Monday, September 26, 2016
Sunflower in the Quartier du Musée
Photos: September 25, 2016
Nothing says sunshine like a sunflower. This giant head looked down on me as I walked to a concert (Bach cantatas). Each year I marvel at the very idea that a seed can produce these giant flowers in a short season.
Just nearby is this moose, echoing the sunflower theme. There are a number of these along Sherbrooke near the Musée des Beaux-Arts, which will shortly number four buildings in the area. This is the third incarnation of these critters; this recent coat of paint covers stripes which in turn covered some interesting quotations. The quotations were often about art and the role of art, appropriate for the proximity to the art museum. Now the moose just grin foolishly at passers-by, announcing the moos-eum sector of the city