Research in artworks: Mural , Integration of art and architecture, Linear

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

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

Bridge, Abridged

Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007Adam Kuby, Bridge, Abridged, 2007
Bridge, Abridged consists of several components which focus attention on the cutting-edge engineering and materials used in the pedestrian overpass structure. Adam Kuby integrates words and manipulate [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kuby, Adam
Installation year: 
2007

Cantate

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Cantate, 2005
The artwork deploys over the sloping wall of the two floors dominating the main entrance hall. The work consists of a large, textured mural that was built with mirror-polished stainless steel cut [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
2005

Convergences

Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005
The artwork is located at the apex of the library's main traffic area. It reveals a dandelion head on which was superimposed a reconstituted map of old Charlesbourg in different eras.The number 21 (fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2005

Déplacements

Dominique Laquerre, Déplacements, 2002
Strip featuring five metallic discs with photographic details (reflection of trees in water, the sky), words borrowed from geographical maps and relief (compass dial). [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Laquerre, Dominique
Installation year: 
2003

Des ailes et des racines

Bill Vincent, Des ailes et des racines, 2005
The mural consists of two parts. In the bottom section, roots go up to black & white family photographs, over the text. In the top section, a plant transforms into a flight of birds. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2005

Et, ils vécurent heureux

Carole Baillargeon, Et, ils vécurent heureux, 1995
Inspired by the "paper doll", a high-relief represents a dress. The back and front are juxtaposed so reversed, one above the other. The lower part (the front) shows a pattern of "root" or "branch". An [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baillargeon, Carole
Installation year: 
1995

Géographies à fleur de peau

Magali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette Thompson
Five circular images consisting of a montage of various mediums represent female characters that have been superimposed onto a map. Stanzas are written on 19 acetate discs revolving around the 5 image [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1999

L'aile citoyenne

Louise Viger, L'aile citoyenne, 2003Louise Viger, L'aile citoyenne, 2003
In the hall, a wing hangs diagonally from the ceiling to the floor. It is made of 360 aluminium feathers, a reference to the angels that used to be very present in religious sculpture. A dialogue is c [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Viger, Louise
Installation year: 
2003

La culture est comme une rivière souterraine : elle ne paraît pas toujours, mais elle donne source à l’esprit

Daniel-Jean Primeau, La culture est comme une rivière souterraine.., 1998. Daniel-Jean Primeau, La culture est comme une rivière souterraine.., 1998.
The work is composed of rectangular red clay plates, which are arranged to form a wavy relief on a blue-painted wall. Seen from afar, the art work as a whole evokes a bird taking flight. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Primeau, Daniel-Jean
Installation year: 
1998

Le ciel et la terre

Agnès Riverin, Le ciel et la terre, 2003Agnès Riverin, Le ciel et la terre, 2003
The artwork is divided into three parts. At the entrance, a short poem tells us that writing is the main attraction of the library. On another wall, there is a tondo and the sihouette of a windbreak. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Le fleuve se creuse un passage vers le ciel

Agnès Riverin, Le fleuve se creuse un passage vers le ciel, 2006Agnès Riverin, Le fleuve se creuse un passage vers le ciel, 2006Agnès Riverin, Le fleuve se creuse un passage vers le ciel, 2006
The artwork is divided into four distinct parts: two pictorial sections, a sculpted section and an engraved and oxidized steel section. In the first two sections, a bright and colorful sky g [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2006

Le passé, le présent et le futur. La mort, l’espace, la liberté

Jordi Bonet, Le passé, le présent et le futur, 1969-1970. © Photothèque du JournJordi Bonet, Le passé, le présent et le futur, 1969-1970
Monumental mural triptych. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bonet, Jordi
Installation year: 
1969

Les mots bleus

Guy Bourassa, Les mots bleus,1995
Two large painted surfaces. Two aluminum shapes: a face outlined in letters and a panel featuring a cutout hand writing a few letters. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bourassa, Guy
Installation year: 
1995