Out of sight, close to heart

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2016

For forty years, these eyes have observed the capital, but now it’s time for forty winks while construction work takes place around their home.

Over the coming days, Les Yeux [the Eyes], will be removed from their familiar spot on the side of MacDonald Hall facing the Rideau Canal. The iconic mural by the late James Boyd, a celebrated Canadian printmaker and uOttawa visual arts professor, underwent a facelift a few years ago. It will now be carefully removed and stored for safekeeping during the upcoming redevelopment.

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