Urban Design: January 2013 Archives
Thursday January 31, 2013
Taillerfer was recently named president of the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, and he's also the head of a committee on public art for the City of Montreal.
His stated goal is to create 10 pieces of public art in 10 years. He's just getting started, but his first pet project is causing a stir.
Taillerfer wants to move the massive sculpture "L'Homme" by Alexandre Calder from Ile Ste-Hélène to somewhere on the Island of Montreal where it can be seen by more people.
"It's really like having a fantastic Picasso or a fantastic Riopelle in your basement," says Taillefer. "It doesn't make sense."
Taillefer is backed by a committee of heavyweights including Nathalie Bondil of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Paulette Gagnon of the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art and Louise Déry Galerie de l'UQAM.Read more »
Categories: Urban Design, Visual Art
- June 2013
- Thu., 6 – A Guide to Creative Montreal
- May 2013
- Mon., 27 – Coup de coeur SIDIM 2013
- April 2013
- Mon., 8 – Editors tell stories from their 'hoods
- March 2013
- Fri., 1 – Modern architecture at risk
- January 2013
- December 2012
- November 2012
- Fri., 9 – Design gone wrong
- September 2012
- Fri., 21 – Remembering Melvin Charney
- June 2012
- March 2012
- February 2012
- Fri., 24 – Projet Trame lights up the Quartier Latin
- January 2012
- Sat., 28 – The next step for the Olympic Park