Tag Archive: public art

Picture Postcard – Wailea Maui

Temporary sand art that will be gone with the tide. This unknown artist had several creatures greeting us on the beach in Wailea on the southern part of Maui. If only they knew… Continue reading

Public Art – A Good Match

Does public art match it’s environs? Sometimes. Here’s a few of my favorites for this week’s photo challenge A Good Match. I love the placement of one of the Hearts in San Francisco… Continue reading

Exploring San Francisco’s Mission District

Our holiday plans were to spend a few days in a posh San Francisco hotel playing tourists downtown. Until we got the call to enjoy a free stay courtesy of Wilma. This sweet… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Council Bluffs Iowa

Jun Kaneko is known for his large-scale works. These striking figures are part of an art space and garden outside of the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Across the river from Omaha,… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Knoxville Tennessee

I’m not sure where this guy thinks he’s going. Artist David Phelps created “The Oarsman” in downtown Knoxville as his first public commission. The City of Knoxville Public Art Committee’s website refers to… Continue reading

Big Walls in Chicago

I started spotting some interesting murals while riding the El train from the airport going into downtown Chicago’s Loop.     The next day as we stopped for coffee, I glimpsed Chi Boy… Continue reading

Cycle Art Tour – Chicago’s Bronzeville Neighborhood

Want to cycle around Chicago’s historic south side on an art tour? Thanks to the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Chicago that’s how I spent part of my Labor Day weekend. Chicago was… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Anchorage Alaska

The winter nights get long in Alaska. Or so it seems by the entries in this public art display of Wild Salmon on Parade back in 2007. Having just finished a bike tour… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Chicago Illinois Mirrored

Whether you call it Cloud Gate or it’s nickname, The Bean, this sculpture in Millennium Park reflects international tourists and locals snapping selfies in the polished surface. Jazz Fest and the Labor Day… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – La Paz Mexico

Promenades around the world tell the story of seaside cities. The Malecon in La Paz, Mexico speaks mainly of the sea with a series of public art sculptures. Over a century ago, La… Continue reading