A series of fire-hydrant-inspired artworks have been built across the Italian neighbourhood in West Ottawa, reflecting themes from local restaurants and retail establishments. They feature marble and are not inexpensive, though somehow they do tend to look “cheap” IMHO. I am sure they will serve wonderfully as doggie-piddle-posts if nothing else. (Note the thin yellow posts that are meant to protect the posts from reckless snowplows…sadly, no snow to report as yet).
- The rising tide of Charm-bracelet art? Jeff Koons’s Puppy versus Serra’s Tilted Arc
- Shelley. School’s in.
- Heath on Labour Day
- Kristen, Old Home Week in PEI
- Destroying symbols of evil, and praying for peace & tolerance…public art as flashpoint
- What to do with a prize-winning cow on stilts that gives no milk?!
- Sandi on a rainy Sunday
- Sarah in July
- Wayne..whoa it’s hot outside
- mid-summer Shelley
- Waterfall glaze #1
- locations of Henry Moore works worldwide
- works by Antoni Tapies
- works by Banksy (UK graffiti artist)
- works by Christo Javacheff & Jeanne-Claude (environmental artists)
- works by Eduardo Chillida
- works by Frank Gehry (Barcelona fish)
- works by Henry Moore
- works by Joan Miro
- works by Picasso
- works by Richard Serra
- works by Shepard Fairey (Obey Giant and Obama Progress)
- works by Yaakov Agam