How does an artist acknowledge the past while creating something new? Find out?
Learn a little more about Elicser Elliot and Sight1, the local graffiti artists responsible for the Leslieville mural.
Twelve years is a long time in terms of street art, so when a beloved neighbourhood landmark needs a makeover, what does a community do?
Slight change of plans today. The Flu Bug has ensconced itself firmly in the PATO office, so we’re having a somewhat abridged editorial calendar day. So far PATO’s been focused […]
When I write about a piece of art, a statue, or mural, I expect to do some research. The truth of the matter is I don’t know the difference between […]
The statue in the Larry Sefton Memorial Park was designed by Jerome Markson, a notable local architect.
Larry Sefton was a union organiser and director of District 6 with the United Steelworkers of America for twenty years. Sefton was such an inspirational and well regarded figure, so much so that in 1977 the United Steelworkers of America donated the land for the parkette to the city, as well as a memorial statue in his honour.
The Frederick G. Gans QC Memorial is composed of a single bronze abstract figure sculpted by artist Maryon Kantaroff. Kantaroff is a local artist who began her career after majoring […]
On December 5th, 1978, Gans was in the hallway of a courthouse when he was shot him at point blank range. He was killed instantly. His friends, family and coworkers decided to memorialize him and his contributions.
Eldon Garnet’s mindfulness keeps Equal Before the Law from becoming yet another hackneyed statement about human rights.