Listening Vessels The Listening Vessels found in downtown Houston’s Discovery Green Park are amazing! Two concave interiors of these stone sculptures are situated 70 feet apart and face one another. A person can sit in each one of these sculptures and whisper to one another and hear one another. The concave interiors concentrate sound waves, […]
Monument au Fantôme A spectacular eye-catching sculpture created by the artist Jean Dubuffet is known as Monument au Fantôme. In 1983 it was installed at 1100 Louisiana in downtown Houston. Since 2008, this arresting monumental sculpture has been relocated across from the George R. Brown Convention Center in Discovery Green Park. Countless numbers of people […]
Downtown Houston Park I have already written about Discovery Green Park in several other posts. There is so much to enjoy in this downtown venue and playground that it would be difficult to showcase everything just in one blog post. This particular post will focus solely on impressions and images from a one day sojourn […]
Tribute to Houston Philanthropist Maconda Brown O’Connor This House (Heart) Sculpture is one of 3 bronze relief sculptures created by American pop artist Jim Dine in 1983 which is dedicated to the memory of well known Houston philanthropist Maconda Brown O’Connor. She was the daughter of George R. Brown of Construction Company Brown & Root […]
What a perfect name and description for a large set-aside public park in the heart of Houston filled with tall edifices and lots of concrete…that being Discovery Green. Join us for an introductory tour of our impressions and photos taken one day in this beautiful green space.