Gilt Bronze, 1979 #XIV/L
4.1 x 1.7 x 0.3 inches
• Charles Daudelin : l’avenir retrouvé, ou, la résurrection des rêves, Les 400 coups, 1998 p81, illustration.
Biography: Charles Daudelin ( 1920 2001 ) Canadian sculptor and painter, a major Quebec artist. Born in Granby, Quebec, he became a pioneer in integrating art into public space. He created many public artworks, including:
- Allegrocube, in front of the Palais de justice de Montreal
- The altar screen for the Sacre Coeur chapel for Notre-Dame Basilica
- Works in Viger Square in Montreal and the Place du Qubec in Paris
- Aluminum joints at Mont-Royal station and large sculptural grilles at Langelier station in the Montreal metro
Charles Daudelin was awarded the Quebec government’s Prix Paul Emile-Borduas in 1985, and was made a member of the Ordre national du Quebec in 1998. He died in Kirkland, Quebec. His last work, Le Passage du 2 avril, is named for the date of his death and installed in front of Kirkland city hall.
Biography courtesy of: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Daudelin