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Montréal, plus ou moins?

Montréal, plus ou moins?

Part of

People

  • Melvin Charney (artist)
  • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

Title

Montréal, plus ou moins?

Dates of creation

1972

Level of archival description

Subseries

Extent and Medium

  • 0.04 l.m. of textual records
  • 62 ephemera

Scope and Content

This sub-series documents the group exhibition curated by Melvin Charney, and featured the works of several Montreal-based artists. The exhibition was originally held at the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal from June to August 1972, and explored the impact of development and gentrification on the quality of urban life. It includes press clippings about the exhibition and promotional posters.

Reference Number

AP041.S3.SS01

Language of material

Documents are in English and French.

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:004
    • Title: Posters related to exhibition "Montréal, plus ou moins?"
    • Dates of creation: 1976-1980
    • Form: graphic materials
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Panel of a comic strip, a printout, and posters related to the exhibition "Montréal, plus ou moins?". It also includes material related to the following events and/or projects:
    - 1980 Paris Biennale (1 poster);
    - Corridart (2 posters);
    - A conference at the Technische Hogeshool Eindhoven, in which Melvin Charney participated (2 posters);
    - printout of a hand-drawn world map (1 poster).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 29 ephemera

    Dimensions:

    panel: 71 × 55,8 cm (27 15/16 × 21 15/16 in.) sheet (smallest): 47,3 × 13 cm (18 5/8 × 5 1/8 in.) sheet (largest): 85,4 × 100,6 cm (33 5/8 × 39 5/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

    Related units of description:

    • For more material related to the exhibition "Corridart", see also AP041.S3.SS02. For more material related to the XIe Biennale de Paris see AP041.S3.SS06.
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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:065:001
    • Title: Posters related to exhibition "Montréal, plus ou moins?"
    • Dates of creation: 1972-1980
    • Form: graphic materials
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Posters for the exhibition "Montréal, plus ou moins?". Also includes posters related to the following events:
    - Montréal, plus ou moins? (23 posters);
    - Biennale de Paris, 1980 (1 poster);
    - Corridart (7 posters).

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 31 ephemera

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 48,2 × 13 cm (19 × 5 1/8 in.) sheet (largest): 84,1 × 59,4 cm (33 1/8 × 23 3/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

    Related units of description:

    • For more material related to the exhibition "Corridart", see also AP041.S3.SS02. For more material related to the XIe Biennale de Paris see AP041.S3.SS06.
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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:098:005
    • Title: Correspondence, and press coverage related to exhibition "Montréal, plus ou moins?"
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French, including correspondence, and press coverage related to the exhibition Montréal, plus ou moins?, and includes the following publications:
    - Architecture Canada, 10 July 1972;
    - M13 [magazine the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts], vol. 4, no. 1, June 1972;
    - M14 [magazine the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts], vol. 4, no. 2, September 1972.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: 1972 EXHIB - MONTERAL, PLUS OU MOINS?

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:098:006
    • Title: Press clippings and publications related to exhibition "Montréal, plus ou moins?"
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English and French (predominant), including press clippings and publications covering the exhibition Montréal, plus or moins?

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: 1972 LE DEVOIR, LA PRESSE, FORUM, MEDIART, THE GAZETTE MONTREAL PLUS OU MOINS

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:098:007
    • Title: Press clippings related to exhibition "Montréal, plus ou moins?"
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in French, including newspaper clippings, and photocopies related to the exhibition Montréal, plus or moins?

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: LA PRESSE JUNE 4th & 17th

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:005
    • Title: Framed poster for exhibition "Montréal: plus ou moins?"
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: graphic materials
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Unknown (artist)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 ephemera

    Dimensions:

    frame: 72,6 × 27,8 × 3 cm

    Physical Description:

    Item is held in a wood frame.

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:006
    • Title: Poster for exhibition "Montréal: plus ou moins?"
    • Dates of creation: 1972
    • Form: graphic materials
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Unknown (artist)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Poster for the exhibition, "Montréal: plus ou moins?".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 printout(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 ephemera

    Dimensions:

    frame: 72,7 × 27,8 × 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    Item is held in a wood frame.

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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