Sculpture

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Works of art in which images and forms are produced in relief, in intaglio, or in the round. It refers especially to those objects that retain the quality of being tangible objects or groups of objects. It refers particularly to art works created by carving or engraving a hard material, by molding or casting a malleable material, or by assembling parts to create a three-dimensional object. It is typically used to refer to large or medium-sized objects made of stone, wood, bronze, or another metal.

Rosace, feuille d’acanthe, colonnes, tête d’enfant, une histoire, un lieu

Sculptural grouping of columns and benches. An acanthus leaf, a church façade and a child's head appear on the columns. The text is written on the benches. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
2009

Lieu de force

Sculptural grouping consisting in four small components on which architectural motifs appear - volutes, banister, railing. Two larger components are also installed. A leafy tree and a samara are embed [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
2002

Time Cones

Time Cones mark the entrance plaza of this office tower. Incised into the spiral ribbon of the large cone and the top ring of the planter cones, a text by poet Christopher Dewdney describes the geolog [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Golden, Brad; Eichenberg, Lynne
Installation year: 
1996

Convergence

The artwork consists of two bas-reliefs and a sculpture mounted directly onto a concrete wall. On the narrow side of the wall, the literal bas-relief appears vertically, offering an Einstein quote. Th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
2007

We, 2008

Sitting proud and peaceful, this 16-foot-tall human figure is made up of characters from eight alphabets: Latin, Greek, Russian Cyrillic, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Arabic and Chinese. The sculpture is [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Plensa, Jaume
Installation year: 
2009

Unlimited Growth Increases The Divide

The text consists of 7" copper letters installed above the entrance to the gallery. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Walter, Kathryn
Installation year: 
1990

Symbols of the Cuneiforms

This artwork is a delicate metal bas-relief with plexiglas inserts. The white sections light up at night. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Thomas, Lionel; Thomas, Patricia; Lachnit, F.
Installation year: 
1960

Perennials

A semi-circle of shattered glass screens with etched leaves is visible from the street and lit at night. In the courtyard is a 4,500 sq. ft. leaf-shaped pool; situated around it are black granite seat [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Steinman, Barbara
Installation year: 
1997

Nous sommes un peuple

The work consists of a low relief that evokes the original purpose of the Institut Canadien, 2 bronze sculptures and of five brass plates that evoke its history. The text is engraved on the wall [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Archambault, Luc
Installation year: 
2000

Espace René-Richard

The structure is a reinterpretation of painter René Richard's boat. Quotes from the artist are engraved on the rear of the structure, in the upper part. Five paintings by the artist are also on displa [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forand, Annie
Installation year: 
1998
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