Tag archive for metal sculpture

Mel Gould's Buryville in Cheyenne, WY

Mel Gould's Buryville in Cheyenne, WY

Ah….back on the road again. This time to visit a friend in Jackson Hole, WY. About 10 miles east of Cheyenne on I-80, I saw what looked like homemade sculptures off to my right, and realized that it just might be Buryville, the sculpture environment…

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Tom Moran's Northern Michigan Masterpieces

Tom Moran's Northern Michigan Masterpieces

There is that moment on a roadtrip that you realize that you have completely shed any semblance of order and home routine…in my case, makeup (who has time in the morning?), dietary considerations (jalapeno potato chips and coffee are NOT good mid-morning snacks, no matter who says…

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Robert Bruno, architect and sculptor of the Steel House, 1945-2008

Robert Bruno, architect and sculptor of the Steel House, 1945-2008

Robert Bruno’s Metal Mansion  |  Ransom Canyon, TX On-going  sculpture/home since 1973 (On April 12 of 2008, I had a great afternoon at the home of Robert Bruno.  This is an excerpt from my blog that day ) I headed to Ransom Canyon to meet…

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Billy Tripp's Minefield in Brownsville TN

Billy Tripp's Minefield in Brownsville TN

What a great day to be on the road! 66 and sunny and heading through the back roads, listening to the music, changing course often.  One slight caveat…I neglected to fill up the tank when I left Cape Girardeau, MO this morning…oop   Suddenly along…

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Onward to St. Louis

Onward to St. Louis

Today was a rock and roll day…not just because it was action packed…ok, maybe kinda.  We first stopped in Madison, Mo. to visit Chris Akers, affectionally known as the rock and roll barber.  He is a local guy made good. Forget about the current American Idol Missouri hoopla  –…

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viva las vegas (nm) – another incredible site discovery!

viva las vegas (nm) – another incredible site discovery!

Casa de Colores—Casimiro “Casey” T. Marquez Home environment (interior and exterior) Las Vegas, NM “I live a happy life.” – Casey Another lucky day!  Magaret walked us over to an amazing site we had never heard of, and right around the corner from the hotel….

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Ice Storm Aftermath at MT Liggett's

Ice Storm Aftermath at MT Liggett's

M.T. Liggett  |  1930-  |  Mullinville, KS Metal sculpture environment  |  Created 1989-present That ice storm that hit southern Missouri was part of a wave of storms that moved through the Midwest for a week.  Although I wasn’t in Mullinville at the time, my dear…

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Ernie Poe

Ernie Poe

Ernie Poe  |  dates unknown  |  Sharon Springs, KS Barbed wire sculptures Ernie Poe has strung and repaired a lot of barbed wire fence in his days as a rancher, and he can’t seem to leave the stuff alone.  When we visited Ernie, he was…

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McMath Sculptures

McMath Sculptures

Gordon McMath  |  unknown  |  Mountainair, NM Found object metal sculptures  |  Creation dates unknown Sometimes you find things while getting lost.  Around the corner from Pop Shaffer’s Hotel, there is a house with great found object sculptures.  No one was home.

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