Vaulted Ceiling – David Jones, Civic

At the entrance to David Jones in Civic (fountain side) is a mosaic by renowned Australian artist Frank Hinder. It was created as part of the building in 1963 and is all made from glass and gold.

It is really very subtle, I wouldn’t have known it was there if I was not into mosaics, and blends really well with the building. This is really all I found out about this piece. Hinder certainly had an interesting life: well worth the short read!

Vaulted Ceiling - David Jones, Civic



Filed under Architectural Installations, Australia, Canberra, Mosaic, Public Art, Uncategorized

2 responses to “Vaulted Ceiling – David Jones, Civic

  1. Hey Girlie!!!
    Get to work 😉 haha…
    Yeah, it’s pretty amazing. It is everywhere… I s’pose the whole point of this was to point it out! 🙂

  2. Danielle

    Kim, it’s just amazing how many mosaics there are around the place that I’ve just never paid attention to! Your blog is showing me a whole other side to Canberra I never knew was there!

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