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Barques et Brouettes

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Barques et Brouettes, 1997
The work consists of four paintings. In the lobby, three paintings display wheelbarrows made of aluminium or that have been painted in bright colours (red, yellow, orange, blue). Boats are pouring out [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1997

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

Celebrations

Barbara Amos, Celebrations, 2004
Brilliantly-colored figural pieces are interspersed with abstract components depicting the activities that take place in the recreation facility. Calligraphic marks and stripes are integrated into the [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Amos, Barbara
Installation year: 
2004

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

Dispositif 21

Michel Niquette, Dispositif 21, 1994
The work consists of eight paintings. On the walls, they form two square mural sets. The top paintings feature houses that can be found in the town of Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan. The representations appe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Niquette, Michel
Installation year: 
1994

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

Dyke House

Shaira Holman, Lizard Jones & River Sui, Dyke House, 1992Shaira Holman, Lizard Jones & River Sui, Dyke House, 1992
This installation was placed in the back of a truck and moved to 4 different locations during the summer of 1992 [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Holman, Shaira; Jones, Lizard; Sui, River
Installation year: 
1992

Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid

Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003
On the ground floor, round and square pictorial artworks as well as a few birds constitute the signage to the next floors.  Level 1:The square shape represents the idea of home. Pi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Fenêtres

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Fenêtres, 1998. © François Labbé
The work consists of six juxtaposed relief paintings. They show the schematic representations of a man and a woman whose silhouettes evoke those of two birds. The composition is divided and framed by [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1998

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

La Traversée

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, La traversée, 2000Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, La traversée, 2000
The work consists of three panels. The central panel represents an arched bridge with three turtles crossing it. Under it, the tail of a fish or sea mammal can be seen. This tail rises out of an oval [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
2000

Le Jardin secret

Francine Larivée, Le jardin secret, 2000Francine Larivée, Le jardin secret, 2000
Sculptural installation looking like a huge filing cabinet with a cover and 64 drawers that can opened, based on the Yi-King. Divided into two numerically equivalent series and installed over eight ro [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Larivée, Francine
Installation year: 
2000

Les mots bleus

Guy Bourassa, Les mots bleus,1995
Two large painted surfaces. Two aluminum shapes: a face outlined in letters and a panel featuring a cutout hand writing a few letters. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bourassa, Guy
Installation year: 
1995

Les quatre éléments

Dominique Laquerre, Les quatre éléments, 1991. © Dominique LaquerreDominique Laquerre, Les quatre éléments, 1991. © Dominique Laquerre
The installation consists of paintings on wooden panels and a metallic structure. The paintings cover the upper part of four of the library's columns. They evoke the elements of nature - water, air, e [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Laquerre, Dominique
Installation year: 
1991

Pyramide

Claire Sarrasin, Pyramide,1998Claire Sarrasin, Pyramide,1998
This pyramid-shaped sculpture is a testimony to creativity. Acting like a signal, the chosen colour, red, and the luminous area, in the center, attracts attention. Stable and solid, the square-shaped [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Sarrasin, Claire
Installation year: 
1998