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Yves Trudeau

Trans-Earth, 1981

Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: 265 x 320 x 11.4 cm
Patron: Nick and Dale Tedeschi

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About the Artwork

Originally commissioned as the doors for the head office boardroom of Téléglobe Canada in Montreal, the reinstallation of this bas-relief was an important part of Concordia’s plan to incorporate art in public spaces. Trudeau imagined a bifurcated aerial route overshooting a synthesized planet in the form of vaguely continental masses. He moves from a terrestrial to a spatial plane in the same piece. Symbolizing the global network and rise of the technological age, the work in its new location aptly retains the message that a world better connected can only advance relationships between individuals and their ideas.

About the Artist

Yves Trudeau is the founder and president of the Quebec Sculptors Association, a member of the Royal Canadian Academy, and received the Order of Canada. He has retired from teaching at the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Artwork Location

Campus: Sir George Williams (Quartier Concordia)
Location: Lobby adjacent FOFA Gallery, Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Complex
Address: 1515 St. Catherine W.

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