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Richard Purdy, Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz…, 1994
Two aluminium murals feature engraved letters and calligraphy symbols. The metallic surface is textured and krinkled, making it difficult to read. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
1994

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

Déplacements

Dominique Laquerre, Déplacements, 2002
Strip featuring five metallic discs with photographic details (reflection of trees in water, the sky), words borrowed from geographical maps and relief (compass dial). [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Laquerre, Dominique
Installation year: 
2003

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

Des pas sur terre

Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000
A planisphere is cast on the ground at the entrance of the school. This map of Earth is coupled with excerpts from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A block of letters is embedded in the wall. At [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
2000

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

Et, ils vécurent heureux

Carole Baillargeon, Et, ils vécurent heureux, 1995
Inspired by the "paper doll", a high-relief represents a dress. The back and front are juxtaposed so reversed, one above the other. The lower part (the front) shows a pattern of "root" or "branch". An [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baillargeon, Carole
Installation year: 
1995

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

La Chute de mots

Florent Cousineau, La Chute de mots, 2001Florent Cousineau, La Chute de mots, 2001Florent Cousineau, La Chute de mots, 2001Florent Cousineau, La Chute de mots, 2001
Aluminum strips featuring words. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cousineau, Florent
Installation year: 
2001

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

Le poète dans l’univers

Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.
Three major Quebec poets - Émile Nelligan (1879-1941), Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau (1912-1943) and, of course, Octave Crémazie (1827-1879) for whom the metro station was named - are represented by i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lauda, Georges; Pannier, Paul
Installation year: 
1968

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