Stories tagged: Sculpture
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Harold Balazs, titanic figure on Northwest art scene, dies at 89
“He is a giant, a titan, and an example to us all.”
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
Statue of Martin Luther King Jr. took years and struggle
The sculpted clay was dry and the bronze would soon be cast, but artist Martin Dawe still found himself waking with a start before dawn, worried that he didn’t get …
Sat., March 18, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Nisqually powwow shows solidarity with Standing Rock through art
Local tribes showed solidarity with the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux on Saturday, unveiling a sculpture by artist Ed Archie NoiseCat during the Nisqually Indian Tribe’s annual powwow.
Wed., Feb. 18, 2015
Spokane sculptor Dorothy Fowler dies at 88
Spokane sculptor and aviator Dorothy Fowler, widely known for her bronze statues and cathedral door reliefs, died Saturday. She was 88. Fowler, whose late husband, Jack, was the founding father …
Tue., Feb. 17, 2015, 11:46 a.m.
Renowned Spokane sculptor Dorothy Fowler dies
Spokane sculptor and aviator Dorothy Fowler, whose bronze statues and striking cathedral doors can be found near and far, died Saturday. She was 88.
Sat., Aug. 9, 2014, 2 a.m.
World War I: the war that inspired innovative art
NEW YORK (AP) — In the summer of 1914, with the war in Europe just two weeks old, Henry James knew that something had been lost forever. “Black and hideous …
Thu., Aug. 7, 2014
Browne’s Addition statue’s missing head found in neighbor’s safekeeping
A Good Samaritan who said she snatched a wobbly head off a statue of Anna Browne, the namesake of Browne’s Addition, prompted several hours of searching in the neighborhood Wednesday …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2012
For Ginger Oakes sculpting is ‘instinctual’
For sculptor Ginger Oakes, her artistic journey began like the main character in the 1977 Steven Spielberg film “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” Who can forget the scene where …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
Sculpture stolen from downtown Coeur d’Alene
A sculpture displayed in downtown Coeur d’Alene as part of a public art program was stolen from a street corner last week.
Mon., June 27, 2011, 6:55 p.m.
Norma Lyon, Iowa fair’s ‘butter cow lady,’ dies
Norma “Duffy” Lyon, whose life-size butter sculptures of cows, Elvis and even Jesus and his disciples delighted Iowa state fairgoers for nearly half a century, has died. She was 81.
Fri., June 10, 2011
Hindu god sculpture draws critics in CdA
Members of the Kootenai County Constitution Party are planning to protest today the dedication in Coeur d’Alene of a public artwork sculpture of the Hindu god Ganesha – a four-armed …
Fri., April 15, 2011
‘Bone’ sculpture leaving play area
A piece of Expo ’74 history is up for grabs. The Spokane Park Board voted unanimously Thursday to remove an unnamed sculpture by Charles W. Smith from Riverfront Park.
Fri., April 15, 2011
Sanders hammered out a legacy larger than life
The hammer still rests there, right where Bill Sanders left it – atop a work glove, on the back of an unfinished, life-size scrap-metal sculpture of an Afghan hound, next …
Thu., April 14, 2011, 3:30 p.m.
Park Board gives up Expo sculpture
An Expo ’74 sculpture will be removed from Riverfront Park, but could be saved if an institution or interested person pays for its removal and can maintain it as a …
Wed., April 13, 2011, 6:20 p.m.
Sculpture’s fate will be decided Thursday
The Spokane Park Board will decide Thursday if it will remove a sculpture created for Expo ’74 from Riverfront Park.
Fri., April 8, 2011
City ready to toss Expo-era sculpture
When noted Pacific Northwest artist Charles W. Smith was creating a sculpture in what became Riverfront Park, he was often asked what it represented. “Nothing,” he told a Spokane Daily …
Thu., Dec. 31, 2009
Steel panther embodies Mead High’s community
Sculptors don’t often receive raucous applause – especially from hundreds of teenagers. But at the Mead High School holiday assembly on Dec. 18, shouts and cheers rang out for sculptor …
Thu., March 13, 2008
Sculptor puts art in motion
When he was a child, artist Miles Pepper learned a Native American story about an eagle and a thrush working together to retrieve beautiful music coming from the heavens. Pepper, …
Wed., March 22, 1995
In Good Hands Sculpting Nun Delivers Latest Creation To Yakima Church
1. Sister Paula Mary Turnbull 2. The sculpture of the Holy Family is loaded into a truck and taken to Yakima. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review