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Fantastic mechanical art in an old ice cream shop

Fantastic mechanical art in an old ice cream shop

Boyer Museum – Paul Boyer 1930 — 1205 M Street Belleville, KS 785-527-5884 Website Mechanical sculptures Mechanical sculptor Paul Boyer was born in 1930, in Aurora, Kansas. He has no formal training in art or engineering, in fact he only has a 4th grade education,…

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Mechanical Art of Surgeon-Turned-Sculptor, Ben Thal

Mechanical Art of Surgeon-Turned-Sculptor, Ben Thal

Ben Thal, Sculptor 1932- Edmonds, Washington When semi-retired Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon, Ben Thal, puts down his scalpel and picks up his carving knife, fantastic wind-powered whirligigs become a sight for your eyes.  With over 100 hours going into each piece, and reluctant to sell his masterpieces, Ben…

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Gorgeous photos of mechanical artist Tom Haney at work.

Gorgeous photos of mechanical artist Tom Haney at work.

(From Tom Haney) My friend and great photographer, Greg Campbell did a photo essay about me, my new work, and my studio. See it here—http://www.gcphoto.com  click on Stories  Gregory Campbell Photography  1266 W Paces Ferry Rd. #150  Atlanta, GA 30327  (404) 641-3637

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Tom Haney and Paula Joerling ride out the Atlanta tornado

Tom Haney and Paula Joerling ride out the Atlanta tornado

Philips sign, originally uploaded by tomcathead. (downtown Atlanta, not far from their home) I just heard from artists Tom Haney and Paula Joerling, who live in Downtown Atlanta. Luckily, they are fine, but downtown isn’t doing so well. “Paula and I weathered our first urban…

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Boyer Museum—Mechanical carvings

Boyer Museum—Mechanical carvings

Paul Boyer   |  1930-  |  Belleville, KS Mechanical sculptures   “It’s my birthday and I’ll drive if I want to…”  And so drove I did…although not that far from home. First stop (after a drive through the Flint Hills) was in Belleville, KS, the home…

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