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


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

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Delinquent art in public space is that which has been neglected and overgrown, or put somewhere that there is 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:

http://www.blogto.com/arts/2009/12/searching_for_richard_serras_shift_in_king_city/

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