Guy Pellerin

The Colour of Places

1994
The artist's project is to identify a colour that corresponds with each place in which he has lived. He invests colour with a personal significance and history. The twelve elements of "The Colour of Places" are numbered sequentially and titled by street address. no. 262 - 65, RUE STE-AGATHE, STE-AGATHE-DES-MONTS no. 263 - 24, RUE ALBERT, STE-AGATHE-DES-MONTS no. 264 - RUE DECELLES, MONTREAL no. 265 -CITÉ UNIVERSITAIRE, QUEBEC no. 266 - 1210, RUE GALIPEAU, QUEBEC no. 267 - 55, PARK DRIVE, BOSTON no. 268 - 1131, RUE RACHEL EST, MONTREAL no. 269 - 400, RUE PRINCE-ARTHUR OUEST, MONTREAL no. 270 - 315, AVENUE LAURIER, QUEBEC no. 271 - 10, JARDIN DE MÉRICI, QUEBEC no. 272 - 427, AVENUE EDWARD-CHARLES, MONTREAL no. 273 - 251, AVENUE QUERBES, MONTREAL
Artist
Title
The Colour of Places
Date
1994
Medium
Sculpture
Materials
12 paintings in acrylic on plywood, on wooden shelf
Dimensions
installed dimensions variable; paintings: 50 x 35.1 x 3 cm; brackets: 25 x 4 x 16 cm
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Purchased 1999
Accession number
39926.1-12