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Bancs de pierre.. .et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras

Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009
Twelve granite benches installed along Saint-Laurent Blvd. Portuguese and French literary quotes are engraved onto them. Each bench is decorated with ceramics created by four Montreal artists of Portu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lima, Joe; Branco, Joseph; Rebelo, Miguel; Calado, Carlos
Installation year: 
2009

Bleu… et toutes les couleurs

Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995
A bronze table is installed in the indoor garden. Small amounts of colours have been sprinkled onto it. Under each colour, a verb in the infinitive is engraved directly into the tabletop. A wall near [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Michel
Installation year: 
1995

Circle of Words, Garden of Thought

Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
The main component, a wide stone bench, traces a sixty-foot-long arc. The circular movement is reinforced by a stand of light columns and an arc of birch trees along the outside curve of the bench. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2002

Des pas sur terre

Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000
A planisphere is cast on the ground at the entrance of the school. This map of Earth is coupled with excerpts from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A block of letters is embedded in the wall. At [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
2000

Double Word Score

Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005.
Double Word Score features a set of seven engraved granite paving stones that spell RISE and IRIS. The shape, font and scoring reference Scrabble tiles. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jurakic, Ivan
Installation year: 
2005

Fear

Leesa Striefler, Graymatter, 1989
Artwork creator(s): 
Striefler, Leesa
Installation year: 
1989

Footnotes

Gwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
Ninety-nine unpolished black granite tiles are recessed randomly into the sidewalk. Handcarved into each granite block are words or texts chosen for their specific reference to the site. The shore is [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyle, Gwen
Installation year: 
1994

I looked for Sarah everywhere

Gilbert Boyer, I looked for Sarah everywhere,1992Gilbert Boyer, I looked for Sarah everywhere,1992. © Gilbert BoyerGilbert Boyer, I looked for Sarah everywhere,1992Gilbert Boyer, I looked for Sarah everywhere,1992
Installation of six paintings on the lawn. The paintings feature an image with text. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyer, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1992

Indices fragmentés

The work consists of posters and tombstones. 3,500 posters were put up by a company specializing in indoor and outdoor billposting. The posters feature text on the left and, on the right, a detail fro [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Neumark, Devora
Installation year: 
1992

L'îlot

Andrew, Dutkewych, L’Îlot, 2002Andrew, Dutkewych, L’Îlot, 2002
A promontory features a cylindrical tower with an open sphere and a sculpture in the shape of a dog. Three reflexive, black granite slabs are also included, featuring the nomenclature of indigenous aq [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutkewych, Andrew
Installation year: 
2002

Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton)

Marie-France Brière, Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton), 1992
The work is integrated into the floor of the great hall, which opens up onto five floors topped by a sky dome. The ensemble features a cross made of freshwater limestone, which recalls the cross on th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Brière, Marie-France
Installation year: 
1992

Les mots nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval de trait.

Pierre Leblanc, Les mots qui nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval Pierre Leblanc, Les mots qui nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval Pierre Leblanc, Les mots qui nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval Pierre Leblanc, Les mots qui nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval
Six sculptures sit atop long stems. The sculptures represent a canoe, a horse, an armchair, a leaf, a house and a plane. Fragments from Gaston Miron's L’Homme rapaillé are engraved in stone [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

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

Make West

Bill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André Brouillette
The piece can be found along the foundation of the building, on the waterfront walkway between Nicola and Cardero Streets. It is made of stones, plaques and objects cast in bronze that refer to the hi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pechet, Bill; Robb, Stephanie
Installation year: 
1997

Nef pour quatorze reines

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Nef pour quatorze reines, 1999. © Denis FarleyRose-Marie E. Goulet, Nef pour quatorze reines, 1999. © Denis FarleyRose-Marie E. Goulet, Nef pour quatorze reines, 1999. © Denis Farley
This commemorative work is part of Place du 6 décembre 1989, a memorial public place dedicated to the fourteen victims of the École Polytechnique de Montréal Massacre. Seven granite arches are install [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1999