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The Seven Lively Arts

Hummingbird Centre (formerly O'Keefe Centre), Toronto

The image below is divided into seven sections; click on any section to view each section at a larger size.

Painting Sculpture Architecture Music Literature Dance Drama

This massive work, which dominates the lobby of the Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, is divided into seven distinct sections, each dealing with a single area of aesthetic endeavour in the plastic or performing arts.


Painting  |  Sculpture  |  Architecture  |  Music  |  Literature  |  Dance  |  Drama


Virtual Tour of The Seven Lively Arts.
View large image of the mural.
Art critic Christopher Hume discusses York Wilson's most controversial commission.
Hugh Walker remembers the design and completion of Canada's largest mural.