Year after year, the MAC’s collection is enriched with new pieces. Here is a selection of our new acquisitions.

Abbas Akhavan

Variations on a garden, 2020-202
Sculpture; recycled copper
Commissioned sculpture as part of the transformation project, designed for the exterior garden of the future MAC building, using copper taken from the existing architecture

Lorna Bauer

Untitled (Erickson view #2), 2020
Inkjet print on archival paper, 1/5
106 × 86.3 cm

LORNA BAUER
Untitled (Erickson view #2), 2020
Inkjet print on archival paper, 1/5
106 x 86.3 x 5 cm (frame dimensions)
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Lorna Bauer
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Simon Belleau

The Spectators (Les Spectateurs), 2020
HD video, colour, loop, sound, 21 min 53 s, 1/3

SIMON BELLEAU
The Spectators (Les Spectateurs), 2020
HD video, colour, loop, sound, 21 min 53 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Simon Belleau
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Marie-Claire Blais

Ces mondes en dehors de nous 1, 2020
Paint, pigmented Meudon white and acrylic base on burlap
172 × 137 × 8.3 cm

MARIE-CLAIRE BLAIS
Ces mondes en dehors de nous 1, 2020
Paint, pigmented Meudon white and acrylic base on burlap
172 x 137 x 8.3 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Marie-Claire Blais
Photo: Courtesy of the artist and the Galerie Blouin Division

Julien Boily

Nature morte de barquettes de styromousse, 2012
Oil on canvas mounted on panel, 3 elements
151.7 x 366 cm (overall)

Julien Boily
Nature morte de barquettes de styromousse, 2012
Oil on canvas mounted on panel, 3 elements
151.7 x 366 cm (overall)
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Julien Boily

Pierre Bourgault

Essai d’aplanissement entre les mondes, 1999-2020
Installation; shore vase on wood and inkjet print on paper, 145 elements
Variable dimensions

PIERRE BOURGAULT
Essai d’aplanissement entre les mondes,1999-2020
Installation; shore mud on wood and ink-jet print on paper, 145 elements
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Pierre Bourgault
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Miryam Charles

Drei Atlas, 2018
Colour video, sound, 6 min 22 s, 1/3

MIRYAM CHARLES
Drei Atlas (video still), 2018
Colour video, sound, 6 min 22 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Miryam Charles

Drei Atlas, 2018
Colour video, sound, 6 min 22 s, 1/3

MIRYAM CHARLES
Drei Atlas (installation view), 2018
Colour video, sound, 6 min 22 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Miryam Charles
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Hannah Claus

chant pour l’eau [Kinosipi], 2019
Inkjet print on film, thread and acrylic
335 x 609 x 46 cm (overall)

HANNAH CLAUS
chant pour l’eau [Kinosipi], 2019
Inkjet print on film, thread and acrylic
335 x 609 x 46 cm (overall)
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Hannah Claus
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Dayna Danger

Adrienne’s Mask, 2016
Goat lether, glass beads and metallic rivets
23 × 18 × 23 cm

DAYNA DANGER
Adrienne Dagger, 2016
Digital print, 1/3
152.4 x 190.5 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Dayna Danger
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Adrienne Dagger, 2016
Digital print, 1/3
152.4 x 190.5 cm

DAYNA DANGER
Adrienne Dagger, 2016
Digital print, 1/3
152.4 x 190.5 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Dayna Danger

Jannick Deslauriers

Sentence, souffle et linceul, 2018
Silk, wire and rods in aluminum, polyester, steel
170 x 610 x 244 cm
Purchase thanks to the Hamelys Fund and the legacy of Mrs. Paule Poirier

JANNICK DESLAURIERS
Sentence, souffle et linceul, 2018
Silk, wire and rods in aluminum, polyester, steel
170 x 610 x 244 cm
Purchase thanks to the Hamelys Fund and the legacy of Mrs. Paule Poirier
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Jannick Deslauriers
Photo: Michael Patten

Cindy Dumais

Dialogue III : Regarde le miroir, 2016-2017
Engraving on acrylic, inkjet print on polyester, wood and LED lights, 5 elements
103 x 114 x 21.7 cm
Purchased with the support of SéminArts participants and of the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation

CINDY DUMAIS
Engraving on acrylic, inkjet print on polyester, wood and LED lights, 5 elements
103 x 114 x 21.7 cm
Purchased with the support of SéminArts participants and of the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Cindy Dumais
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Caroline Gagné

Le bruit des icebergs, 2016
HD video, colour, loop, sound, 18 min, glass panel and 5 speakers
Variable dimensions

