by Aimée Riou Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, now almost a year ago, the art scene has been radically transformed. While the impact on different industries varies, it is still possible to notice more generalized impacts, especially in the context of artists’ contracts. Indeed, the pandemic has led to the cancellation or modification of many of these contracts. So, how does contract law deal with instances of superior force? What about COVID-19? Basic Contract Law rules Before anything else, it is important to understand a few fundamental rules in Québec contract law. First, when a valid contract is.