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Ron Wallace’s ‘Chuluota’ Eagle Sculpture at Palm Coast City Hall Mounted on Driftwood, Inspired by Shipwrecks | palm coast

by: Angelene Davis Multimedia Associate, City of Palm Coast The word Chuluota has several meanings: “island of pines”, or “island of pines”, or “land of lakes and pines” or “beautiful place”, depending on who you ask. The pronunciation is derived from the Creek Indian word “Chuluoto”. Here at City Hall, …

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A breathtaking sculpture of Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin by the Gao brothers stands in downtown San Antonio

A giant steel sculpture that has turned heads everywhere it has appeared is set to debut in San Antonio next week. Titled “Miss Mao trying to stand on top of Lenin’s head”, the sculpture depicts a tiny Mao Zedong balancing on a giant head of Vladimir Lenin. Developer James Lifshutz …

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Okanagan Lake Park ‘Sculpture Day’ Contest Coming to Penticton This Spring – Penticton Western News

Those who wish to create sculptures, compete with others and win grand prizes will have an opportunity in April thanks to the Penticton Art Gallery. It’s dubbed ‘Sculpture Day’ and it’s sure to get the creative juices flowing for many on April 2 at the inaugural Ignite the Arts festival. …

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The sculpture park announces 2022 artists in residence | News

Franconia Sculpture Park announces its 2022 Artists in Residence who were selected by a multi-stage competitive review board led by arts professionals from across the country. Franconia’s Artist-in-Residence program continues to grow to provide artists with financial stipends, professional development opportunities, and time and space for production and installation at …

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Art Teacher Creates Sculpture for Airport Hobby | the life

Suspended from a cable wire, levitating overhead, soft clouds reflect light from a ceiling-high window. At first glance, these clouds look like balloons with ripples and shine, but upon closer inspection, these clouds are handcrafted sculptures of solid industrial steel. Artist and associate professor of sculpture at Texas Tech, William …

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New 60-foot-long downtown sculpture tells San Antonio ‘You are beautiful’

Have you been driving south on 281 recently when you noticed the words “you’re beautiful” bouncing back at you during your drive? The new installation, aptly dubbed “You Are Beautiful,” is now on display at the downtown 1221 Broadway parking lot. The text-based public artwork was pieced together by San …

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Metal and Lace Wanted for Public Art Park Project Honoring Women of Pittsburgh’s Industrial History | Visual arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge sculpture in Wightman Park – PR PHOTO: AMANDA WALTZ” width=”647″ height=”421″/> Photo of the CP: Amanda Waltz OOA Designs artists Oreen Cohen (left) and Alison Zapata (right) pose next to their sculpture in Wightman Park Got some scrap or lace lying around? Make it part of a …

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American artist KAWS unveils massive sculpture inspired by snowman in China

Renowned American artist and designer KAWS (aka Brian Donnelly) unveiled a new public art installation in China’s cold northeast border as part of his KAWS: HOLIDAY tour. The monumental artwork features two of KAWS ‘Companion figures in the form of giant statues made of snow. It is located on Changbai …

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Day Trips: Public Art in Galveston: A Variety of Exhibits Complement the Town’s Architecture and Southern Charm – Columns

Photos by Gerald E. McLeod Hope, a new sculpture honoring hurricane survivors along the Texas coast, adds another gem to Galveston’s list of public art. Dedicated in the square behind the Town Hall (823 25th St.) on April 16, 2021, the bronze sculpture by the local artist Doug McLean depicts …

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Carmel celebrates classic Indiana cars with 4 roundabout sculptures

CARMEL, Ind. – The City of Carmel has commissioned four roundabout sculptures that will celebrate “Indiana Classic Cars” on 96th Street. They will be designed by artist Arlon Bayliss and will be placed in 2022 and 2023. They will be placed at 96th Street roundabouts at Priority Way, Delegates Row, …

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Trial of the St. Paul’s Bulls – The Minnesota Daily

In Campus Contrived, the latest series from the Minnesota Daily, writers uncover the stories behind underrated works of art and architecture on the Twin Cities campus. David stager The bronze bull sculptures, designed by artist Peter Woytuk, outside Haecker Hall on the St. Paul campus on Monday, December 6. The …

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Calling all artists! The visit of the sculptures is open to submissions

EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin (WEAU) – If you’ve nurtured some creative energy in the midst of the ongoing pandemic, now is the time to act! The Sculpture Tour is looking for artists for next year’s tour, a chance to present the work of talents from here and elsewhere in the streets …

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Press Releases

Press release from the town hall Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Selects Two Houston Artists to Commission Photography and Sculpture for New Sunnyside Health and Multi-Service Center November 29, 2021 – The City of Houston’s Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) today announced the selection of two local artists whose …

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Weplay’s sculptural pavilion brings an old factory in Vietnam to life

