public monuments

Lum with Simone Leigh’s sculpture Brick House on campus at the University of Pennsylvania (Photograph by Hannah Yoon)

Who should get a monument? Meet the Canadian man trying to answer the question.

Artist Ken Lum and his think tank, Monument Lab, asks what we’re trying to do when we build monuments in public places to historical figures and events

The Chateau Laurier battle, and the risk of marring Ottawa’s historic core

In the Parliament Hill precinct, just about everything built, upgraded or repurposed demands scrutiny