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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

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

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

Emotional Labour

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

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

I am still learning

 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003
Plate placed at the entrance of the library. The text appears in Latin, Spanish, Blackfoot (First Nation), French and English. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Valentine, Frederick
Installation year: 
2003

L'îlot

Andrew, Dutkewych, L’Îlot, 2002Andrew, Dutkewych, L’Îlot, 2002
A promontory features a cylindrical tower with an open sphere and a sculpture in the shape of a dog. Three reflexive, black granite slabs are also included, featuring the nomenclature of indigenous aq [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutkewych, Andrew
Installation year: 
2002

Les mots nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval de trait.

Pierre Leblanc, Les mots qui nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval Pierre Leblanc, Les mots qui nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval Pierre Leblanc, Les mots qui nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval Pierre Leblanc, Les mots qui nous regardent. J’avance en poésie comme un cheval
Six sculptures sit atop long stems. The sculptures represent a canoe, a horse, an armchair, a leaf, a house and a plane. Fragments from Gaston Miron's L’Homme rapaillé are engraved in stone [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

L’Inversion du monde

Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989
Sculptural and environmental installation featuring a floor mosaic, a suspended sculpture and a high relief affixed to the ceiling of the rotunda. First, a polychromic mosaic on the ground represents [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
1989

Modern U

Adrian Göllner, Modern U, 2003Adrian Göllner, Modern U, 2003Adrian Göllner, Modern U, 2003Adrian Göllner, Modern U, 2003
Modern U. addressed the progressive ideas that helped shape Carleton University during its formative years, 1959 to 1972. These ideas were conveyed to a contemporary audience through a path of t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
2003

Nous

Marie-Christiane Mathieu, Nous, 2007Marie-Christiane Mathieu, Nous, 2007
Nous links the Dawson College cafeteria, where the tragic event of September 13, 2006 took place, and the new auditorium of the College. The project transcends the human tragedy by using the work [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mathieu, Marie-Christiane
Installation year: 
2007

Poème illustré en boîte

Pierre Leblanc, Poème illustre en boîte, 1986
The installation consists of two gates that separate the main corridor from the one leading to the school yard. The gates are mounted on casters to allow them to close. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
1986

Sous l'aile, le vent...

Normand Forget, Sous l'aile le vent, 1997
Pictorial and sculptural installation consisting in three elements: a sculpture in the form of a stylized angel wing, a "wing" made up of ten panels of painted aluminium and a painting on a sheet o [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
1997

Surfacing

Ana Chang, Henry Tsang & Eric Bontogon, Surfacing, 1992Ana Chang, Henry Tsang & Eric Bontogon, Surfacing, 1992
A series of texts was presented on LED electronic message boards or using slide projections, community access television and local print media. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chang, Ana; Tsang, Henry; Bontogon, Eric
Installation year: 
1992