October 2011

@sacpedart is on twitter

October 19, 2011
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Do you tweet? Follow us @sacpedart on twitter for more fun with Sacramento public art.

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Jumperman ~ 6th & Q

October 17, 2011
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18′ tall Jumperman looks poised to take flight from the entrance of classical modern design building at 600 Q that was once the Dunn Edwards Paint Store (1). The metal sculpture was created by Michael Riegel in 2003 (2). Riegel has a series of sculptures of similar human figures (3). He has also worked with […]

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Fountain: Time to Cast Away Stones ~ 13th & K

October 11, 2011
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Where are we going? What have we wrought? How are we loving? What have we thought? These questions, carved in stone and almost hidden under a cascade of water, are posed by Stephen Kaltenbach on his fountain sculpture at the Sacramento Convention Center called, Time to Cast Away Stones. In my image below, you can […]

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Gold Rush Fountain ~ 5th & I

October 1, 2011
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A stand of beautiful white-barked trees forms a soft backdrop for the Gold Rush fountain in front of the Sacramento Federal Courthouse at 501 I Street. This fountain is more than just a cascade of water; cartoonish bronze figures dot the entire plaza. Anthropomorphized animals, Native Americans, Western miners, pioneers, and even Uncle Sam, are […]

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