Archive for the ‘Museums’ Category

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Just One of Close to Two Dozen Small Woodcarvings of Saint Nil Sorsky (Usually Identified by his Hood, Beard, and Crutches Beneath His Arms) Displayed Together on a Wall at the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA

Although They Are Easy to Miss, a Series of Small Lion Heads Carved From Stone Can Be Seen on the Cornice That Runs Along the Top the Worcester Art Museum’s Exterior

A Painted and Waxed Plaster Bust of an Old Vermont Farmer Sculpted by Simon Moselsio on Display at the Bennington Museum in Bennington, VT

One of Two Nearly Identical Dalmatian Dog Statues That Stand Sentry Near the Front Entrance of the Bennington Museum on Main Street in Bennington, VT

A Sandstone Relief From the First Century A.D. on Display at the Worcester Art Museum Depicting Prince Arikankharer of the Ancient Kingdom of Kush (Located in What Is Now Present-Day Sudan) Slaying His Enemies With the Assistance of a Winged Goddess and a Viscious Dog

This Incredibly Bizarre Bronze Sculpture by Clyde DuVernet Hunt Entitled “The American Spirit” (Depicting the Inexplicable Gathering of Abraham Lincoln, a Kneeling Topless Woman, and a Naked Young Boy) Was Originally Exhibited at the 1939 New York World’s Fair Before Finding a Permanent Home at the Courtyard of the Bennington Museum on Main Street in Bennington, Vermont

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A Pair of Giant Black Knight Chess Pieces (in the Form of Abstract Horse Heads) Stand on the Sidelines After Being Captured in a Game of Oversize Chess Played in the Courtyard of the Worcester Art Museum