Tag Archives: Sculpture

Weekly Photo Challenge: From Every Angle #1: Cupid’s Span

Stroll along San Francisco’s waterfront at the Embarcadero and you’re liable to see any number of interesting sites. One of the more striking is “Cupid’s Span,” a 60-foot, fiberglass-and-steel sculpture of an arrow at Rincon Park. Erected in 2002, it is … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Metal

This metal lady is a 28-foot tall figurative sculpture entitled “Ecstacy” that lived at Patricia Green at Hayes and Octavia Streets in San Francisco for a few years. The work of artists Dan Das Mann and Karen Cusolito, it was constructed from … Continue reading

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Life In 2-D: The Clay Illustrations of Irma Gruenholz

Much like artist Korean artist Jee Young Lee, who I featured back in December, Spanish artist Irma Gruenholz creates self-contained worlds by hand, painstakingly building the sets and pieces for each of her amazingly detailed illustrations with hand-crafted clay before … Continue reading

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Snowkyo: Clever Japanese Snow Sculptures

It seems that things have sure gone crazy with the world’s weather. From a Winter Olympics in 61-degree Russia to ice storms in the American South to floods brought on by torrential rains in England to a U.S. Eastern seaboard … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Sculpture

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve participated in Ailsa’s Travel Theme, and I’ve dug through the archives to come up with some cool and interesting sculptures I’ve seen in my travels, and here at home in San Francisco!

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Silhouette

It’s back to Hong Kong’s Lantau Island and the shrine of the Big Buddha for this week’s Travel Theme. These stone deities are silhouetted against the afternoon backlight on a foggy day.

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A-Z Challenge: The Letter E: Eyes Without A Face

Looks like the eyes have it for this week’s A-Z “E” Challenge. It’s it’s a classic ‘whadulookinat?” moment at Sydney’s Sculpture By The Sea outside Bondi Beach.

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