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Through a partnership with the City of Toronto, we offer our community members and visitors a public collection of art that touch on themes of nature, connectivity, and local ecology.

Nicolas Baier
Mycelium

Mycelium draws inspiration from a virtual "self-growing network" that uses the inherent qualities of the pattern of the glass and the structure of the Bay Street Bridge to "grow" itself. The piece’s central concept is a network, which embodies CIBC SQUARE and Toronto’s immense and complex networks through the means of transport.

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Nicolas Baier

Award-winning artist, Nicolas Baier, was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. Since he was young, Baier has had a passion for the arts as is exemplified by his lengthy career and education. Baier completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts (BFA) at Concordia University in 1994 and has since had his work featured across the globe in cities from Montreal and New York, to Paris, Berlin and beyond. Currently represented by Blouin Division Gallery, Baier is a firm believer that there should be a curious artist in everyone.

Baier is hopeful that his work will not only bring people together but foster an environment where one can participate in meaningful encounters and connections that are both useful and personally significant. Baier’s work can be seen in numerous private and public collections, including the Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, CIBC SQUARE and more. Baier’s awards include, but are not limited to, the Prix Pierre-Ayot, the Prix Louis-Comtois, both awarded by AGAC, and Loto-Quebec’s Public Favourite Art Piece.

Baier was chosen to have his art displayed at CIBC SQUARE to amplify the vitality of the architecture, elevate the overall environment and set the standard for international development heading into the new decade.

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Mycelium

Completed in 2021
Located at the 81 Bay Street Bridge

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Mycelium
81 Bay Street Bridge
NICOLAS BAEIR

Mycelium draws inspiration from a “virtual self-growing network’ that uses the inherent qualities of the pattern of the glass and the structure of the Bay Street Bridge to ‘grow’ itself. The piece’s central concept is a network, which embodies CIBC SQUARE and Toronto’s immense and complex networks through the means of transport.

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81 Bay Street Lobby
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81 Bay Street
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141 Bay Street
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