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Babylon (and the Tower of Babel)

John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991
A series of seven rusted metal pedestals in which the letters of the word “Babylon” are formed as interior voids. Mounted atop one pedestal is a large urn set at a tilt, and atop another is one of McE [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
McEwen, John
Installation year: 
2003

Cours d’eau littéraire

Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004
The installation includes rectangular stainless steel plates and words cut out of steel sheets. Inserted between plates, these words form eight sentences. The work as a whole lies on a gravel bed with [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2004

L’Île des Commencements

Rober Racine, L’Île des Commencements, 1995Rober Racine, L’Île des Commencements, 1995Rober Racine, L’Île des Commencements, 1995Rober Racine, L’Île des Commencements, 1995
The artwork consists of a granite bench, 26 slabs embedded in the ground and 4 small bronze pieces grafted to the Maison des Éclusiers. The bench reproduce the shape of Ilot Normandin, a small island [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Racine, Rober
Installation year: 
1995

New Currents, An Ancient Stream

Gwen Boyle, New Currents, An Ancient Stream, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, New Currents, An Ancient Stream, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
A series of connecting high and low pools, with a waterfall made of overlapping black slate. A large glacial boulder sits in the upper pool and an identical cast bronze replica sits in the lower pool. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyle, Gwen
Installation year: 
1994

Placed Upon the Horizon (Casting Shadows)

Source : Photo transmise par Marc André BrouilletteSource : Photo transmise par Marc André Brouillette
A text written in yellow cedar is embedded on the Southern façade of the Vancouver Art Gallery, above the columns. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Weiner, Lawrence
Installation year: 
1990