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All Our Knowledge Has its Origins in Our Perceptions

Brian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our PerceptioBrian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our PerceptioBrian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our Perceptio
Abstract mural made of three circles and several geometric forms. A quote from Leonardo da Vinci appears at the top. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baxter, Brain; Olynyk, Markian
Installation year: 
1995

Allô, les voyelles

Gilbert Poissant, Allô, les voyelles, 1998. © Gilbert Poissant
Six round murals in three different formats, all slightly textured and in bright colours (blue, red, yellow). The mural displaying the letters "e", "a" and "u" are located at two intersecting walls. O [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poissant, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1998

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

Des ailes et des racines

Bill Vincent, Des ailes et des racines, 2005
The mural consists of two parts. In the bottom section, roots go up to black & white family photographs, over the text. In the top section, a plant transforms into a flight of birds. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2005

Echoes of grace

Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002
On the photographs are two different sets of text, separated into the left side and the right side on each panel. The two sides are meant to show the different kinds of history that a place can have — [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
2001

L'aile citoyenne

Louise Viger, L'aile citoyenne, 2003Louise Viger, L'aile citoyenne, 2003
In the hall, a wing hangs diagonally from the ceiling to the floor. It is made of 360 aluminium feathers, a reference to the angels that used to be very present in religious sculpture. A dialogue is c [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Viger, Louise
Installation year: 
2003

Le mur de la paix

Cécile Dion, Le mur de la paix, 2007
Inscribed on a wall, the word "Peace" is translated into the 34 languages that represent Montreal's largest communities. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dion, Cécile
Installation year: 
2007

Les mots bleus

Guy Bourassa, Les mots bleus,1995
Two large painted surfaces. Two aluminum shapes: a face outlined in letters and a panel featuring a cutout hand writing a few letters. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bourassa, Guy
Installation year: 
1995

Les Mots de Sophie

Daniel Dutil, Les Mots de Sophie, 2003. © Éric Gauthier
Wall sculpture occupying an entire wall.  The wall surface is divided in the center by a vertical aluminium rectangle. On each side of this central shape, the wall's concrete slabs are covered wi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutil, Daniel
Installation year: 
2003

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Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992
The mural unfolds on the 18 glass panels of a curtain wall and on a painted drywall surface mounted on the adjacent wall. Evoking a musical staff, each glass panel features 5 superimposed words. They [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
1992

Vox non echo

Gilbert Poissant, Vox non echo, 1999
The round mural consists of three earthenware pieces painted with aluminum strips. It features two steel blue half-moons and a white square in the middle, along with a few touches of red and yellow. T [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poissant, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1999