Champ-de-Mars (Marcelle Ferron)

Marcelle Ferron

Stained-glass windows (1968)

Antique stained glass
Gift of the Government of Québec
Location: entrance building

Visible from both inside and outside the station, this huge, abstract stained glass catches the eye at once. The fluid shapes create a moving dance of colours, with forms of red, yellow, blue, violet, and green seeming to come to life.

Did you know?

Marcelle Ferron was one of the signatories of the manifesto Refus global, written in 1948 by painter Paul-Émile Borduas.

About the artist

Born in Louiseville, Marcelle Ferron (1924-2001) made her artwork accessible by integrating it into the architecture of public buildings. As she said, “My aim has always been modest: to transform the arranged marriage [of art and architecture] into a love match.”

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