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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

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

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

Hommage à Gaétan Beaudin

On the ground, a square cement slab incorporates fragments of various pottery pieces. In the center, a plaque shows a quote from Gaétan Beaudin (1924-2002). [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Unknown Creator
Installation year: 
2002

La Chute de mots

Florent Cousineau, La Chute de mots, 2001Florent Cousineau, La Chute de mots, 2001Florent Cousineau, La Chute de mots, 2001Florent Cousineau, La Chute de mots, 2001
Aluminum strips featuring words. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cousineau, Florent
Installation year: 
2001

Les voyelles. « Salut Rimbaud »

Pierre Leblanc, Les voyelles, 1990
A different sculpture tops each of the columns in a colonnade. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
1990

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

Locus

Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002. © Lyla Rye
The juniper bush is a symbol of rejuvenation in fairy tales. Walking around, one can read the handwritten text cut into a black rubber ring encircling a juniper bush. The text is based upon a conversa [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Rye, Lyla
Installation year: 
2002