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À la croisée des mots

Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004
A long rod down the ground points to the sky. It supports two spirals enrolling around it. On these spirals, words are posed. It is an acrostic since the first letter of each word gathered together fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Duval, Lucie
Installation year: 
2004

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

Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy

Étienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André Brouil
The installation consists of stations featuring plates engraved with quotes from Gabrielle Roy. Each monument is installed at the exact location described in the quote. Some sites also feature five ch [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaboury, Étienne
Installation year: 
2008

Espace René-Richard

Annie Forand, Espace René-Richard, 1998Annie Forand, Espace René-Richard, 1998Annie Forand, Espace René-Richard, 1998
The structure is a reinterpretation of painter René Richard's boat. Quotes from the artist are engraved on the rear of the structure, in the upper part. Five paintings by the artist are also on displa [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forand, Annie
Installation year: 
1998

Gateway

Warren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André Brouillette
This pair of allegorical doors were created to identify the limits of Toronto’s Chinatown, the neighbourhood name for this now predominantly Asian community. Gateway is based on the ancient script for [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chen, Millie; Quigley, Warren

Give Peace a Chance

Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009
Several slats featuring the engraved phrase "Give Peace a Chance", translated into 40 languages spoken in Montreal. The work commemorates John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in Montreal in 1969. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda; Séguin, Marie-Claude
Installation year: 
2009

Glimmer

Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000
80 stainless steel plates, screwed onto the trees [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Belcourt Salem, Jocelyne
Installation year: 
2000

Homage to Parenthood

Toni Latour, Homage to Parenthood, 2010. © Toni LatourToni Latour, Homage to Parenthood, 2010. © Toni LatourToni Latour, Homage to Parenthood, 2010. © Toni LatourToni Latour, Homage to Parenthood, 2010. © Toni Latour
Homage to Parenthood is a six-panel public art installation on display at the Canada Line Brighouse Station. On the panels are 100 clichés, idioms and sayings written in colours that mirror those of&n [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Latour, Toni
Installation year: 
2010

I am still learning

 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003
Plate placed at the entrance of the library. The text appears in Latin, Spanish, Blackfoot (First Nation), French and English. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Valentine, Frederick
Installation year: 
2003

Locus

Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002. © Lyla Rye
The juniper bush is a symbol of rejuvenation in fairy tales. Walking around, one can read the handwritten text cut into a black rubber ring encircling a juniper bush. The text is based upon a conversa [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Rye, Lyla
Installation year: 
2002

Memorial Fountain

Brett David, Memorial Fountain, 2005
Artwork creator(s): 
Davis, Brett
Installation year: 
2005

Monument aux braves

Suzanne Silvercruys, Monument aux braves, 1948
This monument commemorates the brave Shawinigan men who fell in the fields of Flanders during the two wars of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945. The monument is modeled on tombstones of ancient Greece. A bronze [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Silvercruys, Suzanne
Installation year: 
1948

Monument to Alphonse Desjardins

Yves Trudeau, Monument to Alphonse Desjardins, 1975Yves Trudeau, Monument to Alphonse Desjardins, 1975Yves Trudeau, Monument to Alphonse Desjardins, 1975
Memorial to Alphonse Desjardins (1854-1920), founder of the first credit union in North America. The abstract work is composed of different surfaces, some open, others closed, showing a silhouette of [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Trudeau, Yves
Installation year: 
1975

Quelques pages d'histoire...

Élisabeth Mathieu, Quelques pages d'histoire, 2009Élisabeth Mathieu, Quelques pages d'histoire, 2009Élisabeth Mathieu, Quelques pages d'histoire, 2009
The artwork represents a large, open book about nature and art. It marks the importance of remembering artists and offers an overview of different types of art. An excerpt of a poem by Gérald Godin, C [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mathieu, Élisabeth
Installation year: 
2009