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  • Robert Lamarre, Soliloque, 1995. Photo: David Popplow
    Robert Lamarre, Soliloque, 1995. Photo: David Popplow
  • Robert Lamarre, Soliloque (detail), 1995. Photo: David Popplow
    Robert Lamarre, Soliloque (detail), 1995. Photo: David Popplow

Region:
Quebec
Date: 
1995
Dimensions: 
210 x 150 cm.
Materials:
metal foil, rayon, reactive dyes
Techniques:
appliqued
Type:
surface design, tapestry

Donor/funder gift credit: 
Acquired with the assistance of the Starry Starry Night Committee, 1996



Description

Soliloque marks the unveiling of Lamarre's mural work. The image is directly related to the structure of the support fabric. It is a meditative piece as the title suggests. The repeat pattern of...

Soliloque marks the unveiling of Lamarre's mural work. The image is directly related to the structure of the support fabric. It is a meditative piece as the title suggests. The repeat pattern of vegetation in the centre relates to the nature of the textured fabric.




Artist Profile

Robert Lamarre was born in Montréal and studied at l'Institut des Arts Appliqués de Montréal and at l’Université du Québec in Montréal.  In 1974 he began a business with Monique...