Citius, Altius, Fortius (1976)
Concrete and aluminum
This mural brings together concrete, representative of the physical world, and aluminum, symbol of the psychic world. It expresses in a poetic way the Olympic motto Citius Altius Fortius, Latin for "Faster, higher and stronger."
Did you know?
The psyche, the origin of all life and movement, is personified by the mythological figure at the centre of the work.
About the artist
Born in Barcelona, Spain, the illustrator, painter, and sculptor Jordi Bonet (1932-1979) came to Québec in 1954. He created more than a hundred murals throughout the world, including the famous triptych at the Grand Théâtre de Québec in Québec City.