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Riopelle Around the World: 21 Galleries and Museums to Explore on Your Next Art Adventure

  • Nov 30, 2023
  • Canadiana
  • 5 minute read

As one of the first Canadian artists whose work was globally recognized for its significance, Montréal-born Jean Paul Riopelle left his mark—and his art—all around the world.

Throughout his 50-plus-year career, Riopelle produced nearly 7,000 pieces of art and was featured in over 200 exhibits. Today, Riopelle’s artworks belonging to public collections can be found in over 60 cities, 18 countries, and six continents all across the globe.

Discover some of the many galleries and museums—at home and abroad—where you can experience Riopelle’s art up close!

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The ‘Riopelle100’ mark, created by Raphaël Melançon, appears on the coin courtesy of the Riopelle Foundation, in collaboration with which the coin was created.

Panel 29 of L’Hommage à Rosa Luxemburg, 1992, acrylic and spray paint on canvas. Triptych, 1.55 m in height x 40.39 m in length. © Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle / Copyright Visual Arts - CARCC (2023).

As one of the first Canadian artists whose work was globally recognized for its significance, Montréal-born Jean Paul Riopelle left his mark—and his art—all around the world.

Throughout his 50-plus-year career, Riopelle produced nearly 7,000 pieces of art and was featured in over 200 exhibits. Today, Riopelle’s artworks belonging to public collections can be found in over 60 cities, 18 countries, and six continents all across the globe.

Discover some of the many galleries and museums—at home and abroad—where you can experience Riopelle’s art up close!

National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, Ontario)
Quebec City
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (Montréal, Québec)
Toronto, Ontario
Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver, British Columbia)
Los Angeles, California
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, D.C.)
New York City
Centre Pompidou (Paris, France)
Tate Gallery (London, England)
Ohara Museum (Okayama, Japan)
Jean Paul Riopelle $2 commemorative circulation coin