Pierre Granche

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Pierre Granche
Born 1948
Died 1997
Nationality French-Canadian
Education École de Beaux-Arts de Montréal and the Université de Vincennes in Paris,
Known for sculptor, educator.

Pierre Granche (1948–1997) was a French-Canadian sculptor. Having studied at the École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal and the Université de Vincennes in Paris, he taught in the art history department of the Université de Montréal for more than twenty years (1975–1997) until his death in Montreal.

As a sculptor, his works are mainly abstract semi-representational pieces, many in aluminium. He was highly influential in the Quebec art world in the field of integrating art and architecture.

Public artworks[edit]

Some of his public artworks include:

  • 32 fois passera, le dernier s'envolera, a collection of vertical glass screens with plant forms in aluminum, symbolising education, in the courtyard of the Pavillon J-A-de Sève, UQAM, Montreal;
  • Lieu re-découvert, an environmental intervention of a variety of truncated pyramid shapes, Le Gardeur hospital, Repentigny, Quebec;
  • Égalité / équivalence, a grouping of sculptures representing dogs, winged men, and gardens, Université Laval, Quebec City;

See List of Canadians, List of Quebecois.


  1. ^ - The Canadian War Memorial (Art and Architecture)
  2. ^ - Canada Memorial in Green Park (Veterans Affairs Canada)

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