Sunday, November 5, 2017

Journeying Through The Country

The Lobster Fisherman is the title of the Nova Scotia sculpture at MosaiCanada.


New Brunswick is represented by The Canadian Horse, featuring a trio of horses emerging from the flowerbed as if coming out of the water.


Three Ships From France represents the province of Quebec.


The Niagara Gateway is the title of this work for Ontario.


Here we have the view from the back of that sculpture over the park. Ottawa's skyline can be sighted in the distance at the far shore of the river.


Nearby, this view looks up towards the stylized maple leaf that is titled Canada 150: A Powerful Symbol.


A view looking down from the terrace at where we've been and where we're going.


That view includes a topiary version of a famous sculpture: Chief Of The Undersea World is based on First Nations artist Bill Reid's sculpture. It represents British Columbia.


Another view of those horses and the lobster fisherman can be found here.

27 comments:

  1. I've never seen anything quite like this. It's wonderful. I'd be curious to see how sculptures like this are constructed. They're so well done.

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  2. Epcot, here at Disney World, has a lot of this kind of topiary, but nothing of this scale or magnificence. What a great show and I like how people can interact directly with so many of the sculptures.

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  3. I like the lobster fisherman. Great sculpture!

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  4. ...horticulture of the highest order!

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  5. Beautiful all those flower images.

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  6. Wonderful. So much going on in Ottawa!

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  7. @Kay: there was a demonstration going on that will be shown in a coming post.

    @Lowell: it is amazing to see.

    @Marleen: me too!

    @Tom: definitely.

    @Marianne: they are!

    @Francisco: thanks!

    @Stefan: I agree.

    @Klara: we have had a lot this year.

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  8. Lots of great talent in producing these sculptures.

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  9. Wow what a cool and different sculpture area. I like!
    MB

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  10. Such wonderful 'green' sculptures.

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  11. I love flower sculptures, these are fabulous. Thanks William.

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  12. What an amazing topiary exhibition!

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  13. @Red: they were well done.

    @MB: me too!

    @Sharon: definitely.

    @Catalyst: oh yes.

    @RedPat: it's quite light on bright days.

    @Revrunner: so do I.

    @Bill: they certainly are.

    @Denise: you're welcome.

    @James: it was quite a sight to see.

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  14. Some beautiful sculptures and wonderful photography and thanks for your well wishes on my blog ~ ^_^

    light and love,
    A Shutter Bug Explores
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  15. I like the lobster fishermen.

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  16. Wonderful tour over the exhibition.
    I can't choose between the Lobster Fisherman and the Horses.

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  17. Fantastical creations! Thanks for Posting.

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  18. I've never seen topiary like this before. Magnificent!
    And yes hubby has won the bet and I have started blogging again.
    My fingers got itchy.............. :)

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  19. i am going to add this to my must see list. so neat!! i enjoy all the creative-ness!! neat-O!! ( ;

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  20. I've never been to an event like this, it's so enjoyable to see it through your photographs William, thank you.
    I do, very much, like the Lobster Fisherman.

    All the best Jan

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