January 23, 2015 - Jonathan Hirschfeld
"Marc Séguin’s "I Love America and America Loves Me" is a tribute to one of the most dangerous events in the history of art, the journey of Joseph Beuys in America when he was imprisoned in a cage with a coyote. Séguin does not imprison himself but he looks at America with an ironic viewpoint, formal and critical."
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January 22, 2015 - Wall Street International
"The lurking issues present in Séguin’s subjects’ lives are provoked by their own use of individuality as a means of carving a cultural niche. Many of the subjects use the guise of individualism as an excuse for behavior even when it is misleading or harmful. The characters in the exhibition, like Andy Warhol or Elvis, are known for their prolific egos and eccentric and definitive personalities."
January 21, 2015 - Gail Worley, The Worley Gig
"One of our favorite venues for contemporary art, Mike Weiss Gallery, is currently featuring new works by painter Marc Séguin in an exhibit entitled I Love America and America Loves Me. Séguin’s mostly large scale canvases examine and poke fun at viral media phenomena and celebrity culture that Americans seem to be obsessed with. It isn’t always pretty, but it is always provocative."
January 20, 2015 - Dorota Kozinska, Vie des Arts
"Marc Séguin is perhaps Montreal’s best contemporary artist but you wouldn’t know it in the cacophony of exhibitions that roll over this exciting city. He could be compared to what in England were once called the Young British Artists (see Damien Hirst et al) [...] but unlike his protégées, Seguin actually has talent."Download Article (PDF)
January 17, 2015 - West of Dirty
"Powerful pop-y imagery painted upon unfinished canvas. The artwork peeks-out from the canvas very provocatively. There’s a nasty dirty-ness to parts of each canvas; as if to point out that there is a gross underbelly to ALL life."
July 19, 2014 - Division Gallery, Toronto
Division Gallery, Toronto is excited to announce Homecoming, a group show exhibiting the works of Marc Seguin, David Altmejd, Karl Funk, Graham Gillmore, and Scott McFarland all of whom have surpassed their local success into notoriety as international fixtures in the art world. As the title suggests, this exhibit takes advantage of the opportunity to welcome home these [Canadian] artists, whose works are now mostly exhibited outside the country.
December 14, 2013 - ratsdeville
"New exhibitions by Marc Séguin are always eagerly anticipated, and this latest does not disappoint with its presentation of some ten recent, large-format works."
November 20, 2013
New exhibitions by Marc Séguin are always eagerly anticipated, and this latest does not disappoint with its presentation of some ten recent, large-format works. Constantly able to amaze his admirers, Séguin once again leads us into a world of his own making, this time plunging us into urban landscapes that have a certain air of the dramatic about them. Plastered with messages, barricaded, such places show a reality we would prefer removed from our sight. Shoving the failures of our do-gooder society under our noses, Séguin’s works challenge us—as well as remind us of life’s inherent beauty. [...] This exhibition is held in collaboration with Mike Weiss Gallery (New York).