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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 Mari Usque Ad Mare

Joe Chomistek, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, 1984
Rock carving depicting a map of Canada and the nation's Coat of Arms. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chomistek, Joe
Installation year: 
1984

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

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

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

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

De Marc-Aurèle à Vaillancourt en passant par Miron

Pierre Leblanc, De Marc-Aurèle à Vaillancourt en passant par Miron, 2008Pierre Leblanc, De Marc-Aurèle à Vaillancourt en passant par Miron, 2008Pierre Leblanc, De Marc-Aurèle à Vaillancourt en passant par Miron, 2008Pierre Leblanc, De Marc-Aurèle à Vaillancourt en passant par Miron, 2008
On the doors of the Department, installation in the form of a tree (elm). [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
2008

Debout

Roger Langevin, Debout, 1989
30 bronze plaques placed in a circle around a statue of the poet Félix Leclerc. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Langevin, Roger
Installation year: 
1989

Drapeau Blanc

Armand Vaillancourt, Drapeau Blanc, 1987Armand Vaillancourt, Drapeau Blanc, 1987Armand Vaillancourt, Drapeau Blanc, 1987
Composed of thirteen stones, the sculpture is laid out in the shape of an arrow as a tribute to Native populations. The stones are engraved with human imprints and messages. These are quotes by famous [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vaillancourt, Armand
Installation year: 
1987

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

Fixité de Phénix

André Fournelle, Fixité de Phénix,1992André Fournelle, Fixité de Phénix,1992. © Sylvain Malette
An artificial skylight features three glass-covered bronze rings that are suspended at different heights. The artwork is illuminated with a neon light and halogen lamps fitted with a blue filter. The [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fournelle, André
Installation year: 
1992

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

Hommage à Claude Jutra

Charles Daudelin, Hommage à Claude Jutra, 1997Charles Daudelin, Hommage à Claude Jutra, 1997
The upper part of the sculpture is occupied by a complex cylindrical composition with an orange sphere in the middle. A circular brass plate featuring a cut out inscription sits at the center of the s [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Daudelin, Charles
Installation year: 
1997