Pierre Coupey: Walking The Cat Back

Pierre Coupey, Algonquin II, 2020.

Pierre Coupey: Walking The Cat Back

Gallery Jones, Vancouver, BC - To Nov 21

by Robin Laurence

Senior abstractionist Pierre Coupey is represented here by three bodies of work executed on paper and canvas: Stanza, Winter Poem and Algonquin. As curator and museum director Darrin Martens has written, Coupey’s artistic practice draws from multiple disciplines – he is a painter, a poet, a printmaker, an editor and an educator. His large, splashy and brushy paintings reveal, among other influences, the work of revered Abstract Expressionists Joan Mitchell and Jean-Paul Riopelle.

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