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A Portrait of My Grandfather

Micah Lexier, A Portrait of My Grandfather, 1994Micah Lexier, A Portrait of My Grandfather, 1994
The massive sculpture, which hangs from the atrium ceiling of the University of Calgary's Scurfield Hall, is made from 29,064 laser-cut letters "x" in stainless steel. The total number of metallic "x" [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1994

Angles d'incidence

Claudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998Claudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998. © Nathalie VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998. © Nathalie VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998
The artwork consists of a sculptural installation with one part located inside the building and another part, outside.Inside, a large white panel is installed on a black painted wall. It creates a t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine
Installation year: 
1998

Arbres gourmands (Horaire, annuaires, seuils du jour)

Jean-Daniel Primeau, Arbres gourmands, 1998. © PrimeauJean-Daniel Primeau, Arbres gourmands, 1998Jean-Daniel Primeau, Arbres gourmands, 1998
The work is shaped like a sundial. A pink granite monolith featuring an engraved sentence is installed in the middle of a public place. An angled pole is held by a stem (the projected shadow follows t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Primeau, Daniel-Jean
Installation year: 
1998

Au fil de ta promenade

Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003
The Wreck:Fascinated by the mysterious wreck of the Lady Era, which washed up on the shores of Port-Cartier over 20 years ago, the artist made it the focal point of this work. Thus, a steel silhouette [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

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

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

Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux

Richard Purdy, Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux, 2004Richard Purdy, Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux, 2004
A sculpture in the shape of roofs with little bronze birds. Text is written on the glass of the dormer windows, as if someone had scribbled something with their finger on the frosty glass. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
2004

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

Comme si le temps… de la rue

Pierre Granche, Comme si le temps…de la rue, 1992Pierre Granche, Comme si le temps…de la rue, 1992Pierre Granche, Comme si le temps…de la rue, 1992. © Place des arts
Semi-circular surface featuring a column and four characters with symbolic heads. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Granche, Pierre
Installation year: 
1992

Convergences

Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005
The artwork is located at the apex of the library's main traffic area. It reveals a dandelion head on which was superimposed a reconstituted map of old Charlesbourg in different eras.The number 21 (fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2005

Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...

Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006
Twelve columns are arranged randomly. Text and sculptures of miniature chairs are integrated into them. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2006

Double trompe-l’oeil

Pierre Ayot, Double trompe-l'oeil, 1990. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Sculptural installation composed of a text box and various three-dimensional objects, either reproduced in silkscreen or carved. In a frame, a document entitled "A false true story" explains the diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Ayot, Pierre
Installation year: 
1990

Four Horsemen

François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989
Composed of about 300 industrial glass blocks, this work is the last of the artist's works known as the Ming Series. Using horses as a pretext to create a metaphor of building civilizations, Houde cre [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Houdé, François
Installation year: 
1989

Géographies à fleur de peau

Magali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette Thompson
Five circular images consisting of a montage of various mediums represent female characters that have been superimposed onto a map. Stanzas are written on 19 acetate discs revolving around the 5 image [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1999

Interface

François Dallegret, Interface,1989François Dallegret, Interface,1989
Sculptural sign consisting of two white steel beams that are linked at the top by eight corrugated fiberglass panels. It evokes a signboard shaped as an arch, such as ones used in institutions and pub [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dallegret, François
Installation year: 
1989