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Dans l'oeil de ce monde

Marie-Christiane Mathieu, Dans l'oeil de ce monde, 2007Marie-Christiane Mathieu, Dans l'oeil de ce monde, 2007
A totem pole is topped by a leafy cabin in which a hare may be living. The artwork is made up of four components: a totem pole, a cabin, a tortoise and a hare. Each element carries its own story. The [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mathieu, Marie-Christiane
Installation year: 
2007

Four Horsemen

François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989
Composed of about 300 industrial glass blocks, this work is the last of the artist's works known as the Ming Series. Using horses as a pretext to create a metaphor of building civilizations, Houde cre [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Houdé, François
Installation year: 
1989

Histoire alphabétisante

Pierre Leblanc, Histoire alphabétisante, 1989. © Centre d'Exposition Lanaudière
The work consists of sculptures and photographs, and includes high reliefs and low reliefs on the theme of "bandes-dessinées" (comic books). Among the illustrated elements, there are characters, anima [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
1989

La Montée de Saumon

Mural painted on a concrete wall and a triptych consisting of a painting with bas-reliefs. The mural consists of horizontal rectangles, blue wavy forms and stylized fishes that swim along the wall. Th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Desgagné, Chantale
Installation year: 
1986

Les Mots de Sophie

Daniel Dutil, Les Mots de Sophie, 2003. © Éric Gauthier
Wall sculpture occupying an entire wall.  The wall surface is divided in the center by a vertical aluminium rectangle. On each side of this central shape, the wall's concrete slabs are covered wi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutil, Daniel
Installation year: 
2003

Lest we Forget

Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994
The names of 135 Canadian women murdered since 1989 are written, interspersed with the phrase "lest we forget" throughout the list. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Posyniak, Teresa
Installation year: 
1994

Monument pour A

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet
The ceiling and the upper part of the walls are painted in shades of blue. Perforated spheres that look like communication satellites stand out on this blue background. They are formed of acronyms of [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1997

Une odeur de luxe

Mark Lewis, Une odeur de luxe, 1990Mark Lewis, Une odeur de luxe, 1990
"Odour-spraying" devices were installed in the airport toilets. In the men's room, the devices offered fragrances for women; in the women's room, fragrances for men. Text written in vinyl letters had [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lewis, Mark
Installation year: 
1990

Untitled

The work consists of six panels that are used as doors. Each contains seven partially superimposed vertical boards. Their black surfaces feature carved text (a total of 2,200 letters) reproducing a le [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vaillancourt, Armand
Installation year: 
1984

Untitled

Marcel Deschênes, Untitled, 1992
Mural embedded into the bump out of a wall and made of stacks of laminated polychromatic wood. According to the artist, the outer edges of the piece, which are painted blue and placed in a such a way [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Deschênes, Marcel
Installation year: 
1992

Untitled

Colette Whiten, Contour Figures, 1976Colette Whiten, Contour Figures, 1976Colette Whiten, Contour Figures, 1976. © Marc André BrouilletteColette Whiten, Contour Figures, 1976. © Marc André Brouillette
Silhouettes of human figures in wood or concrete. Engraved thoughts appear on the silhouettes and photographs, on the walls. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Whiten, Colette
Installation year: 
1976

Untitled

Triptych consisting of three paintings, including one collage painting. On a wall of the library, the first painting incorporates 38 Reader's Digest books placed in a row on the right, while 4 silhoue [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Royer, Claude
Installation year: 
1991

Untitled

The artwork consists of a triptych. The first painting shows an embossed moon, linked to a text by Marcel Proust. The second painting shows water lilies. The last one represents a domestic scene. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Béliveau, Paul
Installation year: 
1993