Busted Plug Plaza’s World’s Largest Fire Hydrant* 1400 Taylor Street (corner of Taylor and Murray), Columbia, South Carolina * Confirmed as the world’s largest fire hydrant (confirmed 2012) is actually a art sculpture created by artist Blue Sky, unveiled on February 18, 2001. Artist is the same who created the “Tunnel Vision” art mural in […]
Posts Tagged ‘Statues’
* Reynold’s Square * Abercorn street * Savannah, Georgia * in the center and heart of historic Reynold’s square, Savannah, Georgia is a bronze memorial statue of John Wesley (1969), the founder of Methodism and one of the first rectors of Savannah’s Christ Church. The statue was done by Marshall Daugherty to honor him because […]
The Meeting Place Statue ~ aka The Hags with the Bags * Lower Liffey Street * (near Ha’penny Bridge) * Dublin, Ireland * Just across the Ha’penny Bridge, one will find the statue of two women engaged in conversation with shopping bags at their feet. This one is nicknamed “The Hags with the Bags” but […]
Viking Art/Rune Stone, Borre Viking Marked, Borre, Norway The Viking Art StoneBorrehaugene National Park, Borre, Norway In the Borrehaugene National Park lies a modern artistic replication of a Viking runic stone as one walks towards the grave mounds. The Park is home to the largest number of burial mounds from the Viking age – which […]
Modern Statue of Queen Maedbh * Burlington Road, Dublin, Ireland * The Modern Statue of Queen Maedbh / Maedhbh / Maeve standing strong and naked while holding a bull’s head. Located on Burlington Road, Dublin, Ireland. Photo take June 6, 2012. The statue was presented in 2004, and sculpted by Patrick O’Reilly. It depicts a […]
The Linesman bronze sculpture* by Dony Mac Manus * Dublin, Ireland * As the flavor of Dublin is famous for with its statues, sculptures, and artwork … “The Linesman” begs no difference in popularity. This beautiful bronze sculpture by Dony Mac Manus is classified as a “figurative public sculpture” and is located on the Campshire […]
Wax Museum Plus – Dublin, Ireland, a set on Flickr. Wax Museum Plus, Dublin, Ireland. Visit April 22, 2012.
Statue of Molly Malone Molly Malone Statue in Dublin, Ireland A crafty statue sits at the bottom of Grafton Street in honor and memory of the infamous legendary Molly Malone. Depicting Molly as a busty young woman in her 17th century dress. This statue was commemorated and designed by Jeanne Rynhart in 1987 to celebrate […]
Part B Entering the Begijnhof Thursday, 9 April 2009Amsterdam, The Netherlands Sir Thomas Leaf was inspired by the healing energies of the plaza that was mythologically known for its healing and the bread that doesn’t burn. From the crazy wild partying city of Amsterdam – a walk through a door to another dimension – into […]
Multatuli Statue Amsterdam, Holland The Multatuli statue was an inspirational work of contemporary Dutch artist Hans Bayens (b. 1924) as a tribute to Eduard Douwens Dekker. Eduard Douwes Dekker (1820-1887) who was a strong critic of Dutch imperialism and a popular Dutch satirist of the 19th century. He revelled and was famous for his skewering […]
Castle Marionburg, Germany Fortress Marienberg / Castle Marionburghttp://www.schloesser.bayern.de/englisch/palace/objects/wu_fest.htm* Festung Marienberg * Nr. 239 * 97082 Würzburg * Telephone (09 31) 3 55 17-50 * Festung Marienberg is a humongous fortress along the Main river in Wurzburg, Germany. A fort since ancient times, it is one of the most prominent landmarks along the Main. Originally a […]
Entering Wurzburg Wurzburg, Germany Wurzburg is a Franconia city in the northern tip of Bavaria, Germany. It is located on the Main River approximately 120 kms from Frankfurt and Nuremberg by road and it is a center for culture, exports, trade, and commerce. It is the capital of the Regierungsbezirk Unterfranken. It is a German […]
Part B View of Castle Marionburg from the bridge in Wurzburg Monday, 6 April 2009Wurzburg, Germany The adventurers made it to Wurzburg. Wandering around the streets and exploring the artistic architecture, statues, and sights. The adventurers were in awe of what a beautiful city Wurzburg is. Sir Thomas Leaf, Lady Vanssa, and Princess Brea crossed […]
Katharina Fritsch: Monk, Doctor, Dealer Katharina Fritsch:geboren 1956 in Essen, lebt in Dusseldorf. Monch (Monk) 1997-1999 (#915), Doktor (Doctor) 1997-1999 (#916), Handler (Dealer) 2001 (#917): Polyester, Paint. erworben 2004: Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf. [placard at the K21 Dusseldorf ] Review: I found these three pieces of art, placed together in a single lineup, in a white […]
Bert Gerresheim Altstadt Duesseldorf Statue Bert Gerresheim: Battle or WorringenA beautiful, yet graphic monument to the foundation of the city of Duesseldorf at the Burgplatz in Old Town Aldst Duesseldorf. It was donated by the ‘Duesseldorfer Jonges’ (an association taking care of local traditions) on the occasion of the 700th city jubilee in the year […]
Romer Museum (Roman Museum) LVR-Archaeological Park Xanten / LVR-RömerMuseum * Trajanstraße 4, 46509 Xanten, Germany * Phone: +49 (0) 28 01 / 712 – 0 * firstname.lastname@example.org * http://www.apx.de/ * Adults: EUR 5.00 * Children (over the age of six): EUR 2.50 * Disabled people: EUR 4.00 * Students, apprentices: EUR 4.00 The Museum is […]
Nymph of the Woods, 1915marble – Pittaluga(Italian?) active 1915displayed at the National Gallery of ArtWashington D.C. – May 20, 2008 Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Nymph of the FieldsDisplayed at the National Gallery of ArtWashington, D.C.May 20, 2008 Rating: 5 stars out of 5.