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Marc-Aurèle Fortin retrospective

1937.20.JPGMost art-lovers associate Marc-Aurèle Fortin with his majestic paintings of Quebec's rural landscape. But in a new retrospective of his work at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, you can get a chance to see a different side of his art. The museum's executive director Ester Trépanier fills us in.

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(Image credit: Marc-Aurèle Fortin, The Elm at Pont-Viau, 1928 (or earlier). Oil on canvas, 137 x 166,4 cm. Coll. MNBAQ © Marc-Aurèle Fortin Foundation / SODRAC 2011)