Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Museum Hill #3-"Dineh"/ABC WEDnesday, Fantastic Figures


"Dineh"
Allan Houser
Bronze, 1981
This splendid sculpture is also in the small courtyard in front of the Wheelwright Museum, and the  photos give you a slightly different view of the beautiful piece.

"F" = Fantastic Figures  To see more posts for this meme, please check here: ABC Wednesday

"Give thanks for unknown blessings
already on their way."



Native American saying

22 comments:

  1. Beautiful sculptures! with the snow it kind of go together, since the sculptures are under a blanket/covering.

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  2. "F" = Fantastic Figures bien vu pour la lettre F ;) encore de belles sculptures

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  3. I love the way the snow is cradled on the sculpture. This is truly a lovely piece. Thanks Kate for sharing it.

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  4. Indeed, I think they are fantastic. They look great by the mountain. What a beautiful sight!

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  5. Wow, really nice. Love the smooth lines with detail faces.
    http://reesspace.blogspot.com/2010/02/abc-wednesday-f.html

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  6. Looks like the Indians are out in the cold once again.

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  7. The people they represent are/were fantastic people to be sure. Nice work, this art.

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  8. They keep getting better. I also like the saying.

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  9. I bow in respect for their wisdom.

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  10. These are rather unique in my experience but I like them a lot. The faces are very expressive.

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  11. I'm not that fond of modern sculpture, but these figures are rather nice!

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  12. Thank you for sharing all the treasures on Museum Hill. The sculptures are strong and beautiful.

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  13. Love that little Native American saying. Beautiful stuff, Kate. :)

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  14. I enjoyed all your pictures/posts from the Wheelwright Museum, perhaps I'll get to visit one day. Thanks for sharing.

    http://www.gardenersreach.com/post/F-is-for-Fabulous.aspx

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  15. What I love about sculpture is the wonderful forms it chooses. I would love to look like that and be an art form!
    (oops I do and I am not....hmmmm lol)

    Thanks so much for contributing! Denise (ABC Team)

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  16. Very unusual statues. They look like they're zipped up in sleeping bags to keep warm in the snow!

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  17. The closeup is the best pic; shows its true depth. The snow's a nice touch.

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  18. Fantastic! Fantastic! I'd love to visit there.

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  19. Beautiful statues and a very wise proverb!

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  20. Nice sculptures. Fitting that they have blankets around them for this time of year.

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  21. Fantastic indeed! I especially love the first shot, it's a great composition, Kate!

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