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Address: 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada

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The University of Calgary campus is quite full of great art and architecture, and a 'must see' for anybody spending a bit of time in Calgary. There is nothing vague about this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2016
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The University of Calgary campus is quite full of great art and architecture, and a 'must see' for anybody spending a bit of time in Calgary. There is nothing vague about this gorgeous piece, depicting a group of athletes bending a sheet of steel into an arch. For the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, a number of arches were created,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

An interesting piece of welded fabrication outside the TransCanada Building, reminiscent of the spine of an extinct animal

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2012

This arch sculpture was created by artists Colette Whiten and Paul Kipps in 1988, and it was originally at the entrance to the Winter Olympics’ athlete’s village on the University of Calgary campus. (Speedskating events were held at the Olympic Oval, and Canada Olympic Park, nearby, was the site of ski jumping and sliding events.) After the Olympics ended, the... More 

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