A re-imagining of The Little Mermaid statue in downtown Calgary — a gift from the city’s Danish community back in the 1970s. The sculpture stands today in the Telus Convention Centre. The original statue stands on the waterfront in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Looking up, an opulent chandelier hangs from the high ceiling inside the summer smoking room at the top of Cardiff Castle’s clock tower. Along the walls closer to floor level, of which a small portion is visible in this image, the story of the mythical gods in the 12 zodiac signs is depicted in paintings and sculptures.
I can’t tell you how many times I might have walked past the piece of public art called “L’arbre de vie” (Tree of Life) at the Lionel-Groulx métro station in Montreal … but only this week did I notice the faces etched into the tree trunk.