Jaume Plensa’s Sculpture ‘Dreaming’ in Toronto’s Financial District Canada

Submitted by Tatar Art Projects

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Client: Oxford Properties Group

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Completion date: 2020

Project Team

Art Consultant

Tatar Art projects

Artist

Jaume Plensa

AOR

WZMH

Design Architect

KPF

Gallery Representation for Jaume Plensa

Gray Gallery

Overview

Tatar Art Projects, a global art consulting firm, worked with Oxford Properties Group, to realize this public art commission. Jaume Plensa, an internationally renowned, Barcelona-based artist created a signature work to complement and anchor the plaza of a new building designed by New York based architects Kohn Pedersen Fox & Toronto’s WZMH, to transcend the financial district into a physically engaging space for the community.

Goals

The client’s aim was to transcend the financial district into a physically engaging space for the community while enhancing the architectural narrative of Oxford’s buildings.

Additional Information

Tatar Art Projects (TAP), is leading today’s public art community internationally for over twenty-five years by connecting artists to global clients and enhancing a multidisciplinary approach to storytelling. TAP works strategically under a nine-step public art process, enhancing impactful place-making of sustainability while highlighting voices of diversity. TAP’s in-house team incorporates highly technical and experienced public art programmers for both interior and exterior public spaces. Each project uniquely implements tools to create comprehensive art strategies, embodying inclusive, accessible, vibrant and liveable spaces.