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Geometric Mouse X Sculpture by Claes Oldenburg

Posted: June 15, 2016 at 3:06 pm   /   Art & Culture, Sculptures

Geometric Mouse X Sculpture Geometric Mouse X by artist Claes Oldenburg sits in front of one side of the Houston Public Library in downtown Houston This modern sculpture is in front of the more modern part of the building. It is a full city block campus at the downtown Houston Public Library. It can be […]

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The House (Heart) Sculpture by Jim Dine

Posted: June 6, 2016 at 4:38 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Tribute to Houston Philanthropist Maconda Brown O’Conner This is one of 3 bronze relief sculptures created by American pop artist Jim Dine in 1983. It was dedicated in the memory of well known Houston philanthropist Maconda Brown O’Connor who was the daughter of George R. Brown of Construction Company Brown & Root fame. Although her […]

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Rothko Chapel on Menil Campus in Houston, Texas

Posted: June 3, 2016 at 4:09 pm   /   Art & Culture, Chapels and Churches, Fine Art, Sculptures

Sacred Places There are two chapels on the campus of The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas.  They are worlds apart in most respects and yet one might also see some similarities. The similarities start from the fact that both are chapels dedicated to quiet reflection. No interior photographs are allowed to be taken. They are […]

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Trail of Art on Heights Boulevard, Houston, TX

Posted: May 25, 2016 at 11:47 pm   /   Art & Culture, Sculptures

Trail of Art Houston People in Houston, Texas get to see many spectacular sculptures installed as public art in numerous locations. From downtown to outlying areas residents as well as visitors are exposed to realistic as well as abstract forms of art. The sculptures come in all sizes, shapes and colors. Even people who never […]

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Three Quarter Time Sculpture in Memorial Park

Posted: April 16, 2016 at 1:29 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Houston’s Memorial Park is the site of a monumental red painted steel sculpture.  It is located on an esplanade. If heading west on Memorial Drive look to the left to see the sculpture when you spot the overhead signs directing one to the West Loop & Woodway or staying on Memorial Drive. My husband and […]

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Photos of Steel Sculpture titled “Houston” by Mac Whitney

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 10:23 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

My hubby and I have noticed this imposing red sculpture for years as we have driven from downtown Houston to the western suburbs where we live. Until recently we have only seen glimpses of it from Interstate 10. Yesterday as we were leaving the downtown area we decided that we would take a detour off […]

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Spectacular Henry Moore Sculpture in Houston Park

Posted: March 29, 2016 at 10:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Houston, Texas Showstopper! This voluptuous bronze sculpture by Henry Moore has quite an impressive setting! Originally installed in Hyde Park of London, it was moved to Eleanor Tinsley Park in 1979. On a great expanse of open lawn space within Eleanor Tinsley Park in Houston, Texas, this showstopper piece of public art can be viewed […]

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Funnel Tunnel Art Sculpture by Patrick Renner

Posted: March 29, 2016 at 3:28 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Sculptures

Amazing Public Art Sculpture! Thirty one year old native Houston artist and educator Patrick Renner created an amazing public art sculpture. It was made primarily from recycled and reclaimed wood plus steel.  Named the Funnel Tunnel it was a fun sculpture to see and admire for the time it was on display. You can see […]

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Tolerance Sculptures Houston by Jaume Plensa

Posted: March 28, 2016 at 11:10 pm   /   Art & Culture, Sculptures

Houston, Texas Sculptures Several years ago in Houston, Texas we started noticing some interesting looking sculptures located along Buffalo Bayou. They were adding to the public art displays in Houston and as we were driving by I wanted to be able to photograph them and get a better look at them. These metal sculptures made […]

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George H.W. Bush Monument in Sesquicentennial Park

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 3:47 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

Downtown Houston It was bright and sunny with endless blue skies overhead and the weather in Houston, Texas was one of those days in which it just had to be savored and enjoyed. It was only to reach a high in the lower 70 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity was low which is a rarity […]

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American Statesmanship Park by Sculptor David Adickes

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 7:32 pm   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

American Statesmanship Park is a Nod to Notables Why do I call these sculptures in the American Statesmanship Park created by David Adickes nods to notables? Stay tuned to read more! David Adickes is a well known sculptor known for creating giant sized figures. These notable figures include the following: Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, […]

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Phenomenal Cullen Sculpture Garden in Houston, Texas

Posted: March 16, 2016 at 12:47 am   /   Art & Culture, Parks & Outdoor, Sculptures

The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden There is a phenomenal sculpture garden in Houston, Texas. It is located on an acre of land between the Museum of Fine Arts and the Glassell School of Art.  The school of art right now has been razed to the ground and another one will be built.  […]

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