Research in artworks: Installation and intervention , Linear, Stone

A Monument To a Lost Opportunity

Justin Wonnacott,  A Monument To a Lost Opportunity
Slab with an inscription in the sidewalk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1992

Bancs de pierre.. .et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras

Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009
Twelve granite benches installed along Saint-Laurent Blvd. Portuguese and French literary quotes are engraved onto them. Each bench is decorated with ceramics created by four Montreal artists of Portu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lima, Joe; Branco, Joseph; Rebelo, Miguel; Calado, Carlos
Installation year: 
2009

Bleu… et toutes les couleurs

Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995
A bronze table is installed in the indoor garden. Small amounts of colours have been sprinkled onto it. Under each colour, a verb in the infinitive is engraved directly into the tabletop. A wall near [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Michel
Installation year: 
1995

Compass Rose

Justin Wonnacott, Compass Rose
This work combines a simplified image of the Ottawa area landscape, as seen from a satellite, with a drawing of a surveyor's sextant over the city, which partly obscures the word "domic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
2003

Cours d’eau littéraire

Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004
The installation includes rectangular stainless steel plates and words cut out of steel sheets. Inserted between plates, these words form eight sentences. The work as a whole lies on a gravel bed with [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2004

Double Word Score

Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005.
Double Word Score features a set of seven engraved granite paving stones that spell RISE and IRIS. The shape, font and scoring reference Scrabble tiles. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jurakic, Ivan
Installation year: 
2005

Grand Parade, Halifax

William Johnson & Matt Robinson, Grand Parade, Halifax, 2009
A traffic control box is painted in muted, watery colours, like age-old slate, with faded images of ships and skylines. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnson, William; Robinson, Matt
Installation year: 
2009

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

La rencontre-Natshishkatum

Michel Depatie, La rencontre-Natshishkatum, 2007Michel Depatie, La rencontre-Natshishkatum, 2007Michel Depatie, La rencontre-Natshishkatum, 2007Michel Depatie, La rencontre-Natshishkatum, 2007
Large panels feature various texts. The art work consists of three installations and evokes an encounter. The first installation that appeals to the traveller consists of three rectangular pieces of c [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Depatie, Michel
Installation year: 
2007

Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton)

Marie-France Brière, Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton), 1992
The work is integrated into the floor of the great hall, which opens up onto five floors topped by a sky dome. The ensemble features a cross made of freshwater limestone, which recalls the cross on th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Brière, Marie-France
Installation year: 
1992

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

Nef pour quatorze reines

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Nef pour quatorze reines, 1999. © Denis FarleyRose-Marie E. Goulet, Nef pour quatorze reines, 1999. © Denis FarleyRose-Marie E. Goulet, Nef pour quatorze reines, 1999. © Denis Farley
This commemorative work is part of Place du 6 décembre 1989, a memorial public place dedicated to the fourteen victims of the École Polytechnique de Montréal Massacre. Seven granite arches are install [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1999

New Currents, An Ancient Stream

Gwen Boyle, New Currents, An Ancient Stream, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, New Currents, An Ancient Stream, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
A series of connecting high and low pools, with a waterfall made of overlapping black slate. A large glacial boulder sits in the upper pool and an identical cast bronze replica sits in the lower pool. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyle, Gwen
Installation year: 
1994