The database search engine lets you
find visual documents and texts on this Web site and
to access other related sites. To facilitate use of
the search engine, predetermined search criteria appear
in scroll bars. Once the search criteria are selected,
simply click on the search button for access to the
With the search by artist, you will
find more complete data on an artist. You can look at
the artist’s list of works, from most recent to
oldest, consult the artist’s curriculum vitae,
and, in some cases, read a text on the artist’s
The advanced search allows you to add
criteria to conduct a more targeted search about an
artist and/or a process and/or a practice and/or a theme.
The results are listed in chronological order, from
the oldest to the most recent work, starting with the
one that matches your search criteria most accurately.
Search by artist
To find all the works produced by an artist, select
the artist’s name in the scroll bar and click
on “search.” You will access that artist’s
To refine your search, you can browse the information
in the search engine on the home page.
To conduct a more targeted search or to query the entire
database, select one or several search criteria in the
different scroll bars, and then click on “search.”
This search may provide a greater number of results.
To reduce this number, it is best to use more than two
criteria to conduct your search. No matter how many
results appear, they are always in listed in chronological
Display of the works
Thumbnail: The reproductions of the
artist(s) are presented first in the form of thumbnails
– 12 images per page – in chronological
order beginning on page 1.
Medium-size image: When you click on
a thumbnail, a medium-size image is displayed along
with complete identification of and remarks on the work.
Large-format image: When you click
on a medium-size image or click on the “image
by image” button at the bottom of the screen,
you will display a large-format image. These images
are formatted 576 x 384 pixels.
Chronology of the works: All the images
by a single artist contained in the database are presented
in a continuous line respecting the order of series
and chronological order of the works from most recent
Curricula vitae and texts on the artists:
From the artist’s page, you can access the artist’s
CV and remarks on his or her works, as well as texts
or essays on him or her. In some cases, you can access
the artist’s Web site from his or her CV.
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