Archive for the ‘Museums’ Category

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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 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 18, 2016)

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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 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 17,  2017)


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 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 17,  2016)

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Sasquatch Seen Standing in Front of His Much Shorter Indonesian Cousin, Orang Pendek, Inside the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

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A Pre-Columbian Ceramic Sculpture of a Pot-Belly Dog From Ancient Mexico Seen on Display at the Worcester Art Museum in Worcester, MA

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A Metallic Bust of a Lycanthrope (Better Known as a Werewolf) Seen on Display at the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

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Foot-High Wooden Carvings of Mr. & Mrs. Bigfoot Displayed on a Shelf at the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

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A Wood Carving of a Pint-Size Bigfoot Spotted Inside the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

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A Larger-Than-Life Wooden Statue of a Very Scrawny Sasquatch (A.K.A Bigfoot) Seen Standing Outside the Entrance of the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland. Maine

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A Black Fiberglass Moose Found Roaming on the Grounds of the Bennington Museum in Bennington, VT