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Public Art from Vancouver Goes East to Montreal

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I will admit it. I get very attached to some of the great public art in the City and always shocked when it is suddenly “gone”. Like the wonderful bronze cattle “Kanata Bella Futura” by sculptor Joe Fafard  that used to be to the south of the Cambie Canada Line station. I called Liz Watts, a landscape architect that was at that time doing some work with TransLink. She told me that the cattle had been “sold” but that something new was coming. The cattle  were here as part of the marvellous Vancouver Biennale which every second year brings in a temporary exhibition of great public art and performances.

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The Walking Figures took over from the cattle at Cambie Station. As reported in the Vancouver Sun , while the Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz will remain at Cambie Station, the nine Walking Figures on Lonsdale in North Vancouver are going…

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