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Jordi Bonet was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1932 and died in Montreal, Quebec in 1979. He emigrated to Canada in 1954 and subsequently exhibited his drawings and paintings in Canada and abroad. Bonet was a member of the Société des Artistes Professionnels du Québec and the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. He was the recipient of a number of awards, including the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Allied Arts Medal in 1965. He held the position of Professor of Art at the School of Architecture, University of Montreal until his death.

Photo: Installation of Jordi's Bonet's, The End of Time, 1968

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Installation of Jordi Bonet's, The End of Time, 1968
Ontario Government Art Collection
Archives of Ontario

Photo: Installation of Jordi's Bonet's, The End of Time, 1968 - 2

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Installation of Jordi Bonet's, The End of Time, 1968
Ontario Government Art Collection
Archives of Ontario

In this example of Bonet’s work, ceramic, his preferred medium, was used with fired, coloured and glazed clay. This piece has been interpreted in various ways: as a moonscape; an ancient lake-bed with encrusted fossils; as the remains of an archaeological dig; or, as a geological specimen-case.

The End of Time, 1966-68 - Jordi Bonet

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The End of Time, [ca. 1966-68]
Jordi Bonet
fired clay
Government of Ontario Art Collection, 619776

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