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Art Bench in Rosenberg, Texas

Rosenberg Arts Alliance: Enticing Public Art Benches in Downtown

Posted: January 31, 2019 at 11:57 pm   /   Art & Culture, Houston Metro Area, Rosenberg, Sculptures

Art can take many forms. Some of it is wearable; some pieces are for viewing only, and in other cases, it is also utilitarian. In the historic downtown of Rosenberg, we can thank the Rosenberg Arts Alliance for the idea of having artistically-painted benches installed throughout a six-block area.

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Vietnam War Memorial in Houston, Texas

Vietnam War Memorial in Shopping Center of Houston, TX

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Art & Culture, Cemeteries & Memorials, Sculptures

Vietnam War Memorial This Vietnam War Memorial is in the middle of a shopping center parking lot in Houston off of Bellaire Boulevard.  The address is 11360 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, Texas 77072. It is a touching tribute to the United States soldiers as well as civilians who fought and endured the sufferings of that war, […]

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Open the Door Exhibit

Open the Door, a Captivating Houston Art Installation

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 6:51 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Sculptures

Collaborative Art Project Open the Door was a collaborative art project between French artists and those from Texas.  The painted doors were in a total of nineteen locations throughout Houston.  Eagle-eyed readers of my articles might have spotted some of these doors in the post already written about the massive mural titled Preservons la Creation. […]

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Detail on top of James Surls "Tree and Three Flowers" Sculpture

James Surls Sculpture in Houston

Posted: May 19, 2017 at 3:52 pm   /   Art & Culture, Sculptures

James Surls Sculpture The James Surls Sculpture titled “Tree and Three Flowers” is just south of Westheimer Road. That address is 2727 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas 77098. The Surls sculpture is another example of the beautiful representation of public art seen in so many places in and around the Houston Metro Area.  It certainly adds […]

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Carter Ernst sculpture titled "Pointing North"

Carter Ernst Dog Sculpture in “True North” Exhibit

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 5:56 pm   /   Art & Culture, Did You Know?, Sculptures

Who is Carter Ernst? This University of Houston graduate with a BFA in painting and her Master of Fine Arts in sculpture has created a supersized fiberglass dog sculpture covered in all sorts of various fabrics and mediums much like a patchwork quilt. Carter Ernst loves to use faux fabrics in her creations, which include […]

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