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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

Book Tower

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

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

Comment montrer la peinture à ma petite L.

Richard Mill, Comment montrer la peinture à ma petite L, 1989. © Josianne Gervai
The artwork consists of a colourful abstract diptych, dominated by large vertical stripes. Text appears in the lower part. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mill, Richard
Installation year: 
1989

Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...

Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006
Twelve columns are arranged randomly. Text and sculptures of miniature chairs are integrated into them. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2006

Fenêtres

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Fenêtres, 1998. © François Labbé
The work consists of six juxtaposed relief paintings. They show the schematic representations of a man and a woman whose silhouettes evoke those of two birds. The composition is divided and framed by [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1998

Incantation: The Senses

Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006
The tapestry is conceived in two sections. The smaller panel functions as an introduction, somewhat like a decorative title page. The outer border pattern is ornate and lyrical, surrounding an interio [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kidd, Jane
Installation year: 
2006

La Traversée

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, La traversée, 2000Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, La traversée, 2000
The work consists of three panels. The central panel represents an arched bridge with three turtles crossing it. Under it, the tail of a fish or sea mammal can be seen. This tail rises out of an oval [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
2000

Le lieu de la présence

 Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005 Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005. © Nathalie Dion Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005. © Nathalie Dion
The artist created an installation incorporating three elements. The words "You are here,", which figure prominently on tourist maps, are engraved in the center of the window pane. On the hall's later [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Blain, Dominique

Lest we Forget

Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994
The names of 135 Canadian women murdered since 1989 are written, interspersed with the phrase "lest we forget" throughout the list. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Posyniak, Teresa
Installation year: 
1994

Tapisserie (McGill)

Kelvin McAvoy, Tapisserie (McGill), 1969
Tapestry featuring the portrait of James McGill, a short biography in the centre and three images related to significant periods of his life on the right. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
McAvoy, Kelvin
Installation year: 
1969

Untitled

Triptych consisting of three paintings, including one collage painting. On a wall of the library, the first painting incorporates 38 Reader's Digest books placed in a row on the right, while 4 silhoue [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Royer, Claude
Installation year: 
1991

Vertige

Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006
A single, twisted column of used books occupies the main stairwell of the Chelsea municipal library. Six meters in height, this column reaches from the ground floor to the ceiling of the second f [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dubeau, Josée
Installation year: 
2006

Voyages des quatre saisons d’un homme millénaire (Progeria Longaevus)

Richard Purdy, Voyages des quatre saisons d’un homme millénaire, 1994Richard Purdy, Voyages des quatre saisons d’un homme millénaire, 1994Richard Purdy, Voyages des quatre saisons d’un homme millénaire, 1994
The sculpture consists of a drawing depicting the life of a one thousand year-old man,  born in Venice in 992. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
1992