Monday, October 22, 2018

First Old Mill Mural

This is the mural that you can see on the left-hand pillar visible in yesterday's post. Artist Philip Cote is depicting the Anishnaabe creation story through these murals but I don't know much about the symbolism of the images and could find little info on-line and don't want to make mistakes. The mural is so beautiful and it seems that the fish might reference the fact that we are right beside the Humber river. 
Taking part in Monday Murals. Click HERE to see more murals from around the world.

21 comments:

Lea said...

Beautiful!

Kate said...

Very bright colours and clear images. Yes, it would be fun to learn the symbolism.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, it is nice to see the mural up close. I like the animals and fish, beautiful artwork. Enjoy your day, have a great new week!

Tom said...

...how wonderful.

Taken For Granted said...

Great detail shot of this mural. The fish looks quite real.

William Kendall said...

It's beautifully done. I know the circle motif is quite common in various First Nations cultures, and the story itself is probably along the lines of what I had in that topiary from MosaiCanada with the son of the creator and the animals. That tribe does tend to refer to North America as Turtle Island for instance.

Karl said...

How beautiful, Pat !

s.c said...

Great colors and beautiful fish.

Anne Hagman-Niilola said...

How cool!

bill burke said...

Beautiful, the fish looks so realistic.

Penelope Notes said...

The fish looks amazing ... as if it's on the verge of swimming away from the wall.

Kay said...

Wow! Tt's well done. The fish looks like it's coming out of water. What a beautiful piece.

Catalyst said...

Wonderful artistry.

Cloudia said...

that LOOKS like Canada to me!

Linda said...

It is beautiful! Love the blue!

Sami said...

Beautiful mural and the fish is so beautifully done! Thanks for participating Pat.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

The colours are incredibly beautiful Pat, so vibrant!

boromax said...

Extraordinary. So beautifully painted and photographed.

Laura. M said...

A very happy and fun wall.

Jenn said...

I love that fish! It almost seems like it should be part of a different mural.

21 Wits said...

Very lovely!