Archive for the ‘Town Commons’ Category

Carousel HorseA
A Flower-Festooned Show Pony Races Against a Gigantic Rooster on the Carousel on Boston Common (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 16, 2014)

Eagle and Liberty B
The Boston Massacre Memorial, on Boston Common, Depicts the Spirit of the Revolution as a Defiant Woman Holding Up the Broken Chains of English Tyranny, Planting the American Flag, and Crushing the British Crown Beneath Her Feet, While a Mighty Bald Eagle Looks On  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 23, 2015)

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)

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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)