Visual Art

Québec, Canada

A few words about my work

My research focuses on the ambiguity of the pictorial space in paintings.

It is a research on the poetic and subjective properties of the matter, which increases the emotional impact and enters into dialogue with scientific objectivity. A study of the duality and ambiguity of plastic and scientific codes, and of the notion of space. I bring together different codes, or languages, that coexist and interact with each other. This interlinking of codes allows the onlooker to feel a particular affect, which is reminiscent of a form of pictorial poetry generated by the tension between the codes.

Different languages, that become one and only within the pictorial space…

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Some recent paintings

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Étienne Gélinas at St-Laurent+Hill Gallery, July 2017

  Étienne Gélinas ŒUVRES RÉCENTES / RECENT WORKS Jully 6 - 19 2017 Oppening reception: Thursday July 6 2017    5 - 8 pm Galerie St-Laurent [...]

ÉTIENNE GÉLINAS, LE CODE À L’OEUVRE @ La Galerie d’art d’Outremont

ÉTIENNE GÉLINAS LE CODE À L’OEUVRE Du 6 au 30 octobre 2016 Vernissage le 6 octobre de 17h30 à 19h30à la Galerie d’art d’Outremont 41, [...]


Dearest Friends of the Thompson Landry Gallery, We invite you to join us on Thursday, September 22nd, 6pm - 9pm, for the Opening Vernissage of our 10th [...]

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