Research in artworks: Linear

1885

Edward Poitras, 1885, 1993
Photography placed in a billboard [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poitras, Edward
Installation year: 
1993

A Brief History of Ottawa

Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994
The maps were installed on the incline under the bridge with corresponding dates and words directly below. This particular set features a map of the lakes and rivers of the Ottawa region before Wester [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
1994

À demi-mot

Diane Gougeon, À demi-mot, 1997Diane Gougeon, À demi-mot, 1997Diane Gougeon, À demi-mot, 1997
Ten taxis roamed the streets of downtown Montreal for ten days with a light box attached to the roof. The boxes represented the "X" and the "O" of the popular tic tac toe game. "Bruit blanc" was inscr [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gougeon, Diane
Installation year: 
1997

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

A Mari Usque Ad Mare

Joe Chomistek, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, 1984
Rock carving depicting a map of Canada and the nation's Coat of Arms. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chomistek, Joe
Installation year: 
1984

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

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

A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona

Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005
Two large aluminum panels. On one side, an image; on the other, text. One shows an unhappy Caucasian boy. The other, a smiling young Asian girl and an adult woman. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lum, Ken
Installation year: 
2005

A Thousand Kisses Deep

Éric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinÉric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinÉric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude Langevin
The installation consists of a gigantic glass prism with a rectangular base, which is split in the middle to disclose a silky texture that longs to be touched. The rectangle is covered with letters th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Éric
Installation year: 
2010

A Walk Through the Universe

Clayton Lowe, A Walk Through the Universe, 2000
A giant mural painted with aerosol on the North wall of the LRT portal [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lowe, Clayton
Installation year: 
2002

AIDS

General Idea, AIDS, 1988General Idea, AIDS, 1988
The original image posted on the AA Bronson Web site was part of the Imagevirus series, a project that was published in various art publications. A photograph representing the international poster cam [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
General Idea (Felix Partz, Jorge Zontal and AA Bronson)
Installation year: 
1988

Aids Memorial

 Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette
Curved wall, like a ribbon. On it, the names of thousands of BC AIDS victims have been cut out in the steel. A poem is written above. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wilson, Bruce
Installation year: 
2004

Aire de jeux

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, Aire de jeux, 1999 © Jean-François Landry
The sculpture is inserted in an aluminium box and embedded into a brick wall. The surface made of a green resin plywood and represents a playground. A median line and two goal areas mark out its borde [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

All Intertwining

Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002
The Waterwise Demonstration Garden was designed to be sustained by natural rainfall. A large ceramic sign identifies the garden, and three smaller signs communicate the philosophy behind this water-co [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2002