This was a wonderful find in Toronto Ontario Canada along Queen Street West. I think it was on the side of the Dumpster beside parking hut with the living garden roof (really, there was a garden up there probably 6×6 feet).

This has a Japanese sensibility to me, as though it could be the view from an ancient Japanese garden out over the ocean.


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Gardener and photographer exploring the magic and wonder of plants and gardens in the natural world and the abstract art in the everyday decays around us. All photographs are © copyrighted and owned by Marilyn Cornwell.

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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 2 years ago

    Love this!

  • nealbarnett
    nealbarnettover 2 years ago

    What a serendipitous find, looks Japanese to me too.

  • Barbara Ingersoll
    Barbara Ingersollover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work of art, Marilyn!

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganover 2 years ago

    Fabulous image, Marilyn. It takes a skillful eye to find and capture a wonderful abstract piece like this. Love the title.

  • Bluesrose
    Bluesroseover 2 years ago

    beautiful “landscape”!

  • Elizabeth McPhee
    Elizabeth McPheeover 2 years ago

    Yes Marilyn – a wonderful find. Very evocative!

  • Susana Weber
    Susana Weberover 2 years ago

    Very evocative of Japanese woodblock prints! Great find! :)

  • Susana Weber
    Susana Weberover 2 years ago

    27 April 2012

  • Thanks so much – this is a wonderful honour!

    – Marilyn Cornwell

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