The Galerie de l’UQAM is developing a project to assemble a curio cabinet called La Petite Collection. The collection will comprise artists’ multiples produced for the most part in limited editions. First proposed in 2009, the project stems from a scientific and museological approach designed to expand and enhance the educational function of collections. A contemporary curio cabinet devoted primarily to signed and numbered objects will serve as a corpus for investigating new modes of exhibition, promote openness to objects of different statuses and, thus, lead to innovation in new avenues of collecting. It will also serve to illustrate a process employed by some contemporary artists and to represent the practices of nationally and internationally known artists.

 

Jérôme Fortin, Ring, 2009, Sérigraphie sur disque vinyle, 30,5 x 30,5 cm, Édition : 51/100 © Galerie de l'UQAM (PC2009.27)

Ring

Jérôme Fortin

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No Dollars !

Mathieu Beauséjour

Dominique Blain, Carré de soie, 2006, Carré de soie italienne sur lequel ont été imprimés différents symboles religieux, 94 x 94 cm, Édition : 300 © Galerie de l'UQAM (PC2009.16.1-2)

Carré de soie

Dominique Blain

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What do These Artists Have in Common?

Guerrilla Girls

Wim Delvoye, Cloaca (Stereoscopic View Master Reels), 2007, Boîtier de collection qui comprend des images en 3D et un appareil pour les visionner, 13,7 x 13,7 x 13,7 cm © Galerie de l'UQAM (PC2009.1.1-15)

Cloaca (Stereoscopic View Master Reels)

Wim Delvoye

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Fata Morgana

Myriam Laplante

Micah Lexier, This is Me Writing, 2008, Livre/brochure, 20 x 15,3 cm, Édition : 96/300 © Galerie de l'UQAM (PC2009.25.1-2)

This is Me Writing

Micah Lexier

Micah Lexier, 1334 Words for 1334 Students, 2008, Feuillets pliés, 22,2 x 29,5 cm, 2 exemplaires (1 copie de conservation et 1 copie d’exposition) © Galerie de l'UQAM (PC2009.26)

1334 Words for 1334 Students

Micah Lexier

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Souris / Tout procède selon les plans

Myriam Laplante

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Mathieu Latulippe

Actions épiques

Gilbert & Georges, Death after life, 1987, Éventail de papier, 23,8 x 42 x 3,2 cm © Galerie de l'UQAM (PC2009.17.1-2)

Death after life

Gilbert & Georges

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Cranfield and Slade. 12 Sun Songs

Christoph Keller

Lawrence Weiner, Give & Get et Have & Take, 2005, Deux pochoirs de cuivre, 5,1 x 17,8 cm, Édition : 1 000 © Galerie de l'UQAM (PC2009.22.1-3)

Give & Get et Have & Take

Lawrence Weiner

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Do Women Have to be Naked to Get Into the Met. Museum?

Guerrilla Girls

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Nancy Spero

Artits' Bookplates. Ex libris

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Baldessari Sings LeWitt

Toom Tragel



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