To Cut or Not To Cut

DysART Trail

To Cut or Not To Cut

Haliburton, Ontario K0M, Canada

Created By: Tammy Rea

Point of Interest Details

Artist: John Beachli

About: Haliburton County has a long history of men working in the forest, in logging camps or cutting timber on their own land. The county also has a history of sons learning skills from their fathers as they helped them with their work. This sculpture tells a story of a man and his son having a conversation over the stump of a tree that has just been felled. “To Cut or Not to Cut” is about the conversations that occur when a son is working with his father.

Materials: Local gneiss recovered from rock blasted from the Pre-Cambrian shield at a nearby building site.

This point of interest is part of the tour: DysART Trail


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