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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 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

Aire de jeux

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Aire de jeux, 1999 © Jean-François Landry
The sculpture is inserted in an aluminium box and embedded into a brick wall. The surface made of a green resin plywood and represents a playground. A median line and two goal areas mark out its borde [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

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

Angles d'incidence

Claudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998Claudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998. © Nathalie VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998. © Nathalie VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998
The artwork consists of a sculptural installation with one part located inside the building and another part, outside.Inside, a large white panel is installed on a black painted wall. It creates a t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine
Installation year: 
1998

Au fil de ta promenade

Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003
The Wreck:Fascinated by the mysterious wreck of the Lady Era, which washed up on the shores of Port-Cartier over 20 years ago, the artist made it the focal point of this work. Thus, a steel silhouette [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Ayarak

Pierre Bourgault, Ayarak, 1999Pierre Bourgault, Ayarak, 1999Pierre Bourgault, Ayarak, 1999
Sculpture consisting of two elements reproducing on a large scale the specific motifs of an Inuit string game and of a brass inlay work installed in the floor's surface. In the Inuit language, the wor [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bourgault, Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

Barques et Brouettes

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Barques et Brouettes, 1997
The work consists of four paintings. In the lobby, three paintings display wheelbarrows made of aluminium or that have been painted in bright colours (red, yellow, orange, blue). Boats are pouring out [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1997

BIKE RACKS

Paul Robles, Jessica Koroscil, Vanessa Kroeker,  Paul Butler, BIKE RACKS, 2008. BIKE RACKS, 2008Paul Robles, Jessica Koroscil, Vanessa Kroeker,  Paul Butler, BIKE RACKS, 2008. BIKE RACKS, 2008
Three bike racks [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Robles, Paul; Koroscil, Jessica; Kroeker, Vanessa;Butler, Paul
Installation year: 
2008

Bleu… et toutes les couleurs

Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995
A bronze table is installed in the indoor garden. Small amounts of colours have been sprinkled onto it. Under each colour, a verb in the infinitive is engraved directly into the tabletop. A wall near [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Michel
Installation year: 
1995

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

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

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

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

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