CAROLINE GAGNÉ
Le bruit des icebergs, 2016
HD video, colour, loop, sound, 18 min, glass panel and 5 speakers
Variable dimensions
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Caroline Gagné
Photo: Marion Gotti, Courtesy of MNBAQ

CAROLINE GAGNÉ
Le bruit des icebergs (arrêt sur image), 2016
HD video, colour, loop, sound, 18 min, glass panel and 5 speakers
Variable dimensions
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Caroline Gagné

Clément de Gaulejac

Petites différences – Les anciennes, les modernes et toutes les autres, 2019-2021
38 digital drawings

CLÉMENT DE GAULEJAC
Petites différences – Les anciennes, les modernes et toutes les autres, 2019-2021
38 digital drawings
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Clément de Gaulejac
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Yan Giguère

Visite libre, 2009-2013
Photographic installation; 259 elements
Variable dimensions

YAN GIGUÈRE
Visites libres, 2009-2013
208 gelatin silver prints, 3 chromogenic prints and 51 inkjet prints
Variable dimensions
Gift with a charge
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Yan Giguère
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Francisco González-Rosas

Dating for Export, 2017-2019
Colour video, sound, 7 min 43 s, 1/3

FRANCISCO GONZÁLEZ-ROSAS
Dating for Export (arrêt sur image), 2017-2019
Colour video, sound, 7 min 43 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Francisco González-Rosas

FRANCISCO GONZÁLEZ-ROSAS
Dating for Export (vue d’installation), 2017-2019
Colour video, sound, 7 min 43 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Francisco González-Rosas
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Mathieu Grenier

Fondation #9, 2019
Cyanotype on cotton
269.24 × 213.36 × 3.81 cm

MATHIEU GRENIER
Fondation #9, 2019
Cyanotype on cotton
269.24 x 213.36 x 3.81 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Mathieu Grenier
Photo: Simon Belleau

Margaret Haines

The Stars Down to Earth, 2016
Colour video, sound, 24 min, 1/3

The Stars Down to Earth, 2016 (video still)
Colour video, sound, 24 min, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Margaret Haines

 

Carla Hemlock

Kahwa:tsire, 2020
Cotton, wool, photo transfer on textile, glass beads, wampum, ribbons and nickel plated nails
233.7 x 198 cm (quilt); 304.8 cm (ribbons)

CARLA HEMLOCK
Kahwa:tsire, 2020
Cotton, wool, photo transfer on textile, glass beads, wampum, ribbons and nickel plated nails
233.7 x 198 cm (quilt); 304.8 cm (ribbons)
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Carla Hemlock
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Jinyoung Kim

3 chromogenic prints, 1/5, from the serie Apparitions of Collective Disposition, 2019

Gaepo Complex 4
120.9 x 95.5 cm

JINYOUNG KIM
Gaepo Complex 4 (from the serie Apparitions of Collective Disposition), 2019
Chromogenic print, 1/5
120.9 x 95.5 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Jinyoung Kim

CCTV, Gaepo
120.9 × 95.4 cm

JINYOUNG KIM
Gaepo Complex 4 (from the serie Apparitions of Collective Disposition), 2019
Chromogenic print, 1/5
120.9 x 95.5 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Jinyoung Kim
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Fallen Tree on a Path, Gaepo
120.8 × 95.5 cm

JINYOUNG KIM
Fallen Tree on a Path, Gaepo (from the serie Apparitions of Collective Disposition), 2019
Chromogenic print, 1/5
120.8 x 95.5 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Jinyoung Kim

Moridja Kitenge Banza

Christ Pantocrator no 10, 2020
Acrylic and goldleaf on wood
40.5 × 30.4 cm

MORIDJA KITENGE BANZA
Christ Pantocrator n°10, 2020
Acrylic and goldleaf on wood
40.5 x 30.4 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Moridja Kitenge Banza
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Christ Pantocrator no 11, 2020
Acrylic and goldleaf on wood
40.5 × 30.4 cm

MORIDJA KITENGE BANZA
Christ Pantocrator n°11, 2020
Acrylic and goldleaf on wood
40.5 x 30.4 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Moridja Kitenge Banza
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Christ Pantocrator no 12, 2020
Acrylic and goldleaf on wood
40.5 × 30.4 cm

MORIDJA KITENGE BANZA
Christ Pantocrator n°12, 2020
Acrylic and goldleaf on wood
40.5 x 30.4 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Moridja Kitenge Banza
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Karen Kraven

Double Thread Stand, 2020
Powder-coated steel, cotton, denim and bronze
179 x 103 x 81 cm

KAREN KRAVEN
Double Thread Stand, 2020
Powder-coated steel, cotton, denim and bronze
179 x 103 x 81 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Karen Kraven
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Sophie Latouche

