Berri-UQAM (Robert LaPalme)

Robert LaPalme

Paintings (1970)

Oil on canvas
Location: yellow line corridor

Created for Expo 67, these three paintings illustrate the themes of science, culture, and entertainment. Originally located at Expo’s Place d’Accueil, they were subsequently reinstalled in the métro, at the personal request of Mayor Jean Drapeau.

Did you know?

Robert LaPalme was the first artistic director of the Montréal métro. He focused on artworks recounting the city’s history.

About the artist

Born in Montréal, Robert LaPalme (1908-1997) had a distinguished career as an editorial cartoonist in numerous newspapers in Québec and elsewhere. Founder of the Salon international de la caricature de Montréal, he was also a prolific painter.

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