Julien Hébert

Born: 19 August 1917, in Rigaud (Montérégie), Quebec
Died: 24 May 1994, in Montreal

Julien Hébert was a groundbreaking industrial designer. Having studied philosophy, he also studied sculpture at the École des beaux-arts de Montréal, as well as in Paris under Ossip Zadkine in 1947-48. He taught art history and sculpture at the École des beaux-arts and planning and design at the École du meuble, and helped to establish the École du design industriel at the University of Montreal. His works include the logos for Expo '67 and the Cégep du Vieux-Montréal and the Quebec and Canada pavilions for Expo 70 in Osaka. He was also one of the architects of Place-Saint-Henri metro station. He was awarded the 1979 Prix Paul-Émile-Borduas by the Government of Quebec.

Works:

In the metro:
Bonheur d'occasion Place-Saint-Henri station

Other works:
In Montreal:
Mural sculpture Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts

External Links:

  • Les Prix du Québec : Julien Hébert (in French)