Device to Root Out Evil (Vancouver, Canada)

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date: first exhibited in the 1997

Architect (artist): Dennis Oppenheim

Purpose: Sculpture

More info: It was too hot for New York City; too hot for Stanford University. But a controversial, imposing sculpture by renowned international artist Dennis Oppenheim finally found a public home in laid-back Vancouver.

A country church is seen balancing on it’s steeple, as if it had been lifted by a terrific force and brought to the site as a device or method of rooting out evil forces. Artist website:

(Image credits: papalars)



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