Monday, April 21, 2014

Ceramic Mural

 A Pictoral History of Northern York Region

This ceramic wall mural is on the first floor of Southlake Hospital (Newmarket).  Since it's on the wall across from Tim Horton's (a coffee/tea shop), I see it at least two times a day.

Fire, but I'm not sure what's burning here

Unfortunately, I can't identify everything in this mural.

Closeup of the texture in this section

Humber-Holland portage from King Creek to Holland Marsh

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42 comments:

Revrunner said...

A great reason why works of art like this could stand to have interpretations ready at hand. On the other "hand", maybe their absence just makes those of us viewing the art dig deeper.

Kerri Farley said...

Oh my ....this is awesome!

Beth @ "E." Lizard Breath Speaks said...

love the design. neat-o!!! ( :

Icy BC said...

That's fascinating and interest work of art!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

I love a good mural and this is a good one.

Roan said...

That's one interesting mural. I think you could see something different every day.

R. Mac Wheeler said...

visiting from Gail Dixon's blog...look forward to seeing more of your photos :)

Judy said...

I have never seen a ceramic mural before! I love all the textures, and the different shapes the medium permits!!

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest EG CameraGirl;
Wow; what a facilitating mural♡♡♡ I've never seen a mural before. Wonderful work of art with fantastic texture♪

Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

William Kendall said...

A fascinating design!

Sandra said...

this is really interesting to me, have not seen a mural done like this. beautiful and so much texture and detail.

Tanya Breese said...

that is so neat!

TexWisGirl said...

it is really unique! i like it!

see you there! said...

Terrific! I looked and looked. The figures remind me a bit of something I'm working on these days.

Darla

Linda W. said...

This is a really interesting mural. Just goes to show you, murals take many forms. They don't have to be just a painting.

Karen said...

An interesting piece of art for a hospital. I like the textures.

Small City Scenes said...

Now that is very interesting. Having spent some time visiting in hospital I am amazed at the wonderful art in the hospital hallways. MB

Feyza Ramazanoglu said...

amazing mural art.
thank you...
feyza

Pat - Arkansas said...

Fascinating! I truly enjoyed seeing the mural.

RedPat said...

Nice one, EG!

cieldequimper said...

That's rather cool. For some odd reason it reminds me of Egypt...

Lina Gustina said...

I seldom see ceramic mural. This one looks unique and beautiful.

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Gail Dixon said...

What an interesting work of art to study while you sip Tim Horton's wonderful coffee. :) Love it!

Mersad said...

It's very interesting, because it's combined out of many pieces. Lovely shots as well.

Mersad
Mersad Donko Photography

Carver said...

That's a fascinating mural.

Lisa Gordon said...

This is really a beautiful work of art.
I love the textures throughout it.

Sylvia K said...

This is terrific, EG!! So interesting and definitely a wonderful work of art and I, too, love the textures!! Great captures! Thanks so much for sharing it!! Have a great week!!

Andrea Priebe said...

The interpretation is probably much different for someone who knows the history of the area. For me I see it as a piece of wonderful, meaningful art ... beautifully done. Thanks for sharing ...

Andrea @ From The Sol

eileeninmd said...

What a cool mural, beautiful and unique! Thanks for sharing, have a happy week!

Randy said...

Awesome piece of work.

Jack said...

I see a portage and a mill and the fire. Curious. Here's hoping you get a different venue for your coffee very soon.

Stephanie said...

Beautiful works of art.

Krishna/കൃഷ്ണ said...

Nice collection

thanks

ladyfi said...

What a lovely design.

Indrani said...

Beautiful art work!
So much of talent.

Buttons said...

Oh I love that beautiful piece of art someone put a lot of work into it. Hugs B

HOOTIN ANNI said...

You may see it two times a day, but it's all new to me. Love the intricate work and the fact you shared this art.

DeniseinVA said...

I enjoyed these photos. The artwork reminds me of a large plaque I saw on a wall of the town hall in city in Germany, giving the history of the town. It caught fire a few hundred years back and it showed a building just like the one in your photo with flames coming out of the windows.

Lorna said...

It reminds me of milk paint; I really enjoyed these. Now I need to go for a drive and see it in person

Malyss said...

I like this very much ! It reminds me long tapestries ladies sewed in middle-age to tell stories!

edenhills said...

What a wonderful way to preserve the area's history!

kelley jensen said...

that is so unique! thanks for sharing with us.

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