29-31 Aug 08, Montreal (Canada)
|Montreal is the second-largest city in Canada with a population of 1,620,693 inhabitants in the city and up from 3,451,027 in the metropolitan area.|
29-31 August 2008, MEETING OF STYLES MONTREAL (Canada)
A Three days of graffiti, avant-garde and celebration, presented by Yves Laroche Galerie d’art.
Our local organisation has done a lot to present you a very special event with lots of attractions beside the live-painting. And they succeeded. www.mosmtl.com
Live-Graffiti, parties, Art-Shows. The canadian MOS gave a detailed impression of whats going on over there.
TRAINS OF THOUGHT @ Galerie d’art Yves Laroche, 4 St-Paul E. Old Montreal, QC H2Y 1G1, 6pm-9pm
More than 60 Artists from New York City, Montreal, and all over the world were featured in this exhibit to school you!
There was a book signing by the curators of “Piecebook, the secret drawings of graffiti writers”, written by Sacha Jenkins and David ‘Chino’ Villorente. Curated by StreetsAreSayingThings.com and www.yveslaroche.com. In memory of Vittorio Fiorucci.
|Several stations, such as Berri-UQAM are important examples of modernist architecture. Along with the Stockholm Metro, Montreal pioneered the installation of public art in the metro.|
|More than fifty stations are decorated with over one hundred works of public art, such as sculpture, stained glass, and murals by noted Quebec artists, including|
|members of the famous art movement, the Automatistes. As a North American city, Montreal shares many of the cultural features characteristic of the other metropolis on the continent.|
|Being at the confluence of the French and the English traditions, Montreal has developed a unique and distinguished cultural face in the world. Another distinctive characteristic of Montreal culture life is to be found in the animation of its downtown.|