Neighbourhood - Commemorative and public art

Untitled - Jean-Paul Mousseau


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54 circles, forerunners to abstract art in the métro system.

Peel metro station

Metro: Peel

Jean-Paul Mousseau (1927- 1991)

In collaboration with ceramicist Claude Vermette and

architects Papineau, Gérin-Lajoie, Leblanc

Sculptural installation

Inaugurated October 14, 1966

Ceramics inlaid in the wall or floor

6 circles of 3.60 m diameter

48 circles of 1.80 m diameter

Collection of the Société de Transport de Montreal

Peel metro station

© Jean-Paul Mousseau, © Succession Jean-Paul Mousseau, SODRAC 2008© Ville de Montréal. Gestion de documents et archives, (VM94-M228-9), © Héritage Montréal