Thinking of Someone You Love? Valentine's Gift Ideas at Oeno Gallery

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Looking for unique Valentine’s gift ideas? We’ve got unique gift ideas and we’d love to help you find something special. If you’re thinking of giving a gift to someone you love, reach out at 613-393-2216 or with any inquiries and questions.

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Valentine’s Day coming up has us thinking about objects of desire. These luscious amaranth and raspberry coloured glass sculptures reference the idea of the sensual nature of a pomegranate.

Sculptor Catherine Vamvakas Lay uses bronze and blown glass to create groupings of luscious pomegranate red glass seeds, skillfully executed - the inner element opaque, the outer translucent.

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Enfold (Tree Men Series) by P. Roch Smith, 2021, Bronze, 10.5 × 8 × 8.5 inches / 26.67 × 20.32 × 21.59 cm

Canadian sculptor P. Roch Smith’s ‘Tree Men’ were inspired by a walk in the woods. Smith noticed that fallen twigs and branches had interesting shapes and he imagined them replacing human limbs. In this bronze piece, two naked male figures face one another, tree limbs enfolding each other. The casting for each piece is a delicate process as each wooden twig is replaced by bronze so each sculpture is one of a kind. 

“I simply like the idea of stretching out beyond one’s body limitations with these really absurdly long arms and legs – that you could really give someone a huge boost or a really enveloping embrace.” P. Roch Smith

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He loved being in love 12/30 Gillie And Marc, Painted bronze, 11.4 × 4.7 × 11 inches / 28.96 × 11.94 × 27.94 cm

The narrative of love takes many forms in this bronze Gillie and Marc sculpture. Sculpture weighs approx. 12.5 lbs. The artists' names and edition number, 12/30, are stamped into the sculpture and painted gold.

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Ulysse le Rouge by Paul Duval, Paper mache and Wire, 9.75 × 4 × 5.5 inches / 24.77 × 10.16 × 13.97 cm

Quebecois sculptor Paul Duval has created a series of expressive paper mache and wire figurative sculptures. Each one exudes a different personality evident in their posture, gesture and colour.

Ulysee sits on a chair, wearing a bright red tank top and shorts, his arms raised, hands around his neck, head turned as if illustrating a point in conversation.


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Large Red Temps Zero 2/10 by Philippe Pallafray, 2019, Painted Stainless Steel, 35 × 35 × 20 inches / 88.9 × 88.9 × 50.8 cm

This elegant yet playful composition by Philippe Pallafray features four stainless steel rings, polished on the inside and matte red on the exterior.

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Pink Hearts 37/70 by Burton Kramer, 1974, Serigraph, 30 × 30 inches / 76.2 × 76.2 cm

Pink Hearts by Burton Kramer, an elegant yet playful serigraph (silkscreen), is a celebration of love.

These square serigraphs (silkscreens) are elegant yet playful images. In these artworks, small hearts in a precise geometric design create an optical pattern of concentric squares.

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Silver Hearts 35/125 by Burton Kramer, 1974, Serigraph, 30 × 30 inches / 76.2 × 76.2 cm

Kramer trained at Yale University (MFA), The Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology (BSc), The Royal College of Art, London (Fulbright Scholar) and The State University of New York. He gained international success with a number of group and solo exhibitions in North America and Europe. He is one of Canada's most influential graphic designers. Notably, Kramer designed the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation logo in 1974. In 1999, Kramer received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Arts Ontario and in 2002 was awarded The Order of Ontario by the Province and an Honorary Doctorate from Ontario College of Art & Design. His work is in many private and public collections including the Royal Ontario Museum.

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If you’re searching for Valentine's Day ideas, we have lots of unique and one of a kind gifts.

We’d love to help you find something special, reach out at 613-393-2216 or for all pricing, shipping and delivery options.