Quand tout fit avec le aesthetic de ta chambre Remix Edition, 2018
Web page

SOPHIE LATOUCHE
Quand tout fit avec le aesthetic de ta chambre Remix Edition (screen shot), 2018
Web page
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Sophie Latouche

Quand tout fit avec le aesthetic de ta chambre Remix Edition (installation view), 2018
Web page

SOPHIE LATOUCHE
Quand tout fit avec le aesthetic de ta chambre Remix Edition (installation view), 2018
Web page
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Sophie Latouche
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

YenChao Lin

The Eroding Garden, 2019
Plaster, porcelain, wrought iron, gold leaf, enamelled copper and stainless steel
Variable dimensions

YEN-CHAO LIN
The Eroding Garden, 2019
Plaster, porcelain, wrought iron, gold leaf, enamelled copper and stainless steel
Variable dimensions
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Yen-Chao Lin
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Manuel Mathieu

The Fall, 2019
Mixed media on canvas
180 × 170 cm

MANUEL MATHIEU
The Fall, 2019
Mixed media on canvas
180 x 170 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Manuel Mathieu
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Luce Meunier

Eau courante #4, 2018
Acrylic on canvas
178 × 142.3 cm

LUCE MEUNIER
Eau courante #4, 2018
Acrylic on canvas
178 x 142.3 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Luce Meunier
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

faye mullen

AASAMISAG (video still), 2019-2021
Colour video, sound, 21 min 15 s, 1/3

FAYE MULLEN
AASAMISAG (video still), 2019-2021
Colour video, sound, 21 min 15 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© faye mullen

Jérôme Nadeau

The Crawler et Less Lost, 2019
Inkjet print on canvas, 2 elements
194.4 x 96.3 cm (The Crawler); 194.7 x 96.4 cm (Less Lost)

JÉROME NADEAU
The Crawler et Less Lost, 2019
Inkjet print on canvas, 2 elements
194.4 x 96.3 cm (The Crawler); 194.7 x 96.4 cm (Less Lost)
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Jérôme Nadeau
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Dawit L. Petros

All at One Point (Casa, Study I) (video still), 2020
Two-channel HD video, colour, sound, 12 min 7 s, 1/3

DAWIT L. PETROS
All at One Point (Casa, Study I) (video still), 2020
Two-channel HD video, colour, sound, 12 min 7 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Dawit L. Petros

Anne-Marie Proulx

Les falaises se rapprochent, en conversation avec Mathias Mark, 2016-2020
6 inkjet prints, 1 sound recording, 1 Innu-French dictionary with photographic dust jacket, 1 table covered with a photograph and 1 natural stone
Variable dimensions

ANNE-MARIE PROULX
Les falaises se rapprochent, en conversation avec Mathias Mark, 2016-2020
6 inkjet prints, 1 sound recording, 1 Innu-French dictionary with photographic dust jacket, 1 table covered with a photograph and 1 natural stone
Variable dimensions
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Anne-Marie Proulx
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Andrée-Anne Roussel et Samuel St-Aubin

Distance critique, 2020
Colour video, loop, silent, 3 min 21 s, LCD screen, HDMI cables, Raspberry Pi, 7 segment display and Arduino Micro
46 x 33.6 x 6.3 cm

ANDRÉE-ANNE ROUSSEL ET SAMUEL ST-AUBIN
Distance critique, 2020
Colour video, loop, silent, 3 min 21 s, LCD screen, HDMI cables, Raspberry Pi, 7 segment display and Arduino Micro
46 x 33.6 x 6.3 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Andrée-Anne Roussel et Samuel St-Aubin
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Walter Scott

The Pathos of Mandy, 2019
Colour video, sound, 6 min 57 s, 1/3

WALTER SCOTT
The Pathos of Mandy (video still), 2019
Colour video, sound, 6 min 57 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Walter Scott

WALTER SCOTT
The Pathos of Mandy (video still), 2019
Colour video, sound, 6 min 57 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Walter Scott
Photo: Guy L’heureux

Guillaume Simoneau

6 chromogenic prints from the serie Experimental Lake

Dan Rearick, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2014, print from 2020
Chromogenic print, 2/5
121.5 x 91.1 cm

GUILLAUME SIMONEAU
Dan Rearick, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2014, print from 2020
Chromogenic print, 2/5
121.5 x 91.1 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Guillaume Simoneau
Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery

Mobile, ELA field station, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2014, print from 2027
Chromogenic print, 1/5
162 x 121.6

