Leader of the Band
ACI launches free ebook on Yves Gaucher
LEFT: Gaucher in his studio on De Bullion Street, Montreal, 1979. Courtesy of Germaine Gaucher RIGHT: Yves Gaucher, Fold Upon Fold (Pli selon pli), 1964, colour relief print on laminated paper, 56.8 x 75.5 cm, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, © Estate of Yves Gaucher / SODRAC (2015)
Rebel and revolutionary, Yves Gaucher was expelled twice from art school. Yet he went on to colour inside the lines better than anyone and map a new course for abstract art. To learn more about this leading member of Quebec's Plasticien movement, read the ACI's free ebook Yves Gaucher: Life & Work by Roald Nasgaard, available in both French and English.