Previously: Curing With Salt
Strandhill, Co Sligo last year (top) and tonight (above).
Denise Rushe writes:
Did the weather do it or did someone steal the public art piece from Strandhill beach front?
The wily winds of the Wild Atlantic way?
A criminal surfing gang stealing abstract sculpture to order?
We may never know, bro.
Bottom pic via The Strand Bar (Facebook)
Photographer Patrick Joust’s images of 40 gigantic, 3 tonne busts of American presidents mouldering away in a field on a private farm in Virginia.
Originally commissioned as the centerpiece of Presidents Park – a ten acre site in Williamsburg opened in 2004 and shut six years later on foot of poor attendance.
Redolent of similarly apocalyptic symbols of human folly and simian demagoguery seen, for example, in Planet of The Apes.
Or Donald Trump’s campaign.
Three recent unveiled gigantic kinetic sculptures by Utah artist Anthony Howe entitled Di-Octo, In Cloud Light III, and Switchback.
Despite the smooth elegance of their movement, each wind powered structure (lab tested before being installed outdoors) weighs nearly three quarters of a tonne.
More of his work here.
Sculptor John Bisbee works in the medium of nails – creating intricate geometric patterns out of everything from tiny woodworking pins to giant twelve-inch spikes.