky above the house and a station where you can hear audio excerpts from interviews conducted by Radio-Canada.

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