GALERIE D'AVIGNON
ART CONTEMPORAIN / CONTEMPORARY FINE ART

Kai
McCall


Kai McCall (Canadien, né 1968) a un BFA de l’Université de Western Ontario (1991). Il est double récipiendaire d'une bourse offerte par le Conseil du Canada(2003 et 2004). Depuis 1994, McCall est exhibé en expositions solo et de groupe surtout en Amérique du Nord et au Royaume Uni. La Gazette, Toronto Life et le Globe and Mail sont parmis les publications qui ont chanté ses louanges.

Les tableaux de McCall représentent des espaces intérieurs ou l’air est chargé d'une certaine tension mystérieuse et psychologique. Le théâtre voyeuristique de l'artiste est dirigé par des narratifs incomplets mais quand meme très suggestifs. Comme un roman manquant des chapitres, i est difficile d'attribuer une interprétation solonelle a ces oeuvres. Les narratifs de ces toiles sont éternellement suspendus et ambiguës.

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Kai McCall (Canadian, b.1968)’s career as a professional artist began soon after obtaining his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario in 1991. A two-time recipient of a Canada Council Grant (2003 and 2004), Kai has been exhibiting his work in a consistent stream of solo and group shows in North America and the United Kingdom since 1994. Reviews of his work have appeared in publications such as Toronto Life, The Globe and Mail, and The Gazette.

Psychologically charged figures locked in theatrical interiors immediately beg the viewer to search for a narrative in the work of Kai McCall. Yet, the hints of narrative in these paintings are mere fragments, never committing themselves to a single closed reading. Like a work of fiction with the concluding chapters missing, the outcome of the narrative in each work is suspended in time, its final meaning ambiguous.



Kai McCall - The Merry Soprano

The Merry Soprano

36 x 24 in.  
Huile sur lin/Oil on linen

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Kai McCall - Shoreline to the Sea

Shoreline to the Sea

39 x 58 in.  
Huile sur toile/Oil on canvas

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