Robbin Deyo

Throb, 2017

In situ painting

Robbin Deyo incites us to ponder the inescapable dichotomy between life and death: between the “lifelines” moving on the wall and the inevitable end of movement. Throb is thus a formal expression of the desire to seize the present moment.


Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde

179, Grande Allée Ouest
418 643-2150


February 17 to March 14
Tuesday to Sunday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Opening – February 17, 5 p.m.


© Robbin Deyo, Throb, 2017. Photo : Idra Labrie MNBAQ

Robbin Deyo

(Montreal, Canada)

Robbin Deyo has a bachelor of fine arts degree from Emily Carr University of Art and Design and a master’s degree from Concordia University. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Canada, the United States, France and Italy. The artist has also made public works in Montreal and Edmonton. Pieces by her are in several private and public collections, including the Prêt d’œuvres d’art du Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec collection (CPOA rental) and the Art Omi Foundation Collection (New York). Deyo is represented by the Paul Kuhn Gallery (Calgary).