Adieu, Mel

Seminar, in English and French, Paul-Desmarais Theatre, 23 January 2013 , 6pm

Join us in a conversation about the work of late artist-architect Melvin Charney. Charney, who died on 17 September, 2012, was a close friend of the CCA having developed and designed its sculpture garden. As a tribute, George Baird, Serge Carreau, Odile Decq, Alan J. Knight and Gwendolyn Owens explore his unique approach to the intersection between art and architecture: from his proposal for the Canadian pavilion for the Osaka World Fair in 1970 and to his later works, including his prize-winning entry for the Canadian Human Rights Monument in Ottawa. The event is moderated by Phyllis Lambert.


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