Tag: statues

Frozen in mid gallop

Don’t get in their way! The Mustangs of Las Colinas look so authentic that they could be galloping across Williams Square in real life. Robert Glen, the artist of this wonderful sculptural fountain in Irvine, Texas, caught the essence of…

Colonial Williamsburg is a foreign country

“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” – L.P. Hartley When a waiter at the King’s Arms tavern told us we should have brought our own cutlery to eat with, and that salt and sugar would…

At home at the Four Arts Library

Cozy, comfortable, and the feeling of being at home. That’s what it’s like to walk into the Four Arts Library in Palm Beach, Florida. (I don’t have a library like this at home, but my ideal personal library space would feel like…

Southern Carnegie

The John Bull Library in Savannah, Georgia was built in 1915 with a grant from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It was expanded in 1966 and renovated in the 1990s, preserving a beautiful building while at the same time providing 21st century…

Library, garden, gallery

I posted a quote a month ago, which said “If you have a library and a garden, you have everything you need.” If you add the word “gallery” to that, you have The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in…

The Bookworm

The Bookworm sculpture by Gary Price at Rancho Mirage Public Library in California. (It reminded me of myself when I was a kid, when I would take out stacks of books at a time.)