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A Brief History of Ottawa

Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994
The maps were installed on the incline under the bridge with corresponding dates and words directly below. This particular set features a map of the lakes and rivers of the Ottawa region before Wester [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
1994

A mari usque ad mare

Omer Parent, A mari usque ad mare, 1952Omer Parent, A mari usque ad mare, 1952
The painting represents various commercial activities in Canada, from coast to coast: the fisheries of the Pacific, fruit crops, forestry, Native American art, hunting and the fur trade, the oil indus [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Parent, Omer
Installation year: 
1952

A Walk Through the Universe

Clayton Lowe, A Walk Through the Universe, 2000
A giant mural painted with aerosol on the North wall of the LRT portal [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lowe, Clayton
Installation year: 
2002

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

All That Has Value

Ron Benner, All That Has Value,1993Ron Benner, All That Has Value,1993
Garden installation: black and white photographs with text [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Benner, Ron
Installation year: 
1993

Bonheur d'occasion

Julie Hébert, Bonheur d’occasion,1976
The colours used are the same as the ones on the large coloured panels of the docks [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hébert, Julien
Installation year: 
1976

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

Cantate

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Cantate, 2005
The artwork deploys over the sloping wall of the two floors dominating the main entrance hall. The work consists of a large, textured mural that was built with mirror-polished stainless steel cut [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
2005

Comme un poisson dans la ville

Gilbert Boyer, Comme un poisson dans la ville, 1988Gilbert Boyer, Comme un poisson dans la ville, 1988Gilbert Boyer, Comme un poisson dans la ville, 1988. © Gilbert BoyerGilbert Boyer, Comme un poisson dans la ville, 1988. © Gilbert Boyer
The artwork consists of 12 plates affixed to different buildings in a given neighborhood. The 12th plate is hidden in the 10th plate, which is divided in two. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyer, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1988

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

Double Blind

Antonia (Katharina) Hirsch, Double blind, 2008Antonia (Katharina) Hirsch, Double blind, 2008
Convex, mirrored acrylic domes lay on a concrete wall spanning four stories and spelling out a "Snellen eye chart"—that familiar series of letters that many of us recognize from routine eye exams—as e [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hirsch, Antonia (Katharina)
Installation year: 
2008

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

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