Weplay’s LỘ exhibition invites people to interact weplay – a group of pioneering and enthusiastic young vietnamese artists, transformed an old factory in ha noi, vietnam, into a living exhibition space. The LỘ exhibition invites people to interact, share their experiences, promote knowledge and participate in various artistic activities. Through …

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Sculpture in the landscape | TheLancasterNews.com

Over the next year, 10 sculptures will be exhibited around Van Wyck as part of an ongoing promotion of public art. The sculptures are part of the Sculpture in the Cityscape exhibition which will run for approximately one year. Eight of the works of art are within sight of the …

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Ballet Arkansas plans a performance at MacArthur Park

Entertainment options in Arkansas this weekend: Dance – Outdoor ballet Arkansas Ballet offers its first “Movement in the Parks” shows, Saturdays at noon and 3 pm at the MacArthur Park kiosk, 503 E. Ninth St., Little Rock. The new series, in partnership with Little Rock Parks and Recreation, features live …

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Pawtucket Arts Festival Events | The valley breeze

7/9/2021 • Pawtucket-Central Falls Restaurant Weeks run until Sunday, September 19. Includes Empanada Fest on Saturday, September 18, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Slater Park. • Field Truth Workshop with artist Dan Borelli, Thursday Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to …

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You are good ? The sculpture arrives at Gulfport

August 6, 2021 by Abby baker Stephen Oliver and his You Good? Traveling sculpture in the SPACEcraft exhibit in Lealman Park, Thursday, July 29. Photo by Abby Baker. You might know him from his tie-dye peacemaking t-shirts that reign every week in the Fresh Gulfport Tuesday Market, or the boat …

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Some pig | News, Sports, Jobs

-Photo of the messenger by Kelby Wingert The Floyd of Rosedale sculpture was installed at the corner of 10th Avenue North and 32nd Street North on Tuesday afternoon. Weighing over 5,000 pounds, the 14-foot-tall sculpture was created by Mount Vernon artist Dale Merrill. It started as a bet between two …

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Latest on Dark Art: Elvira Dyangani Ose Appointed Barcelona Museum Director, Kandis Williams Wins $ 100,000 Mohn Prize, Photography Curator Oluremi C. Onabanjo Joins MoMA and More

The latest news in Black Art presents updates and developments in the world of art and related culture From left to right, Elvira Dyangani Ose will lead the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art and Oluremi C. Onabanjo will join the New York Museum of Modern Art as associate curator of …

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Kannapolis receives donation of two public art sculptures

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (WBTV) – Cheryl and Eric Dearmon donated two public art sculptures, “Smiley” and “Discover” to the city of Kannapolis. The two sculptures are already in the City and were loaned by artist Tom Risser. With their purchase, the Dearmon have ensured that the sculptures remain in the …

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Kansas City maker’s first metal sculpture a huge hit

Jay Lockett, owner of Jay Fabwerks LLC, Kansas City, Mo., stands next to his creation Silica Rose, which is currently on display in downtown Lee’s Summit., Mo. Images: Jay Lockett Jeremy “Jay” Lockett of Kansas City, Missouri, will be the first to tell you that everything he has done in …

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The expert’s guide to investing in outdoor art for your garden

Outdoor art can too often be an afterthought – Federica Beretta, director of Opera Gallery, is poised to change that with a bespoke service that connects clients with pieces that have investment potential serious. Cabeza de Mariposas. Photo courtesy of the Opera Gallery Federica Beretta, renowned art collector and director …

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Immerse yourself in art in downtown Clayton :: WRAL.com

By Sydney Franklin, WRAL Multiplatform Producer Clayton, North Carolina – Want to immerse yourself in art while spending time outdoors? Explore Clayton’s Downtown Sculpture Trail, a free outdoor public art trail. The trail features works by artists from North Carolina and artists from across the United States. The 2021-2022 trail …

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‘Inclusiva’ – Evanston Round Table

A new large, abstract public artwork called “Inclusiva” is expected to be installed at the end of June on the east side of the new Robert Crown Center, just north of the main entrance. Commissioned by the City and managed by Woodhouse Tinucci Architects, the building’s designers, the stainless steel …

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60 seconds with sculpture in the city’s Stella Ioannou

Stella Ioannou is director at Lacuna – Creative Projects Consultancy, the founder of Sculpture in the City. This annual park of urban sculptures set amidst the iconic architecture of the city’s insurance district has become one of the cultural highlights of the Square Mile. Each summer, the City of London …

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Outdoor sculptures buzz in South Haven | Local News

As the hummingbirds return to southwest Michigan this month, South Haven’s latest outdoor sculpture features a large hummingbird collecting nectar from a flower. The sculpture, titled “A Moment of Joy”, was unveiled last weekend outside Clementine’s Restaurant in the downtown district of South Haven. South Haven artist Lou Rodriguez made …

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