Cégep de Sainte-Foy sued over damages to, destruction of artwork


The family of deceased sculptor Danielle Roux is taking legal action against Cégep de Sainte-Foy for allegedly destroying one of her pieces of public artwork. According to , Roux constructed a steel sculpture—-which was inaugurated at the cégep’s campus in 1967. The sculpture then fell into disrepair and was damaged in 2020. Roux’s spouse and children are subsequently suing the cégep, demanding the reconstruction of the artwork and its installation. Their legal proceedings also indicate that they are asking the cégep to pay $105K in damages. In a written statement reported by , Cégep de Sainte-Foy said that they are looking for a satisfactory middle ground regarding the dispute.

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