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Sculpture Garden, Toronto, 2023[for full 3D experience open in full screen]  

 
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This tiny little garden - park in our neighbourhood is public space connecting relatively new condominium development called Market Square and King Street East with wonderful vision towards St. James Anglican Church of Canada built in 1853 in Gothic Revival style.

To Reflect Everything, Sculpture, Steel, Fibreglass, and Mirror Finished Stainless Steel
7’ x 7' x 10', created in 2023 by Ryan Van Der Hout is going to be exhibited in this garden until May 20th, 2024.

  Since opening in 1981, the Toronto Sculpture Garden (TSG) commissioned temporary artworks by over 80 artists until 2014, it was operated as a partnership between the City of Toronto and the Louis L. Odette Family.. Sculpture Garden Foundation which funded and administered the exhibitions. Under the direction of Rina Greer, the TSG provided artists with the opportunity to work experimentally in public space, explore issues of scale and materials, and engage with the local community as well as visitors to the neighbourhood. For some, the expansion of their practice beyond the studio led to major public artworks elsewhere. The Toronto Sculpture Garden is now managed by the City of Toronto’s Arts & Culture Services.   Following quote is from exhibition text by Renata Azevedo Moreira: "To Reflect Everything consists of a silver steel base suggesting a cosmodrome, and a fibreglass spherical surface populated by dozens of polished mirrors irregularly distributed around it. The artist's main aesthetic inspiration is the satellite Ajisai, which has been orbiting the planet since its launch on August 13th, 1986. Thus, the work enacts queer desires to conquer freedom and acceptance here on Earth or in outer space, if need be. The multiple reflections reaffirm that bodies, be they human or anything else, are made of what surrounds them. This effort of multiplicity challenges binaries like self and other, private and public, what is hidden and what is shown." 

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