Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Sculptures at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

As mentioned in the previous post, I attended a meeting at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. Gad, would you believe this was my first visit?! I kept thinking I wanted to go but somehow could not find/take the time. The meeting was the perfect push I needed.

University of Texas football is big here in Austin. Compare these 1920-30's uniforms to those being worn today. I'm guessing at the uniform years; it might be a 1940's.

Beautiful and unusual sculptures are every where.

I'm kind of a straight up and direct girl. I haven't the foggiest idea the meaning behind this one but think it is great.

Not sure if these are just ordinary ants around the garden or perhaps a native Texas ant protecting its territory from the invader fire ant. :D

Recycled bicycle rims? Whatever, I like this.

Thought this was kind of cool and think the plants below will ultimately climb the tepee structure. If I ever get industrious enough, we have plenty of cedar around here for me to make the same type of structure. If cedar is not available in your area, bamboo poles would probably do.

This one is really neat.
There were many more pieces of art which when I return next month for another meeting at the Wildflower Center, I'll take photos of those I missed.
Until next time, God bless.


DJan said...

These are just WONDERFUL pictures of some outstanding art. Those ants, though... and I love the kicking horse, particularly.

Donna said...

I love sculptures too! Thanks for sharing!

SquirrelQueen said...

Wow, those are some really great sculptures. The horse and the girl feeding the bird (?) are my favorites. I love the ants but they remind me of an old 50's scifi movie called Them.

I'm looking forward to your next visit to see more.