Maman the Giant Spider

You cannot miss Maman the Giant Spider, an urban art sculpture in Ottawa, Canada.

The National Gallery of Art in Ottawa has placed it in front of its entrance. As a matter of fact, Maman (French for Mother) is part of a series of spiders made by this French-Canadian artist, and it’s nothing to be scary. Louise Bourgeois – the artist, believes that spiders are good friendly creatures – she’s right. She made it in the memory of her own beloved mother. This is an artistic expression inspiring a mother’s love and protection. BTW: what you see in the middle, under her core body is a bag full of eggs.

Maman the spider at the Art Museum in Ottawa, CanadaHowever, as I like to take silhouettes and light/dark contrast photos, my picture below looks a little different. I wanted to show it a little like a creepy creature coming from outer space πŸ™‚Β  After-all, the specter of Halloween is in the air. So here she is, Maman the giant spider mother in the light of Ottawa’s sunset:

Maman the Giant Spider

I uploaded this one on my Fine Art America Gallery under Ottawa gallery and it’s available as art print.

Maman the Giant Spider Gifts Ideas

As a print, the giant sculpture in the sunset light can make a unique wall decor for any room:

  • Framed above the living-room sofa:

maman the spider ottawa sofa tatiana travelways

Non framed in a smaller format:

Spider sculpture in Ottawa, Canada art print

The mysterious spider silhouette at twilight, projected on the winter sky at the time of the setting sun can make unique gift ideas. Here below you can see some from my Redbubble gallery. * You don’t necessarily wait for Halloween, although…that can be a good gift opportunity πŸ™‚ My Chiffon Tops and Tote Bags seem to be quite popular and fashionable – I sold a few of them already..

Maman the giant spider Ottawa Canada Chiffon Top by travelwaysChiffon Top
Maman the giant spider Ottawa Canada Tote Bag by travelways

Home decor accessories are also available among many other products. What about a Floor Pillow?

Maman the giant spider, Ottawa, Canada Floor Pillow

If you like my photo ofΒ  Maman the Giant Spider, click on the images to see all the options! Meanwhile, you may also want to take a look at my other Halloween gift ideas.


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