Western Flag

For Earth Day, 2017, Irish artist John Gerrard created a virtual “flag” made of oil at the Spindletop site in Texas where oil was first drilled in the United States, in 1901. Spindletop became the birth place of oil companies Gulf Oil and Texaco which...

An embrace in the trees

The Hawaiian artist known as Hula painted a portrait on fire scarred trees here in the Pacific Northwest to call attention to climate change. The work is titled “Puliki”, which means “to embrace” in Hawaiian. Puliki was a woman embracing the...
Support

Support

Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn, who we’ve featured on this blog before (“The Force of Nature“) is back with a monumental sculpture in Venice, Italy, titled “Support”. A giant pair of hands reaches out of the canal to support the walls of...
Stay together learn the flowers go light

Stay together learn the flowers go light

The rising hills, the slopes, of statistics lie before us. The steep climb of everything, going up, up, as we all go down. In the next century or the one beyond that, they say, are valleys, pastures, we can meet there in peace if we make it. To climb these coming...