Archive for the ‘Faces’ Category

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My Cousin Dwayne Szlosek Sent Me This Photo of a Marble Bust That He Spotted at NeverMore Books in Beaufort, SC Which He Insists Is a Dead Ringer For Myself… Perhaps on a Bad Hair Day? (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 19, 2018)

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A Carved Wooden Mask Available for Purchase at the Big E Last September on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 28, 2019)

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This Humongous Head of a Sinister Clown Served as a Backdrop for the Dia de los Muertos Halloween Costume Contest Held Last Year at 11th Annual Market of the Living Dead @ SoWa on Harrison Avenue in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 23, 2015)

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A Wooden Carving of a Face Surrounded by Flowers and Foliage Found Hanging on the Wall at the Yak Arts International Gallery in Orleans, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 25, 2018)


A Stylized Bust of a Woman Carved in White Marble Found on the Grounds of the Hulls Cove Sculpture Garden on Breakneck Road in Hulls Cove, Maine

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A Stone Face With Unkempt Hair and Beard (Perhaps a Saint or an Ancient God) Peers Out From High on an Ornate Brick Building That Houses H&R Block on Walnut Street in Newtonville, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 24, 2019)

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One of Four Extremely Weatherworn Cherub Heads Found on the Corners of the Nearly Two Centuries Old Denny Family Monument at Pine Grove Cemetery in Leicester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 3, 2017)

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The Mask of Tragedy Peers Down From the Ediface of the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Tremont Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 30, 2018)

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The Likeness of the Wealthy Eccentric Phineas Gardner Wright Carved in Stone Above the Locations and Dates of His Birth and Death and the Cryptic Inscription “Going But Know Not Where” on His Monument Found at Grove Street Cemetery in Putnam, CT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 11, 2019)

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A Weather-Worn Lion’s Head Spotted Up High on the Brick Office Building That Once Housed Shack’s Clothing Store on Main Street in Downtown Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 22, 2019)