Producer: Village of Islington

The Way We Were – Islington ca. 1900

Artist: John Kuna, 2005 This mural depicts Islington at the turn of the century. Collaged from images in the photo archives at Montgomery’s Inn and posted on, both the buildings and the people were real. Painted in photographic representational style, this Village of Islington mural, titled The way we were – Islington ca 1900, …

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This mural, painted by John Kuna depicts widely celebrated pianist Glen Gould at the piano. This mural honours that history showing the RCM’s most celebrated former student Glenn Gould, circa 1947, with his childhood teacher Antonio Alberto Garcia Guerrero.

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Ontario Gothic

Painted by John Kuna and based on a photo of the Appleby family taken around 1900 in front of their farmhouse on the northwest corner of Dundas St. West and Islington Avenue, this mural is intended as a parody of Grant Wood’s iconic 1930s painting entitled “American Gothic”.

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