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A mari usque ad mare

Omer Parent, A mari usque ad mare, 1952Omer Parent, A mari usque ad mare, 1952
The painting represents various commercial activities in Canada, from coast to coast: the fisheries of the Pacific, fruit crops, forestry, Native American art, hunting and the fur trade, the oil indus [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Parent, Omer
Installation year: 
1952

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

Aire de jeux

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Aire de jeux, 1999 © Jean-François Landry
The sculpture is inserted in an aluminium box and embedded into a brick wall. The surface made of a green resin plywood and represents a playground. A median line and two goal areas mark out its borde [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

Angles d'incidence

Claudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998Claudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998. © Nathalie VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998. © Nathalie VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Angles d'incidence, 1998
The artwork consists of a sculptural installation with one part located inside the building and another part, outside.Inside, a large white panel is installed on a black painted wall. It creates a t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine
Installation year: 
1998

Arbres gourmands (Horaire, annuaires, seuils du jour)

Jean-Daniel Primeau, Arbres gourmands, 1998. © PrimeauJean-Daniel Primeau, Arbres gourmands, 1998Jean-Daniel Primeau, Arbres gourmands, 1998
The work is shaped like a sundial. A pink granite monolith featuring an engraved sentence is installed in the middle of a public place. An angled pole is held by a stem (the projected shadow follows t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Primeau, Daniel-Jean
Installation year: 
1998

Autour et de très près

Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992
Sculpture and fountain incorporating a circular basing and four elements carved in granite, all of which are topped with a slab. The base of each element is an upside down face, carved in bas-relief. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutkewych, Andrew
Installation year: 
1992

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

Convergence

Pierre Leblanc, Convergence, 2007Pierre Leblanc, Convergence, 2007
The artwork consists of two bas-reliefs and a sculpture mounted directly onto a concrete wall. On the narrow side of the wall, the literal bas-relief appears vertically, offering an Einstein quote. Th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
2007

Don Quichotte

Thérèse Guy, Don Quichotte, 1986. © Josianne Gervais
The work consists of a semi-abstract stained glass on the theme of Don Quichotte. The composition includes 9 tiles, numbered 1 to 9, distributed from the lower left corner to the upper right corner an [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Guy, Thérèse
Installation year: 
1986

Double Blind

Antonia (Katharina) Hirsch, Double blind, 2008Antonia (Katharina) Hirsch, Double blind, 2008
Convex, mirrored acrylic domes lay on a concrete wall spanning four stories and spelling out a "Snellen eye chart"—that familiar series of letters that many of us recognize from routine eye exams—as e [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hirsch, Antonia (Katharina)
Installation year: 
2008

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

Emotional Labour

Robin Collyer, Emotional Labour, 2000Robin Collyer, Emotional Labour, 2000
Exterior sign with plastic letters [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Collyer, Robin
Installation year: 
2000

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

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

Four Horsemen

François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989
Composed of about 300 industrial glass blocks, this work is the last of the artist's works known as the Ming Series. Using horses as a pretext to create a metaphor of building civilizations, Houde cre [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Houdé, François
Installation year: 
1989