Research in artworks: Concrete

Scopes of Site

Jill Anholt , Scopes of Site, 2003Jill Anholt , Scopes of Site, 2003
The sculpture takes its form from periscopes and telescopes as instruments used for discovering what lay below the surface. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Anholt, Jill
Installation year: 
2003

Scriptura

Carole Baillargeon, Scriptura, 1994
Two sculptures representing scenes costumes for women and men are installed inside niches that face. The costumes, first cast in concrete, then covered with a woven copper strips. Splashes of concrete [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baillargeon, Carole
Installation year: 
1994

Street Light

Bernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André Brouillette
Each of six twelve-meter high, bronze I-beam towers hold an image cut into a metal plate that illustrate the history of the area. The plates cast the shadow of the image onto the street. Texts etched [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Miller, Bernie; Tregebov, Alan
Installation year: 
1997

The Feel of the Past

Susan Schelle, The Feel of the Past, 1987Susan Schelle, The Feel of the Past, 1987
The structure is a table with two benches. Quotations appear on the benches. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Schelle, Susan
Installation year: 
1987

The River

Blake Williams, The River, 2005Blake Williams, The River, 2005Blake Williams, The River, 2005
The River is bench, it's a place to meet and it tells stories of the life-stream of Richmond. Through a sprinkling of text and photographs it paints a picture of the geographical origins of the Fraser [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2005

Third Garden

Warren Quigley & Millie Chen,Third Garden, 2002Warren Quigley & Millie Chen,Third Garden, 2002Warren Quigley & Millie Chen,Third Garden, 2002
Third Garden is designed as a monument to local memory. This garden refers to the past use of the surrounding grounds as a healing site for psychiatric care, and to current day use as regenerated land [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chen, Millie; Quigley, Warren
Installation year: 
2002

Time: and a Clock

Eldon Garnet, Time : and a Clock, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteEldon Garnet, Time : and a Clock, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteEldon Garnet, Time : and a Clock, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteEldon Garnet, Time : and a Clock, 2004. © Marc André Brouillette
It is the essence of time, its substance and ambiguity, that is examined in this sculpture/installation. This is one work in three sites. It encircles the Queen/Broadview area with text. Three diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Garnet, Eldon
Installation year: 
2004

Unknown

Ten installations are disseminated throughout the area of Pointe-Saint-Charles. Six are located near Atwater Market on both sides of the avenue. The others are located in nearby parks. Text is engrave [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creator Unknown

Untitled

Effets publics, Untitled, 1992Effets publics, Untitled, 1992Effets publics, Untitled, 1992
This large installation is spread over four sites: from the square in front of the building; in the lobby; above the main staircase; and in the reading rooms of the library. A spiral unifies the diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Effets publics : Goulet, Rose-Marie E.; Paiement, Alain; Randy, Saharuni; Denis, Bernard; Bellavance, Guy
Installation year: 
1992

Untitled

Colette Whiten, Contour Figures, 1976Colette Whiten, Contour Figures, 1976Colette Whiten, Contour Figures, 1976. © Marc André BrouilletteColette Whiten, Contour Figures, 1976. © Marc André Brouillette
Silhouettes of human figures in wood or concrete. Engraved thoughts appear on the silhouettes and photographs, on the walls. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Whiten, Colette
Installation year: 
1976

Urban Forest

Jill Anholt, Urban Forest, 2007Jill Anholt, Urban Forest, 2007Jill Anholt, Urban Forest, 2007
A cantilevered seating element, composed of multiple layers of laminated wood varieties, floats above a grid of embedded LED lighting and related arboreal text elements. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Anholt, Jill
Installation year: 
2007

Wordlink

Karen Kazmer, Wordlink, 2001Karen Kazmer, Wordlink, 2001Karen Kazmer, Wordlink, 2001
Kinsmen Park New Washroom Building: The redesigned fieldhouse with washrooms incorporated sculptural chain link fence panels, stainless steel discs with sports action words bouncing around on them, po [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kazmer, Karen
Installation year: 
2001