Arthur Erickson drawings go on display in Montreal

Drawing by Arthur Erickson

Drawings by the renowned Canadian architect Arthur Erickson will be presented at the UQAM Centre de Design in Montreal – from Sept. 17 to Oct. 18.

A powerful and sensitive engagement with site and landscape is revealed in the sketches and drawings of the internationally recognized Canadian architect Arthur Erickson (1924-2009), whose work will be the subject of an exhibition at UQAM’s Centre de Design. “Arthur Erickson: Lignes topographiques / Site Lines” highlights the essence of the architect’s many accomplishments, as well as his significant ties to the city of Montreal.

The show’s curators are Cammie McAtee, Architectural Historian, and Réjean Legault, Professor, École de design, UQAM.

A special lecture (“Arthur Erickson – aventures graphiques avec le paysage”), by Ricardo L. Castro, professor, McGill University School of Architecture, takes place on Sept. 17 at 6 p.m.

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