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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

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

As You Were

Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1991

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

DayDream

Derek Besant, DayDream, 1996
DayDream is a text & fragmented image suite etched into the glass sides of a Plus 15 pedestrian walkway, over 4 lanes of traffic in Calgary.  One side represented the thoughts of a woman, whi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Besant, Derek
Installation year: 
1996

Filigree

Katherine Kerr, Filigree, 2000
Filigree consists of 15,000 bronze letters cast into 50 concrete panels. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2000

I Witness

Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006. © Holly Newman
Sixteen short phrases relate observations about daily events that might occur when using the public transit system. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Newman, Holly
Installation year: 
2006

Inhale

Katherine Kerr, Inhale, 2003
Inhale consists of 15 laminated and tempered glass panes and ceramic frit, treated with sandblast and acid etch. An intimate and ephemeral installation which sifts breath, site and story in translucen [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2003

La vie à Montréal au XIXe siècle

Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974
This massive cycle of five stained-glass works is composed of more than 1,200 pieces of glass. The first panel depicts the river and the island's forest, along with an inhabitant of the village of Hoc [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Sollogoub, Nicolas
Installation year: 
1974

Le poète dans l’univers

Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.
Three major Quebec poets - Émile Nelligan (1879-1941), Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau (1912-1943) and, of course, Octave Crémazie (1827-1879) for whom the metro station was named - are represented by i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lauda, Georges; Pannier, Paul
Installation year: 
1968

Les mots croisés

Lucie Duval, Les mots croisés, 1990Lucie Duval, Les mots croisés, 1990
On a railway track, a pole features two pieces of wood in the shape of an "X" (such as the ones we often see near railway tracks). [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Duval, Lucie
Installation year: 
1990

L’histoire de la musique à Montréal

Frédéric Back, L’histoire de la musique à Montréal, 1967Frédérick Back, L’histoire de la musique à Montréal, 1967Frédéric Back, L’histoire de la musique à Montréal, 1967Frédéric Back, L’histoire de la musique à Montréal, 1967
The huge artwork consists of thousands of superimposed glass slats, lit by 105 tubes and supported by one tonne of steel. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Back, Frédéric
Installation year: 
1967

One Long Autumn

Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002
Colored glass with text and images from archives. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Eschuk, Jonathan; Mellings, Kelly
Installation year: 
2002

Tri, Making the Impossible Possible

John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003
The artwork is a colourful optical illusion of a giant steel ball suspended in the centre of a triangle. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Tam, John; Hora, Rob
Installation year: 
2003

Un Jeudi soir à 5 h

Josée Fafard, Un jeudi soir à 15h, 2001Josée Fafard, Un jeudi soir à 15h, 2001
The work consists of nine suspended sculptures, approximately eight hundred small, colourful isosceles triangles and nine sentences or words, all attached to the ceiling. Each sculpture is associated [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fafard, Josée
Installation year: 
2001