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Creating Memory: A Guide to Outdoor Sculpture in Toronto


by John Warkentin, York University

Published by Becker Associates in association with The City Institute at York University

Creating MemoryToronto has over 600 public outdoor sculptures, works of art that provide a sense of the rich variety of life and work in the city, its peoples, cultures and aspirations. Interest in commissioning public sculpture began slowly in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, but increased rapidly after the 1950s.This is a book about the sculptures and how they disclose the city to itself.

Read more about the book and how to order through the Creating Memory micro site.


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