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A Monument To a Lost Opportunity

Justin Wonnacott,  A Monument To a Lost Opportunity
Slab with an inscription in the sidewalk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1992

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

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

Compass Rose

Justin Wonnacott, Compass Rose
This work combines a simplified image of the Ottawa area landscape, as seen from a satellite, with a drawing of a surveyor's sextant over the city, which partly obscures the word "domic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
2003

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

Give Peace a Chance

Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009
Several slats featuring the engraved phrase "Give Peace a Chance", translated into 40 languages spoken in Montreal. The work commemorates John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in Montreal in 1969. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda; Séguin, Marie-Claude
Installation year: 
2009

Grand Parade, Halifax

William Johnson & Matt Robinson, Grand Parade, Halifax, 2009
A traffic control box is painted in muted, watery colours, like age-old slate, with faded images of ships and skylines. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnson, William; Robinson, Matt
Installation year: 
2009

I am still learning

 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003
Plate placed at the entrance of the library. The text appears in Latin, Spanish, Blackfoot (First Nation), French and English. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Valentine, Frederick
Installation year: 
2003

Lulu, A Memory Garden

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Lulu, A Memory Garden, 2009.Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Lulu, A Memory Garden, 2009.Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Lulu, A Memory Garden, 2009.
The art project consists of two parts: large pavers cut from pillars featuring text and placed at various locations throughout the park; a centre piece of large etched black stone paver slabs placed i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2009

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

Obelisk

Catholic School Board Students, Obelisk, 1975Catholic School Board Students, Obelisk, 1975
Obelisk of mosaics [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Catholic School Board Students
Installation year: 
1975

Perennials

Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997
A semi-circle of shattered glass screens with etched leaves is visible from the street and lit at night. In the courtyard is a 4,500 sq. ft. leaf-shaped pool; situated around it are black granite seat [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Steinman, Barbara
Installation year: 
1997

Stream of Consciousness

Katherine Kerr, Stream of Consciousness, 2001Katherine Kerr, Stream of Consciousness, 2001. © Katherine KerrKatherine Kerr, Stream of Consciousness, 2001Katherine Kerr, Stream of Consciousness, 2001. © Katherine Kerr
A bridge spans a small pond and stream, becoming a metaphor for connections with the past and future and reflecting on the life cycle of the salmon and the remarkable journey they endure. Inspired by [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2001

Tree of Knowledge, fragments

Nancy Chew  & Jacqueline Metz, Tree of Knowledge, fragments, 2008Nancy Chew  & Jacqueline Metz, Tree of Knowledge, fragments, 2008Nancy Chew  & Jacqueline Metz, Tree of Knowledge, fragments, 2008
Engraved images carved into bluestone suggest fragments of a magnificent tree, shadows of the Tree of Knowledge. Dappled amongst the imagery are literary quotes personally selected by library donors [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chew, Nancy; Metz, Jacqueline
Installation year: 
2008