Tag Archives: public art

IONTW – March 26, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Cooked by Michael Pollan – read by the author! It’s a great exploration of the transformative power of cooking – both literal and figurative. Gourds of all sizes and shapes! and bowling ball yard art! … Continue reading

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Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle

2010 Yinka Shonibare, MBE

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do(n’t) touch

My sister and I were enjoying the gardens at Villa Montalvo over the weekend – in addition to the expansive lawn there are a variety of plantings both formal and casual, including an Italianate garden and a succulent garden with … Continue reading

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Carver Harvey

Just walking along through Regent’s Park and WHOA! saw a large feline out of the corner of my eye, which (whew?) didn’t move, even when I approached… turned out to be carved out of wood! This led to a girl … Continue reading

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Great Auk

In addition to numerous living birds, the southwestern edge of the Reykjanes peninsula is home to a sculptural homage to the extinct Great Auk. On the cliffs below Reykjanesviti, Iceland’s oldest lighthouse, the Auk gazes wistfully out to sea toward … Continue reading

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Shards

Artists: Bonnie Sucec and Day Christensen More wonderful sculpture in the main branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library, Shards are large beautifully colored glass sculptures hung in various locations around the building. I mostly noticed them in stairwell … Continue reading

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Psyche

Artists: Ralph Helmick and Stu Schechter A glorious cloud suspended in the main atrium of the main branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library. It gave a sense of mass/filling space that the pictures don’t quite capture. The sculpture … Continue reading

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