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

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

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

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

MurMots

Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005
Installation consisting of two rectangular frames featuring words cut out in a metal sheet and six square-framed colour photographs. Different in size and font, the words appear either alone or interc [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2005

said the source

Micah Lexier, Said The Source,1989. © Micah LexierMicah Lexier, Said The Source,1989. © Micah Lexier
The work consists of a newspaper quote that has been blown-up, laser-cut out of stainless steel and attached to the wall with posts. Around this sentence are a series of typesetter’s kerning commands [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1989

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Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992
The mural unfolds on the 18 glass panels of a curtain wall and on a painted drywall surface mounted on the adjacent wall. Evoking a musical staff, each glass panel features 5 superimposed words. They [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
1992

Untitled

Maurice Savoie,Untitled, 1982Maurice Savoie,Untitled, 1982
Mural and element on the wall entitled Hommage au poète. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Savoie, Maurice
Installation year: 
1982