Toronto’s Most Famous Public Art? | ARTiculations

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Toronto’s “The Rainbow Tunnel” is a well-known and beloved work of public art. But for decades – city authorities tried to have it removed, only to have it come back over and over again. #RainbowTunnel #PublicArt #StreetArt

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Sources and Further Reading:
Don Valley Parkway rainbow gets a makeover: https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2012/11/02/don_valley_parkway_rainbow_gets_a_makeover.html
The Rainbow Tunnel: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-rainbow-tunnel-toronto-ontario
Peter Doig painting of DVP rainbow tunnel: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/art-and-architecture/peter-doig-painting-of-dvp-rainbow-tunnel-sets-auction-record-for-the-artist/article19396357/
Mural Routes: https://muralroutes.ca/mural/rainbow-tunnel/

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