Silent Sunday May 24

Bellahouston Park
Bellahouston Park

Ghost — Sculpture Saturday

Hi all 😁 My latest for Chasingamemory’s Sculpture Saturday.

This sculpture stands outside the House for an Art Lover, in the grounds of Bellahouston Park. It was installed by Doug Cocker in 1999; it is “a vertical, hard, contemporary image contrasting with the history-laden mass of the building”.

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Playpark Sculpture — Cees Black and White Photo Challenge and Sculpture Saturday

Hi all 😁 A 2fer this week; here’s my entry for CB&W: Crooked and Squiggly Lines & Chasingamemory’s Sculpture Saturday.

These are pics of play-on-able sculptures in Bellahouston Park.

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Elephant for Glasgow — Sculpture Saturday

Hi all 😁 My entry for Chasingamemory’s Sculpture Saturday.

Elephant for Glasgow was crafted in 2015 and came about when Kenny Hunter worked in partnership with House for an Art Lover; the result was a life-size elephant cast in part from recycled, redundant or scrap parts of locomotives. These were sourced from engines in India and South Africa that were originally built in Glasgow. This sculpture has been installed on the site of the 1938 British Empire Exhibition in Bellahouston Park.

And just to show the size of the sculpture…

Foot and Arch — Sculpture Saturday Photo Challenge

Hi all 😁 Here’s my entry for Mind Over Memory’s Sculpture Saturday Challenge.

This two piece sculpture was created by Indian sculptor, Ganesh Gohain, whilst on an art residency in Glasgow. It was installed in Bellahouston Park by Alan Kean in 2005.