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on July 27, 2017

Calgary's Newest Art Piece

There’s a new piece of public art in Calgary. A nine- foot-high purple dog, “Boney” is hard to miss but easy to love. Since being installed in July he’s already become a beacon for the people who work and live in the up-and-coming community of Seton.
 
“We know that public art is a great way to bring people together to share different perspectives," says Elton Ma, Director, Commercial with Brookfield Residential. “Not only will this piece inspire people to connect, we also think its whimsical nature will simply bring a smile to people passing by.
 
And there’s many passers-by between the clients and tenants of the Seton Professional Centre and the staff, patients and visitors of the South Health campus, which is right across the street.
 
Made from cast aluminum, the piece was designed by German arts collective Inges Idee, and fabricated and installed by Calgary-based Heavy Industries.

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