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Description found in Archives

Yvan Adam fonds [graphic material]. 

Date(s)

1979-1981

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

19 prints offset lithographs, serigraphs.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of posters produced for various Quebec governmental agencies, performing arts groups and events. Works by Yvan Adam.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Graphic material: No restrictions on use. Copyright: Yvan Adam. Credit: National Archives of Canada.

Item level descriptions available on-line in MINISIS. (Electronic)

Biography / Administrative history

Yvan Adam was born 1 March 1955 in Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. A painter, designer, illustrator, and poster designer, the works of Adam have adorned the walls of Montreal since the early 1980's. His most famous posters of the cinema include Decline of the American Empire and Love and Human Remains by Denis Arcand; Au Clair de la Lune by Marc-Andre Forcier; La Postére by Gilles Carle, Café Italia by Paul Tana; Un Zoo la Nuit by Jean-Claude Lauzon; and Cruising Bar by Robert Ménard. Adam has shown his work at various galleries throughout Montreal, New York City and Toronto. He was also part of the exhibition "L'affiche d'Aujourd'hui" held at the National Arts Centre, Ottawa, in 1987, that brought together the works of prominent Quebec graphic designers to promote cinematic and performing arts in Canada.

Additional information

Material acquired from Yvan Adam of Montréal, Québec, via agent Denise Charpentier of Montréal, Québec in 1981.

Related materials
For additional works by Yvan Adam refer also to accessions 1984-032 (PIC); 1983-102 (PIC); 1986-021 (PIC); 1989-435 (DAP); and 1982-052 (PIC).

Private

Related control no.

1983-015 PIC