Two unique sculptures were installed at the new physics and nano-technology building at the University of Minnesota Saturday. The steel sculptures are 10 feet tall and weigh 3,000 pounds. It took the sculptor more than a year to complete them in Portland, Ore.
Through the years, Pat Scrimshaw has created some intricate and beautiful pieces, but there’s one that’s never had such meaning. In 2009 Pat carved a 4-foot elephant statue as a way for the Larson family to honor their three-year-old son Jack, who was killed while crossing the street.
Ever driven by something that made you do a double-take? It’s happened many times to people traveling through Chisago County, as they come to the intersection of Highway 8 and Highway 95 in Franconia Township.
Just west of downtown, within view of the Capital, the St. Paul Cathedral, and even the Minnesota History Center, lies an often overlooked sculpture garden full of larger than life structures.
In this new installment of our guide to the art on the skyways, we take a look at more inspiring sculptures and other works of art.
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden houses other sculptures that are just as deserving of your attention as the Spoonbridge and Cherry. Here’s a guide to our favorites pieces.
Sculptor Paul Manship and one of his creations are subjects of the spring public art lecture series presented by Public Art Saint Paul.
The town of Vining doesn’t have even 100 residents, but it does have more than its share of characters.