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L’émerveillement est le début de la sagesse - Wonder is the Beginning of Wisdom - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 27.395 W 075° 31.446
18T E 459022 N 5033806
Quick Description: Cette sculpture est située sur la tour du toit de la succursale d'Orléans de la bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa. This sculpture is mounted above the roof on the tower of the Orleans Branch of the Ottawa Public Library.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10/10/2019 9:07:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM11EWE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
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Long Description:
Description

L’œuvre Wonder is the Beginning of Wisdom (L’émerveillement est le début de la sagesse) a été créée pour la bibliothèque publique de Gloucester (Succursale d’Orléans). Elle représente la volonté d’accéder à la connaissance. Né à Montréal, Tim desClouds possède un baccalauréat en beaux-arts de l’Université York et un baccalauréat en éducation de l’Université Queens. En plus d’être un sculpteur et un peintre très occupé, il enseigne les arts visuels à l’école secondaire Canterbury et il a siégé au conseil d’administration de la Galerie d’art d’Ottawa et de la Galerie SAW. En réponse à une commande de la Ville d’Ottawa, M. desClouds a créé des œuvres pour le foyer de soins de longue durée Garry J. Armstrong, le pavillon Aberdeen, la rue Bank, le parc du village de Greely et le parc McNabb. Il a exposé à Ottawa, à Stratford et à Toronto. Certaines de ses œuvres font partie de la Banque d’art du Conseil des arts du Canada, des collections de la Ville d’Ottawa et de la Ville de Gatineau, ainsi que de nombreuses collections privées.

Emplacement

Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa, Succursale d’Orléans

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Description

Wonder is the Beginning of Wisdom was created for the Gloucester Public Library (now the Orleans Branch) and represents the human desire to seek knowledge. Born in Montréal, Tim desClouds has a B.F.A. from York University and a B.Ed. from Queens University. In addition to his busy career as a sculptor and painter, desClouds was a visual arts instructor at Canterbury High School and a former board member for both the Ottawa Art Gallery and SAW Gallery. DesClouds has created site-specific artwork commissioned by the City of Ottawa for the Aberdeen Pavilion, Garry J. Armstrong Long Term Care Centre, Bank Street, Greely Village Park, and McNabb Park. He has exhibited in Ottawa, Stratford, and Toronto. His work can be found in the collections of the Canada Council Art Bank, the City of Ottawa and the City of Gatineau as well as numerous private collections.

Location

Ottawa Public Library, Orleans Branch

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Title of Piece: L’émerveillement est le début de la sagesse - Wonder is the Beginning of Wisdom

Artist: Tim desClouds

Material/Media: Acier Peint - Painted Steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Bibliothèque publique d’Ottawa, Succursale d’Orléans - Public Library, Orleans Branch

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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