Archive for the ‘Town Commons’ Category

Frog Contemplating on Boston Common A
A Giant Bronze Frog (Sculpted by Medford, MA Artist David Phillips in 2003) Sulks and Stares Out Toward the Frog Pond at Boston Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 15, 2015)

Parkman Plaza Industry
This Bronze Figure Wielding a Jackhammer, Entitled “Industry,” Was Sculpted by Arcangelo Cascieri and Adio diBiccari, and Erected in Parkman Plaza on Boston Common in 1961 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 8, 2015)

woman-face-fountain-4B
This Cast-Iron Face of a Woman Is Seen Protruding From the Base of the Drinking Fountain on the West Brookfield Town Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 26, 2017)

Carousel Cat B
An Enormous Kitty Grips His Fish Supper Tightly Between His Teeth as He Rides the Carousel on Boston Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 9, 2015)

Boston Common
A Lone Dragon Gallops Alongside the Horses on the Carousel on Boston Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 19, 2014)

Statue of Discovery Boston Common
This Sculpture, Entitled “Religion”, Is One of Three Bronze Figures That Can Be Found in Parkman Plaza on the Edge of Boston Common – the Other Two Are “Industry” and “Learning” (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on  February 4, 2015) 

Turtle Boy Xmas
SEASON’S GREETINGS From Worcester’s Internationally Renown TURTLE BOY & GARGOYLES AND GROTESQUES (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 20, 2014)

Carousel Zebra
A Single Zebra Trots Alongside the Many Ponies on the Carousel on Boston Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 26,  2015)

eagle-brookfield-common-a
A Bronze Eagle Mounted on Top of a Stone and Concrete Monument (Dedicated to the Veterans of WWI, WWII, and the Korean War) Found on the Edge of the Town Common at the Start of Central Street in Brookfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 6, 2017)

Town Common, Southbridge, MA
Although Not a Gargoyle or a Grotesque, or Even a Statue, I Can’t Resist Posting This Photo of “Spectacular AO”, a Steel Sculpture of a Gigantic Pair of Black Horned-Rimmed Eyeglasses on the Southbridge Town Common Paying Tribute to the American Optical Company (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 13, 2014)