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Historical Footage

Sorel Etrog at Tip Top Tailors
Sorel Etrog at Tip Top Tailors Studio

Historical footage from the 1960's showing the young Sorel Etrog working in what was his first studio in Toronto. The studio was located on the top floor of the Tip Top Tailors building on 637 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto. This studio, which was huge compared to any studio that he has had before, allowed him to create many of his well known large sculptures of that period. Yael and Benjamin Dunkelman, who owned Tip Top Tailors and the building, were the ones who allowed Etrog to use it as his studio.

Sorel Etrog - Sunlife (The Final Touch).
Sorel Etrog - Sunlife (The Final Touch)

The story of "Sunlife" - Sorel Etrog's monumental sculpture installed on the corner of King St. and University Ave., Toronto. The video describes the creative process and manufacturing of the giant sculpture and ends with footage from the Sculpture's dedication ceremony on November 6th, 1984.


A Sunlife P.R. & Communications Production, produced & directed by David Tonks, 1984. Digitized by Art Gallery of Ontario, 2013.

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Hennick Family Wellness Gallery

“Sorel Etrog's inspirational gift was the catalyst to re-imagining the entire lobby area of the hospital.” - Jay Hennick, Chair, Board of Directors, Sinai Health System. Learn why the new Hennick Family Wellness Gallery is an important part of Mount Sinai Hospital.

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