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108 STEPS
Photo: Khan Lee
108 STEPS by Khan Lee - photo by Khan Lee
108 STEPS by Khan Lee - photo by Khan Lee
108 STEPS by Khan Lee - photo by Khan Lee
108 STEPS by Khan Lee - photo by Khan Lee
108 STEPS by Khan Lee - photo by Khan Lee
108 STEPS by Khan Lee - photo by Khan Lee
2220 Kingsway
Kensingston Gardens - Kingsway Street median
The artwork emerges from the median in the middle of Kingsway in front of the Kensington Gardens development.
Private development
2018
Painted steel. With laminated tempered safety glass flush to rungs on bottom 16 feet of ladder.
Sculpture
In place
Privately owned
Westbank
Description of work

108 STEPS is a 120-foot free-standing steel sculpture of a ladder rising out of the median in the middle of Kingsway. The ladder gradually tapers in, narrowing on both its front and side views as it rises in height.

Artist statement

108 STEPS is a steel sculpture of a free-standing ladder with 108 rungs. The ladder is one of the oldest and simplest tools. The number 108 has significance for a variety of cultures, and is considered sacred within many Dharmic faiths. There are approximately 108 blocks on Kingsway.

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