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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

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

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

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

L'aile citoyenne

Louise Viger, L'aile citoyenne, 2003Louise Viger, L'aile citoyenne, 2003
In the hall, a wing hangs diagonally from the ceiling to the floor. It is made of 360 aluminium feathers, a reference to the angels that used to be very present in religious sculpture. A dialogue is c [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Viger, Louise
Installation year: 
2003

Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton)

Marie-France Brière, Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton), 1992
The work is integrated into the floor of the great hall, which opens up onto five floors topped by a sky dome. The ensemble features a cross made of freshwater limestone, which recalls the cross on th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Brière, Marie-France
Installation year: 
1992

Lieu de force

Pierre Leblanc, Lieu de force, 2002. ©  MCCCQPierre Leblanc, Lieu de force, 2002. ©  MCCCQPierre Leblanc, Lieu de force, 2002. ©  MCCCQ
Sculptural grouping consisting in four small components on which architectural motifs appear - volutes, banister, railing. Two larger components are also installed. A leafy tree and a samara are embed [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
2002