Quebec City as Muse: The Paintings of Jean Paul Lemieux

ACI releases e-book on Jean Paul Lemieux

Jean Paul Lemieux, 1910 Remembered, 1962, oil on canvas, 108 x 148.8 cm, private collection

One of Quebec’s most renowned artists, Lemieux (1904–1990) developed a signature style influenced by folk art and the Italian primitive school. His lyrical work, characterized by simplified forms, captures the province’s way of life. To learn more, read the ACI’s free online art book Jean Paul Lemieux: Life & Work by Michèle Grandbois, independent researcher and former curator at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.