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Cantate

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Cantate, 2005
The artwork deploys over the sloping wall of the two floors dominating the main entrance hall. The work consists of a large, textured mural that was built with mirror-polished stainless steel cut [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
2005

Champ de lumière en mémoire de Gaston Miron et Pablo Neruda

Daniel Hogue, Champ de lumière en mémoire de Gaston Miron et Pablo Neruda, 2005
Mirrors that have been placed on the ground, trace poems by Gaston Mirron and Pablo Neruda in braille. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hogue, Daniel
Installation year: 
2005

Double Blind

Antonia (Katharina) Hirsch, Double blind, 2008Antonia (Katharina) Hirsch, Double blind, 2008
Convex, mirrored acrylic domes lay on a concrete wall spanning four stories and spelling out a "Snellen eye chart"—that familiar series of letters that many of us recognize from routine eye exams—as e [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hirsch, Antonia (Katharina)
Installation year: 
2008

Ex/Diamond

Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993
The artist wanted to transform a dark corner with light and a story. The text portion of her installation invites the viewer into a conversation between the artist and the maker of the lettering. In [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gartley, Vera
Installation year: 
1993

Fugue en… Mineur

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Fugue en mineur, 1998. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet, Fugue en mineur, 1998. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet
The artwork consists of high reliefs and one mirror that blend in with the architectonic elements by bringing together two angled walls. Sentences written in blue letters and differents fonts run alon [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1998

Le lieu de la présence

 Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005 Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005. © Nathalie Dion Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005. © Nathalie Dion
The artist created an installation incorporating three elements. The words "You are here,", which figure prominently on tourist maps, are engraved in the center of the window pane. On the hall's later [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Blain, Dominique

Le miroir aux alouettes

Jean-Yves Vigneau, Le miroir aux alouettes, 2004Jean-Yves Vigneau, Le miroir aux alouettes, 2004Jean-Yves Vigneau, Le miroir aux alouettes, 2004
On a sort of raft (itself the extension of a small dock), a two-sided mirror rotates in the wind. It reflects the surrounding landscape, showing multiple points of views but always returning to the la [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vigneau, Jean-Yves
Installation year: 
2004

L’Inversion du monde

Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989
Sculptural and environmental installation featuring a floor mosaic, a suspended sculpture and a high relief affixed to the ceiling of the rotunda. First, a polychromic mosaic on the ground represents [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
1989

Scopes of Site

Jill Anholt , Scopes of Site, 2003Jill Anholt , Scopes of Site, 2003
The sculpture takes its form from periscopes and telescopes as instruments used for discovering what lay below the surface. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Anholt, Jill
Installation year: 
2003

Untitled

Effets publics, Untitled, 1992Effets publics, Untitled, 1992Effets publics, Untitled, 1992
This large installation is spread over four sites: from the square in front of the building; in the lobby; above the main staircase; and in the reading rooms of the library. A spiral unifies the diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Effets publics : Goulet, Rose-Marie E.; Paiement, Alain; Randy, Saharuni; Denis, Bernard; Bellavance, Guy
Installation year: 
1992