A conspiracy flies through Haliburton Sculpture Forest 0
A Conspiracy of Ravens was the most recent sculpture to be unveiled at the Haliburton Sculpture Forest on July 9. Created by artist John McKinnon, the scuplture was generously donated by Noreen Blake. ANGELICA BLENICH/HALIBURTON COUNTY ECHO/QMI AGENCY
They glide along the top of a rock with intent in their eyes.
Their detailed wings flap against the wind, their mouths ajar with hunger.
A Conspiracy of Ravens is just that, a conspiracy that begs the questions where are they going and what are they thinking?
The latest sculpture to be unveiled at the Haliburton Sculpture Forest, A Conspiracy of Ravens was meet with ohhhhs and awwwws by a bustling crowd gathered in Glebe Park on July 9.
As a blue tarp came up the steel and fabricated birds were revealed, much to the delight of all in attendance, particularly Jim and Bob Blake who had tears in their eyes.Created by artist John McKinnon, the sculpture was commissioned and made possible through a generous donation by Noreen Blake.
A resident of British Columbia, McKinnon drove the sculpture made out of fabricated and welded steel across the country to Haliburton, the birds resting atop his Jeep.
A Conspiracy of Ravens is the 22nd installation to be added to the Haliburton Sculpture Forest, which has been nationally recognized, according to Barb Bolin, chairwoman of the HSF board of directors.
Pick up next week’s Haliburton Echo for the entire story behind A Conspiracy of Ravens.