Tag Archives: Artists

Our World – New Route 66 Monument in Tulsa

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a bonus shadow selfie

Tulsa’s Howard Park right on Route 66 in the city’s gritty industrial west side has a brand spanking new monument consisting of three big sculpted pillars of Indiana Limestone by Utah artist Patrick Sullivan.

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The pillars depict Tulsa sights like Cain’s Ballroom, art deco architecture, the energy, aviation, and railroad industries and Native American heritage.

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I love stuff like this. This monument is here to stay. An F5 tornado may topple them but they are not going anywhere.

An article from Route 66 News with video and a lot of the backstory on the monument and the artist who created it.

Howard Park’s Facebook site

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Our World – Double Sided Art

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The Philbrook Museum of Art’s gardens has a number of sculptures that really add to the experience. of the gardens. Some of the sculptures are moved every now and then including the one above named “Negative Tree” by Menashe Kadishman. On the sunny side I couldn’t really make anything work.

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When I got over to the dark side, so to speak (lots of people ┬áthink I’m already there) I found a better fit. A positive tree paired with a negative tree.

Doing my research for this post I found out that the sculptor died last week. See the link under “Related Articles” below for more information.

Have you done any pairings lately?

Linking with Our World Tuesday

Earlier Negative Tree posts Here and Here