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

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

Artinpublicplaces's Blog

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?


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