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All Intertwining

Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002
The Waterwise Demonstration Garden was designed to be sustained by natural rainfall. A large ceramic sign identifies the garden, and three smaller signs communicate the philosophy behind this water-co [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
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

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

Bancs de pierre.. .et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras

Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009
Twelve granite benches installed along Saint-Laurent Blvd. Portuguese and French literary quotes are engraved onto them. Each bench is decorated with ceramics created by four Montreal artists of Portu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lima, Joe; Branco, Joseph; Rebelo, Miguel; Calado, Carlos
Installation year: 
2009

Buffalo Hierophany

Jane Ash Poitras, Buffalo Hierophany, 1992
Photo montage that shows historic photos of slaughtered buffalo and handwritten text about the sacredness of that Plains animal even today. The images are assembled into an energetic, modern, graphic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poitras, Jane Ash
Installation year: 
1992

Continuum

Katherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007. © ACCNV Public ArtKatherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007Katherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007
A band of twisted, stainless steel engraved with decades of events and visions of the past and present; lit from below at night [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2007

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

Éclatement II

Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998
Colossal fountain. The text is written on its perimeter. The fountain represents tectonic plates that have been disrupted by the effects of water. It is an analogy to how natural elements are raised a [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Daudelin, Charles
Installation year: 
1998

Everything is going to be alright

Martin Creed, Everything is going to be alright, 2009.Martin Creed, Everything is going to be alright, 2009.
On a façade of the Wing Sang Building in Chinatown (the oldest building in the neighborhood), we can read the words "Everything is going to be alright." The neon letters are visible from the Georgi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creed, Martin
Installation year: 
2009

Fable VII

Trevor Gould, Fable VII, 1989Trevor Gould, Fable VII, 1989
Fable VII consists of three parts: the indoor writing, a bronze component in the outdoor pool and the lion in its frame.The work establishes a reciprocal action between interior and exterior spac [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gould, Trevor
Installation year: 
1989

Fenêtres

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Fenêtres, 1998. © François Labbé
The work consists of six juxtaposed relief paintings. They show the schematic representations of a man and a woman whose silhouettes evoke those of two birds. The composition is divided and framed by [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1998

Field of Winds

Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003
The [seven] History Posts, a series of illuminated columns, line the walkway to the airport.  Each is silk-screened with a photograph taken from archives, accompanied by a descriptive text.  [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2003

Flashlight

Luis Jacob, Flashlight, 2005Luis Jacob, Flashlight, 2005
The message “EVERYBODY’S GOT A LITTLE LIGHT UNDER THE SUN” appeared at the Toronto Sculpture Garden in the spring of 2005. This message was written upon an LED sign that framed a climbing dome situate [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jacob, Luis
Installation year: 
2005

Incantation: The Senses

Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006
The tapestry is conceived in two sections. The smaller panel functions as an introduction, somewhat like a decorative title page. The outer border pattern is ornate and lyrical, surrounding an interio [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kidd, Jane
Installation year: 
2006

Love Stories

Henry Tsang, Love Stories, 1992Henry Tsang, Love Stories, 1992Henry Tsang, Love Stories, 1992
Billboard poster installed at the seabus terminal. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Tsang, Henry
Installation year: 
1992