GUILLAUME SIMONEAU
Mobile, ELA field station, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2014, print from 2027
Chromogenic print, 1/5
162 x 121.6
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Guillaume Simoneau
Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery

Scott rowboat one, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2014, print from 2017
Chromogenic print, 1/10
44.9 x 60.3 cm

GUILLAUME SIMONEAU
Scott rowboat one, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2014, print from 2017
Chromogenic print, 1/10
44.9 x 60.3 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Guillaume Simoneau
Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery

 

Scott rowboat two, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2014, print from 2017
Chromogenic print, 1/10
44.9 x 60.3 cm

GUILLAUME SIMONEAU
Scott rowboat two, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2014, print from 2017
Chromogenic print, 1/10
44.9 x 60.3 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Guillaume Simoneau
Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery

Tree heads bright sun, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2015, print from 2017
Chromogenic print, 2/5
121.5 x 91 cm

GUILLAUME SIMONEAU
Tree heads bright sun, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2015, print from 2017
Chromogenic print, 2/5
121.5 x 91 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Guillaume Simoneau
Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery

Stream L625 eight, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2015, print from 2017
Chromogenic print, 2/5
121 x 91.4 cm

GUILLAUME SIMONEAU
Stream L625 eight, on location ELA, Canada (from the serie Experimental Lake), 2015, print from 2017
Chromogenic print, 2/5
121 x 91.4 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Guillaume Simoneau
Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Stephen Bulger Gallery

Jackson Slattery

Siamese Dream, 2020
Oil on canvas
183 x 244.1 cm

JACKSON SLATTERY
Siamese Dream, 2020
Oil on canvas
183 x 244.1 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Jackson Slattery
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Andrea Szilasi

Body Camera in Lake, 1998
2 gelatin silver prints woven together and adhesive tape
120.5 x 152.2 cm (at sight)

ANDREA SZILASI
Body Camera in Lake, 1998
2 gelatin silver prints woven together and adhesive tape
120.5 x 152.2 cm (at sight)
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Andrea Szilasi

Carl Trahan

Ce qui apparaît dans la nuit est la nuit qui apparaît, 2020
Graphite on paper
77 x 111 cm

CARL TRAHAN
Ce qui apparaît dans la nuit est la nuit qui apparaît, 2020
Graphite on paper
77 x 111 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Carl Trahan
Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nicolas Robert

Laurence Veri

Misérable Nuit, 2019
Porcelain, ilmenite and sand
38.2 × 29.7 × 2.3 cm

LAURENCE VERI
Misérable Nuit, 2019
Porcelain, ilmenite and sand
38.2 x 29.7 x 2.3 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Laurence Veri
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Signal, 2019
Porcelain and ilmenite
40 × 28.5 × 2.7 cm

LAURENCE VERI
Signal, 2019
Porcelain and ilmenite
40 x 28.5 x 2.7 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Laurence Veri
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Distance entre deux figures, 2019
Porcelain, grog, ilmenite and sand
36 × 28.2 × 1.9 cm

LAURENCE VERI
Distance entre deux figures, 2019
Porcelain, grog, ilmenite and sand
36 x 28.2 x 1.9 cm
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Laurence Veri
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Nico Williams

Mots cachés (Orange), 2020
Glass beads
52 x 8.8 x 0.1 cm
Purchase, through the generosity of National Bank Private Banking 1859, as part of the 2020-2021 I Support Local Art campaign

NICO WILLIAMS
Mots cachés (Orange), 2020
Glass beads
52 x 8.8 x 0.1 cm
Purchase, through the generosity of National Bank Private Banking 1859, as part of the 2020-2021 I Support Local Art campaign
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Nico Williams
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Thea Yabut

Ootheca, 2020
Paper pulp, plaster, glue, pigment, ink, clay, graphite, apoxie sculpt and white bronze
210.7 x 154.4 x 12.1 cm
Purchase, through the generosity of National Bank Private Banking 1859, as part of the 2020-2021 I Support Local Art campaign

THEA YABUT
Ootheca, 2020
Paper pulp, plaster, glue, pigment, ink, clay, graphite, apoxie sculpt and white bronze
210.7 x 154.4 x 12.1 cm
Purchase, through the generosity of National Bank Private Banking 1859, as part of the 2020-2021 I Support Local Art campaign
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Thea Yabut
Photo: Richard-Max Tremblay

Leila Zelli

Pourquoi devrais-je m’arrêter ?, 2020
Colour video, sound, text, 4 min 55 s, 1/3

LEILA ZELLI
Pourquoi devrais-je m’arrêter?, 2020
Colour video, sound, text, 4 min 55 s, 1/3
Collection Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
© Leila Zelli
Photo: Courtesy of the artist