The exhibition focuses on one of Ernest Cormier’s masterworks—the Université de Montréal, built high on the northwest slope of Mount Royal between 1928 and 1943—and situates the Montréal architect and his work in the context of international thought where European and North American cultural and architectural ideas converged. The objects in the exhibition are drawn in large part from the Ernest Cormier Archive at the CCA, which was acquired in the six years following the architect’s death.

Curators: Isabelle Gournay, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Phyllis Lambert, CCA.

Selected objects

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