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"O Narcisse, ma soeur..."
2000-10-05 until 2001-01-21
Musee du Quebec
The myth of Narcissus has marked the history of
painting since the Renaissance. The exhibition
O Narcisse, ma soeur…, prepared by sculptor,
photographer and installation artist Lorraine
Fontaine, presents a personal, contemporary,
feminine view of this legend.
specifically for the Musée’s Gallery 1, the
installation represents an imaginary site, a
mythical venue with both extroverted and
Detail from the installation
Ô Narcisse, ma soeur..., 1998-2000
Low reliefs: animal skin, metal, mixed techniques on steel