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Arboreus, after Rodchenko

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008
A 43’ high glass and glulam installation marks a public plaza and is visible from the library and all approaches. The glass has an abstracted, lifesize image of a cedar tree. Framed by this sculpture, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2008

As one

Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura PlensaJaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura Plensa
Neon letters welcome passengers as they wait for their luggage. From the chaos of the jumbled letters, words emerge. America, Europa, Asia, Oceania, Africa. As the harmony between the letters that com [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Plensa, Jaume
Installation year: 
2003

Collection

Mark Lewis, Collection, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteMark Lewis, Collection, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteMark Lewis, Collection, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteMark Lewis, Collection, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
Six wedges on pedestals sit on the street. Three are enclosed time capsules with listed contents and the other three are open containers intended for refuse. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lewis, Mark
Installation year: 
1994

Courage & Hope

Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998. © Valérie LeblancValérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998
The sculpture consists of a golden ladder set against a glass wall. At the base of the ladder are the names of the fourteen women who died in the École Polytechnique tragedy. Carved on the glass are d [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
LeBlanc, Valérie
Installation year: 
1998

DayDream

Derek Besant, DayDream, 1996
DayDream is a text & fragmented image suite etched into the glass sides of a Plus 15 pedestrian walkway, over 4 lanes of traffic in Calgary.  One side represented the thoughts of a woman, whi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Besant, Derek
Installation year: 
1996

En d’autres termes

P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997
Ten fragments compose this installation, which combines elements of sculpture, writing and figurative image. On a series of plates, letters and phrases are engraved or printed in different calligraphi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Langshaw, P.K.
Installation year: 
1997

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

I Witness

Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006. © Holly Newman
Sixteen short phrases relate observations about daily events that might occur when using the public transit system. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Newman, Holly
Installation year: 
2006

La vie à Montréal au XIXe siècle

Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974
This massive cycle of five stained-glass works is composed of more than 1,200 pieces of glass. The first panel depicts the river and the island's forest, along with an inhabitant of the village of Hoc [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Sollogoub, Nicolas
Installation year: 
1974

Lingua Aqua

Michael Filimowicz, Melanie Cassidy, Philippe Pasquier, Brady Marks, Lingua AquaMichael Filimowicz, Melanie Cassidy, Philippe Pasquier, Brady Marks, Lingua AquaMichael Filimowicz, Melanie Cassidy, Philippe Pasquier, Brady Marks, Lingua AquaMichael Filimowicz, Melanie Cassidy, Philippe Pasquier, Brady Marks, Lingua Aqua
The structure is a self-enclosed fountain, with rain curtains and a reflective pool that contains a video monitor. The video shows a variety of community members speaking their native languages and em [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cassidy, Melanie; Filimowicz, Michael; Marks, Brady; Pasquier, Philippe
Installation year: 
2009

Lookout

Noel Best & Christos Dikeakos, Lookout, 1999. © Marc André BrouilletteNoel Best & Christos Dikeakos, Lookout, 1999. © Marc André BrouilletteNoel Best & Christos Dikeakos, Lookout, 1999. © Marc André BrouilletteNoel Best & Christos Dikeakos, Lookout, 1999. © Marc André Brouillette
A sculptural installation consisting of two glass-roofed pavilions separated by approximately 120 metres. The elliptical roof of each pavilion is supported by two walls made of stainless steel with cu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Best, Noel (architect by profession); Dikeakos, Christos (artist by profession)
Installation year: 
1999

Making the Scene

David Kramer, Making the Scene, 1999
Sculpture shaped in neon sign. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kramer, David
Installation year: 
1999

One Long Autumn

Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002
Colored glass with text and images from archives. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Eschuk, Jonathan; Mellings, Kelly
Installation year: 
2002

Perennials

Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997
A semi-circle of shattered glass screens with etched leaves is visible from the street and lit at night. In the courtyard is a 4,500 sq. ft. leaf-shaped pool; situated around it are black granite seat [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Steinman, Barbara
Installation year: 
1997

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