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Saint-Pierre was mystical and he’s already legend. Accustomed of the old capital and the survivors of bohemian time of Quebec know the places haunted by his past… Being disputed with the guard of the skies, the other Saint-Pierre, one says he’s always grinding in the city. Some others say that in the middle of the old city quarters, it is possible, very late the evening, to see him sauntering, a litlle drunk, in the search of himselfself. The single work of Georges Saint-Pierre (1927-1985) was recognized for the first time by a critic of the newspaper Le Devoir, Lyse Nantais, in 1961 : ” It is an extremely interesting vision whose first quality is strength and the second, the refusal of any kindness. Saint-Pierre is, without any doubt, a strong personality, not fearing to go till the end with certain excesses, hateful on the plastic level, but reassuring by their audacity itself.” He located his work like a part of art movement called ”Misérabilisme”; an artistic current of the years 1950. Originating from Chicoutimi, where he saw dying his father at twelve years old of age (1939), he left the area, from 1948 to 1958, to make short stays in Montréal. He even try to establish himself there. Saint-Pierre seeks to come into contact with the automatists Borduas first. The sources do not inform about his attempts in frequentation, but indicate his efforts never succeeded to integrate the group, that seemed to reject him. Same manner, he was refused three times by the Fine Arts school of Montreal which considered him without any talent or… too bearded. Taking time to frequented the badly famed taverns where he discovered his favorites subjects, peoples that he met there…that he liked and respected. In spite of the reverses, Montreal enabled him to meet Paul Gagnon, who initiated him in painting, with Arthur Villeneuve. Following these various experiments, he moved to Quebec city. The town of Quebec was the one of the great meetings. In three years, he explored several avenues before forging his single style. Marco Labrecque, in an article in le Soleil of 1973, described his universe in which he revolved by his way of life and new friends like Fred Garon, Gilles Vigneault, Raoul Roy, Marie-Claire Blais, Christian Larsen, Réginald Martel, Claude Carette, Louis-Paul Hamel, Suzanne Paradise, François Lafortune.