Restored with the financial support of the ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec
Inspired by the sunlight admitted by the clerestory windows overhead, Peter Gnass created this huge, inclined stainless-steel structure, 3.3 metres deep in places, to reflect the light and the movements of the crowd.
Did you know?
Designed by architects Gillon et Larouche, LaSalle station received the Canadian Architect magazine Award of Excellence.
About the artist
Born in Rostock, Germany, in 1936, Peter Gnass arrived in Montréal in 1957 and quickly made a name for himself as a sculptor. His works have been featured in several exhibitions and have been integrated into buildings such as Théâtre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts.