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5.11.11 ~ 131/365

11 May

For months, Phriend and I have been “daydreaming” of all the places we could visit when the weather finally warms, and one of the places on our wishlist was Grounds for Sculpture, a sort of outdoor sculpture museum- which we visited today. It’s situated in an expansive park with meandering pathways that lead you to all sorts of different sculptures. Some are life-sized recreations of famous pieces (think Renoir’s “The Boating Party” or Monet’s “Woman with Parasol in a Field of Poppies”) and some are more modern or contemporary pieces.

This is one of my favorite pieces– in the background, there is an “Impressionist” scene taking place, with a couple standing by the water, another couple sitting a few feet behind them, a boat out in the water, etc, but then if you walk up a set of stairs, you come across another sculpture, partially hidden by the foliage, and he’s painting the scene that is taking place in front of him! I just love how this “inanimate art” can be interacting with each other.

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3 Comments

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in May

 

3 responses to “5.11.11 ~ 131/365

  1. Trish ~ ♥ ~

    May 12, 2011 at 12:29 am

    Love, Love, Love it!! Your words and your photo capture it beautifully! Awesome job!

     
  2. Kara S.

    May 12, 2011 at 1:06 am

    that’s awesome!

     
  3. Gretchen

    May 12, 2011 at 1:19 am

    WOW!! That is quite an awesome combination of sculptures! Love it!

     

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