Wednesday, April 17, 2024


Earlier in the month on a sunny day, I passed by Bronson Park, a small park downtown with great views. It's situated on the same ridge that Parliament Hill is part of. I've shown you this wood sculpture before, but it's been some years now. This is 12 Points In A Classical Balance, by Chung Hung of British Columbia, dating to 1982. It used to be down at the base of the cliff below, but was moved up here. This is probably the better spot for it, particularly on a sunny day.

Using the sculpture to frame the shot- off in the distance is the War Museum.

A view takes in the work on the future main branch of the Ottawa Public Library. This is a joint project I've been occasionally documenting, and when it's finished, the building will be a joint home for the OPL, as well as some space for Library and Archives Canada, whose headquarters is nearby- in fact, framed by the sculpture in the shot above.

The old Fleet Street pump station is down below.

One more look at the sculpture.

And a look out across towards the War Museum and the distant Ottawa River.


  1. I will be in Ottawa this weekend but I doubt there will be much time for sightseeing.

  2. using the sculpture to frame another object is brilliant!

  3. It is a cool looking sculpture! It will be nice to visit the library when it is finished. Take care, have a great day!

    1. Sometime next year. The building is taking shape.

  4. ...that sure is a substantial sculpture!

  5. I like the red chairs framed by the artwork.

  6. What a nice art. Love it to see it in your pictures/

  7. I quite like that sculpture, William.

  8. Interesting the way light falls on this sculpture and its many faces.

  9. The sculpture definitely looks like it relates to the war.

  10. Dynamic series of photos of shapes ~

    Wishing you good health, laughter and love in your days,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  11. A different looking sculpture.

    All the best Jan