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Ampersand

Micah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
Every wall of the new Leslie & Sheppard Subway Station is covered with one of 17,000 custom-printed tiles. The tiles feature the handwriting of different members of the public who were invited to [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
2002

Arboreus, after Rodchenko

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008
A 43’ high glass and glulam installation marks a public plaza and is visible from the library and all approaches. The glass has an abstracted, lifesize image of a cedar tree. Framed by this sculpture, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2008

As one

Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura PlensaJaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura Plensa
Neon letters welcome passengers as they wait for their luggage. From the chaos of the jumbled letters, words emerge. America, Europa, Asia, Oceania, Africa. As the harmony between the letters that com [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Plensa, Jaume
Installation year: 
2003

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

Bridge, Abridged

Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007
Bridge, Abridged consists of several components which focus attention on the cutting-edge engineering and materials used in the pedestrian overpass structure. Adam Kuby integrates words and manipulate [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kuby, Adam
Installation year: 
2007

Chrondus Crispus

Susan Feindel, Chrondus Crispus, 2000Susan Feindel, Chrondus Crispus, 2000
Floor mosaic representing Earth. The text is on the edge. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Feindel, Susan
Installation year: 
2000

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

Counting Crows

Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001
Several crows sit on a weather vane. A circle with a poem is installed under the structure. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Grant, Evelyn
Installation year: 
2001

Courage & Hope

Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998. © Valérie LeblancValérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998
The sculpture consists of a golden ladder set against a glass wall. At the base of the ladder are the names of the fourteen women who died in the École Polytechnique tragedy. Carved on the glass are d [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
LeBlanc, Valérie
Installation year: 
1998

Débordement public

Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006
Furniture set: large tables in front of the school, great set of stairs in front of the hospital and large benches in the park. Forty-something apples are affixed to the furniture. Each apple features [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Soland, Peter; Duguay-Lefebvre Fannie; Courville, François; Loof, Alain; Blais, Marie-Claire; Vandal-Piché, Émilie
Installation year: 
2006

En d’autres termes

P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997
Ten fragments compose this installation, which combines elements of sculpture, writing and figurative image. On a series of plates, letters and phrases are engraved or printed in different calligraphi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Langshaw, P.K.
Installation year: 
1997

FUNhouse

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010
Three permanent installations refer to the activities of the center. The first component to be installed is FUNhouse: cast aluminum soccerballs, volleyballs and basketballs are imbedded into a concret [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2010

Gateway

Warren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André Brouillette
This pair of allegorical doors were created to identify the limits of Toronto’s Chinatown, the neighbourhood name for this now predominantly Asian community. Gateway is based on the ancient script for [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chen, Millie; Quigley, Warren

Les Allusifs

Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002
The work is composed of eight stainless steel sculptures on a platform with embedded steel strips. The sculptural elements refer to the history of the districts of Saint-Henri and Sainte-Cunégonde - m [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jarnuszkiewicz, Jacek
Installation year: 
2002

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