De la Savane (Maurice Lemieux)

Maurice Lemieux

Calcite (1984)

Stainless steel
Location: mezzanine

In this futuristic station, a light shaft illuminates a stainless steel sculpture by Maurice Lemieux, reflecting sunlight off its facets throughout the mezzanine.

Did you know?

The work’s title and shape refer to the mineral of the same name, which the artist correctly predicted would be found in the rock surrounding the station.

About the artist

Born in Valleyfield, artist Maurice Lemieux (1931-1994) came to prominence in 1961 with a huge public sculpture in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. After a period living in California, he created numerous works, including the sculpture Enterspace, unveiled in 1981 at the entrance to Peel station.

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