Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Objective Memory: Pyramid, Bear, Rocket Man

A polar bear perched on the apex of a pyramid faces a man standing in the half of a sawed-off rocket ship. Sculpted by Catherine Widgery in 1993. Described as, "playfully inviting observers to reflect on the timeless balance between nature and people."
111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada
From downtown drive north on Hwy 99/King Edward Ave. When you see a park on the right take the ramp on the right, then at the bottom turn right onto Union St. Drive a cross the bridge. You'll see a parking garage entrance on the left; the sculpture is just past it, also on the left, set back in a courtyard. If you reach the next bridge you've drive too far. Unfortunately, no place to park.
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Objective Memory.

Pyramid, Polar Bear, Rocket Man

There are holes and lines cut into pyramid -- not sure if they represent stars?

[Lawrence Lutgendorff, 01/08/2020]

The pinholes and lines are star constellations. The aluminum and cast bronze sculpture is titled "Objective Memory."

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