Stories tagged: Sculpture
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 6:23 a.m.
New public art sculptures, co-designed by local artist who died in windstorm, installed at Spokane’s Gateway Bridge
Steely and mirror-like, the new sculptures on either side of Spokane’s new pedestrian bridge are, quite literally, places of reflection.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
“Opening Act” is the title of the new installation that greets visitors outside the theater doors of the First Interstate Center for the Arts.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
In painstaking detail, artist Louise McDowell is resurrecting “the spot” that came to mean so much to the people of Steelhead Drive. The artist is recreating the row of mailboxes …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:55 p.m.
A man suspected of smashing at least one public art sculpture with a stick in downtown Spokane had bond set at $20,000 Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Police arrested a man Wednesday suspected of smashing a third heart sculpture in downtown Spokane, part of an art project meant to raise money for charity.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Spokane is heartbroken after vandal knocks over pair of fiberglass sculptures meant to raise funds for charity
While millions across the nation were stirred awake on Election Day ready to partake in civic engagement, Spokane instead woke up to a broken heart. Two, in fact.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
The Ronald McDonald House has partnered with STCU to install painted hearts throughout downtown to raise money for the charity.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 9:56 a.m.
The wood carver and painter is currently battling stage four terminal liver cancer, and a group called Spokane Outlaw Artists is hosting an auction and fundraiser to benefit Chiappetta and …
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
The full Spokane Park Board will vote later this month on a design and location for “Step Well,” architect and artist J. Meejin Yoon’s sculpture for Riverfront Park. The MIT …
Fri., March 2, 2018
Spokane artist Ildikó Kalapács insists that her new show, a mixed-media art exhibition on refugees with participation of refugees, is not “political.” If anyone does try to politicize the issue …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
“He is a giant, a titan, and an example to us all.”
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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 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.
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 “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
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
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
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.
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.
The Spokane Park Board will decide Thursday if it will remove a sculpture created for Expo ’74 from Riverfront Park.
Fri., April 8, 2011
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
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
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
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