A San Franciscan Horse

This past week I’ve been in San Francisco, helping a family member after an untimely and sudden death. In the midst of such sadness, it’s important to snatch a few minutes of joy. Today, while celebrating my nephews’ birthday (twin boys who turned six), I looked up and saw Zelda, painted on the wall of […]

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Coming alive on the page

I have always wished that I could draw well. Although both my mother is an artist, and her father was a commercial artist, that particular gene didn’t get passed along to me. Watching someone who knows what they are doing draw, is magical. The horse in this video looks like he’s ready to trot off […]

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Still Water

Horse head by Nic Fiddian Green

This horse head sculpture by Nic Fiddian Green is installed near Milan, Italy. The head rests on the surface of the pond, giving the illusion of a horse serenely drinking. I could sit and literally drink in that image of serenity all day. Fiddian-Green is known for his horse head sculptures, especially his Horse at […]

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Caught in Motion

Caught at the moment of extension, the life sized horse sculpture is a study of motion, stopped in a moment of time. Sculptor Charles Elliott (Elliott of London) is known for his use of upcycled horse shoes and traditional blacksmithing techniques — he has a series of Stag and Bull sculptures using traditional blacksmithing and […]

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The Saddle Horse

You can find the horse and many other animals in the KidSpace area of Mass MoCA. What a great museum this is!

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