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A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona

Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005
Two large aluminum panels. On one side, an image; on the other, text. One shows an unhappy Caucasian boy. The other, a smiling young Asian girl and an adult woman. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lum, Ken
Installation year: 
2005

Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz…

Richard Purdy, Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz…, 1994
Two aluminium murals feature engraved letters and calligraphy symbols. The metallic surface is textured and krinkled, making it difficult to read. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
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

Allô, les voyelles

Gilbert Poissant, Allô, les voyelles, 1998. © Gilbert Poissant
Six round murals in three different formats, all slightly textured and in bright colours (blue, red, yellow). The mural displaying the letters "e", "a" and "u" are located at two intersecting walls. O [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poissant, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1998

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

Anti Totem Pole

Phil Morrison, Anti Totem Pole, 2001
Totem made of washer-dryers [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Morrison, Phil
Installation year: 
2001

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

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

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

Book Tower

 Byron Johnston, Book Tower, 2003
Column made of books [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnston, Byron
Installation year: 
2003

Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux

Richard Purdy, Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux, 2004Richard Purdy, Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux, 2004
A sculpture in the shape of roofs with little bronze birds. Text is written on the glass of the dormer windows, as if someone had scribbled something with their finger on the frosty glass. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
2004

Chinook

Pascale Ouellet, Chinook, 2006Pascale Ouellet, Chinook, 2006
Chinook is about 23 feet high and depicts a ribbon blowing in the wind to represent the Chinook, the prairie wind that blows out of the mountains in the winter and can warm everything up in a single d [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Ouellet, Pascale (Bigoudi)
Installation year: 
2006

Circle of Words, Garden of Thought

Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
The main component, a wide stone bench, traces a sixty-foot-long arc. The circular movement is reinforced by a stand of light columns and an arc of birch trees along the outside curve of the bench. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2002