Delinquent art…Serra’s “Shift” near Toronto Ontario

Delinquent art in public space is that which has been neglected and overgrown, or put someplace with poor public exposure.  Famous modern sculptor Richard Serra created a zigzag concrete wall in a soybean field near Toronto about 1971, but it has since fallen into obscurity and neglect.  The site changed hands and a developer subsequently planned to build a housing development there. The good news: the site was designated as a “cultural landscape” under Ontario’s Heritage Act in 2009.  Now what?


For more info:



One response to “Delinquent art…Serra’s “Shift” near Toronto Ontario

  1. Reblogged this on Artinpublicplaces's Blog and commented:

    “Delinquent art”, sounds kinda juvenile, like skipping class to go for a smoke…!?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s