De Castelnau (Jean-Charles Charuest)

Jean-Charles Charuest

Bas-reliefs (1986)

Locations: west entrance building and platforms

Using the colours and materials of the ancient cities of Italy, the station celebrates Montréal’s Italian community. These whimsical bas-reliefs depict everyday scenes in nearby Jean-Talon Market.

Did you know?

Jean-Charles Charuest also took part in the redesign of the crypt of St. Joseph’s Oratory.

About the artist

Born in Québec City, Jean-Charles Charuest (1925-2015) had a long career as an interior designer for churches, working on more than 150. His sculptures of birds, carved from precious stones from Colorado and Arizona, have been exhibited several times throughout Québec.

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