Monday, May 26, 2008

Art in the Park

For giants only....!

S.T.O.P. !!!

Do you like mushrooms...? :-)
I really don't know what these three sculptures are. Anyone an idea?

The Stage at Riverfront Park, a very tasteful construction in steel.

I like this one, very simple and very nice

A bronze sculpture about a sailor kissing his wife good bye

A sailor looking out to the water front with the American and the South Carolina State Flag behind (bronze sculpture)

I like to be out in the Riverfront Park. It's a public park area where people can have picnic, or are relaxing on benches with a book in their hands and enjoying the warm sunshine or playing some ball games with friends and kids together.

It was a pleasant stroll on this Sunday afternoon down by the river.


Michele (Rocky Mtn.Girl) said...

Great sculptures and interesting to look at! That first is a BIG chair... WOW.
What a touching photo of the sailor hugging the woman... awww... appropriate for your Memorial Day today... a nice post, as usual, Sue.

Susanne49 said...

Thank you so much Michele,

for visiting an for your nice comment.Very much appreciated.

BYRSTN said...

I love your photos. They make me homesick even though I'm from the upstate. Question? Does Charleston have a flag? The reaon I ask is that the one in the picture looks like the State of South Carolina flag. And is the scupture of the sailor and woman at The Battery? I have to get back there!

Susanne49 said...

Hi Betty,

Thanks for your kind comment. yes, you're right it is the State of SC flag and not the Charleston flag, of course! My mistake, sorry! And the sculpture IS in the Riverfront Park over by the Memorial spot.

Nice to meet you!

Carole said...

great sculptures Sue very interesting. I like the sailor kissing his wife goodbye. it's so romantic. very nice. Those 3 weird shaped things look like cigar butts to me. LOL

Susanne49 said...

Hi Carol,

thanks for your comment. I saw mushrooms, you have seen Cigar butts...LOL..Interesting to know with what other ideas people will come up, right? :-)

David said...

Great photos, I love the unique artistic qualities in each. I've seen a few places in Australia where there are "giant" furniture, one of the most famous is a 20-ft painting of Vincent Van-Goh's Flowers.


David Webb - Photographer

Susanne49 said...

Thank you so much David,

for your nice comment to my post. I'm glad you liked it.

Rick said...

I see you are up to catching all the coclors of Charleston, Sue. I hope to visit the waterfront one day...Hope you and the Southern Gent are doing well! ;-)

Susanne49 said...

Hi Rick,

thanks for asking, yes we are both fine and enjoy life together - as you can see it in my pictures.

Thanks for commenting and nice to see you around again.:-)

Anonymous said...

ωερυ interesting and with the help of your colorful shots, very beautiful event

Susanne49 said...

Thank you evlahos,

I'm glad you liked my post.


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