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A Brief History of Ottawa

Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994
The maps were installed on the incline under the bridge with corresponding dates and words directly below. This particular set features a map of the lakes and rivers of the Ottawa region before Wester [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
1994

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 Million Summers

Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999
An extensive set of murals and two-dimensional artworks evoke movement and flight, human accomplishment and cultural diversity. Installed at one end of the pool are four large tile murals of diving fi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
1999

A Monument To a Lost Opportunity

Justin Wonnacott,  A Monument To a Lost Opportunity
Slab with an inscription in the sidewalk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1992

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

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

A Walk Through the Universe

Clayton Lowe, A Walk Through the Universe, 2000
A giant mural painted with aerosol on the North wall of the LRT portal [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lowe, Clayton
Installation year: 
2002

Aids Memorial

 Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette
Curved wall, like a ribbon. On it, the names of thousands of BC AIDS victims have been cut out in the steel. A poem is written above. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wilson, Bruce
Installation year: 
2004

Ampersand

Micah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
Every wall of the new Leslie & Sheppard Subway Station is covered with one of 17,000 custom-printed tiles. The tiles feature the handwriting of different members of the public who were invited to [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
2002

Ancient Movements

Blake Williams, Ancient Movements, 2006Blake Williams, Ancient Movements, 2006
Ancient Movements is a photo-screenprinted mural installed on an exterior wall at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2006

Anniversaire

Dan S Hanganu, Anniversaire, 1992Dan S Hanganu, Anniversaire, 1992Dan S Hanganu, Anniversaire, 1992Dan S Hanganu, Anniversaire, 1992
Behind the old Customs House, a bouquet of 35 copper pipes of various sizes is planted in the ground, looking like birthday candles. Each represents one decade. In front of this bouquet, three large r [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hanganu, Dan S.
Installation year: 
1992

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

Archway – Olympic Plaza

Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988
Olympic Plaza is the site of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games medals presentation and comes complete with a wading pool, which becomes a skating rink in the winter months. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gibbs Gage Architects
Installation year: 
1988

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

Bancs de pierre.. .et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras

Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009
Twelve granite benches installed along Saint-Laurent Blvd. Portuguese and French literary quotes are engraved onto them. Each bench is decorated with ceramics created by four Montreal artists of Portu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lima, Joe; Branco, Joseph; Rebelo, Miguel; Calado, Carlos
Installation year: 
2009