April 23, 2019
C Magazine Auction
Lot 42
Myriam Dion

Chasing the Allure of a Royal Past in Northern India, Sunday-January 10, The New York Times
Newspaper cut with X-Acto knife, collage and gold leaf 
(7.5 x 7.7”)
Estimate $2,200

Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Division (Montréal)

Myriam Dion’s intricate newspaper cutouts explore the intersection between folk traditions and contemporary media during a period of history wherein printed news faces extinction. Dion completed her MA in Visual Art at UQAM (Montréal). Dion’s work has been shown at Musée National des beaux-arts du Québec, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies (Alberta) and Rijswijk Museum (Netherlands). Dion is the recipient of several grants and awards, including from the Canada Council for the Arts, as well as the Post-Residency Award of the Banff Centre. Her art can be found in major public and private collections, including at MNBAQ, Loto-Québec, TD Bank (Toronto) and the Claridge Collection (Montréal). Upcoming exhibits include London Museum (Ontario) and Gdynia Museum (Poland).