Darrow In Dayton? Ninety-One Years After The Famous ‘Monkey Trial,’ Clarence Darrow May Be Returning To Rhea County, Tenn., Church & State — In 1925, two of America’s most renowned figures faced off in the southeast Tennessee town of Dayton to debate a burning issue — whether man evolved over millions of years or was created by God in his present form...


Site of Scopes Monkey Trial May Memorialize Chicago's Darrow, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin — In 1925, two of America’s most renowned figures faced off in the southeast Tennessee town of Dayton to debate a burning issue — whether man evolved over millions of years or was created by God in his present form.

Today, only one of the two, the Christian orator William Jennings Bryan, is commemorated with a statue on the courthouse lawn. A group of atheists hopes to change that...


Site of Scopes Monkey Trial May Memorialize Chicago's Darrow, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin — In 1925, two of America’s most renowned figures faced off in the southeast Tennessee town of Dayton to debate a burning issue — whether man evolved over millions of years or was created by God in his present form...


9 esculturas que merecem ganhar um prêmio de criatividade, catracalivre.com.br — Brazil, Quando se pensa em esculturas, normalmente o que vem à cabeça são esculturas realistas e antigas. Existem, no entanto, muitas que fogem desse padrão e que chamam atenção pela criatividade...


Smerconish: The right spot for Rizzo statue? Right where it is, The Inquirer Daily News —August 2016, A winter snowstorm hammered Philadelphia on Feb. 23, 1987. I'm not normally a horoscope person, but for some reason I saved my Pisces directive that day: "You'll have reason to celebrate. . . . The boss recognizes your value." I'd like to think that was true. It was my first day working for Frank L. Rizzo...[PDF]


Cranberry Woman Posed for Memorial, The Cranberry Eagle - CRANBERRY TWP — In October 2006, the National United States Air Force Memorial was dedicated in Arlington, Va., which included a bronze sculpture of the Air Force Honor Guard created by Zenos Frudakis...[PDF]


Meet the man behind iconic Payne Stewart sculpture and our new ‘Arnie’ award, Golf Digest  — It is the bane of the successful contemporary artist that his work is usually better known than his name. In this case, his name is Zenos Frudakis. Ever heard of him? Yet even the casual golf fan is likely familiar with the sculpture of a celebratory Payne Stewart, one leg in the air, his right fist piercing the sky, on display near the 18th green of Pinehurst No. 2 where Stewart struck this pose as he won the U.S. Open in 1999...[PDF]


Arboretum Preserving Historic Figures of the American Landscape, The North Carolina Arboretum - ASHEVILLE, NC – A combination of thoughtful planning and fortunate circumstances has ushered in 2015 as an exciting time of growth and preservation for The North Carolina Arboretum. In the coming months, the organization will embark upon projects of historical and contemporary importance that honor the vision and integrity of landscape architecture...[PDF]


     

 

 

 

West Virginia Miners Play Second Fiddle to the Molly Maguires, CounterPunch - In search of improved working conditions and livable wages, mine workers in two major coal producing states resorted to violence against coal mine owners and managers. The militants in one of those states are celebrated as heroic fighters of America’s industrial age. In the other state, the miners’ campaign for human progress is omitted from state history books... [PDF]


The 14 Most Breathtaking Sculptures Around The World, The Culture Trip - Sculpture has the power to stop viewers in their tracks, both for their beauty and their context. From Renaissance classics that foregrounded ideal beauty, to modern day works that push the boundaries of material and media, sculpture continues to capture the public’s attention, whether it is in New York, London or Rome. Here is a list of the top 14 most breathtaking sculptures from all corners of the globe... [PDF]


Where Art Immitates Life, Country Life - The longer that I write about gardens, the more interested I am in their relationships with people, rather than just their qualities of horticulture and garden design. Nowhere is this more relevant than at Old Bladbean Stud in Kent... [PDF]


Frudakis, an Omnipresent Sculptor, The Philadelphia Inquirer - Chances are you see and interact with Zenos Frudakis quite often. You don't know him, and you probably haven't read about the 64-year-old sculptor unless you've glanced at captions on photos of his famous work in The Inquirer and elsewhere: the 10-foot-tall bronze Frank Rizzo sculpture at the Municipal Services Building Plaza across from City Hall... [JPG] 


“FREEDOM” DI ZENOS FRUDAKIS, Sul Parnaso - Per ricordare il 25 aprile ormai passato, vorrei presentarvi questo capolavoro, conosciuto da pochi ma di un coinvolgimento non da sottovalutare. “Freedom” è una bellissima scultura in bronzo realizzata dall’artista Zenos Frudakis, americano di origine greca, situata a Philadelphia davanti agli uffici GSK. Come spiega lo stesso scultore, “volevo creare una scultura che chiunque, indipendentemente dal proprio contesto, potesse guardare e percepire immediatamente l’idea di qualcuno che lotta per liberarsi...
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TOUR DU MONDE DES STATUES LES PLUS INSOLITES, Le Figaro - Elles saisissent l'instant ou font passer un message. Les sculptures demeurent des témoins silencieux de différentes époques. Peut-être, comme l'avance le prêtre Benoît Lacroix, qu'«Aimer, c'est sculpter sa propre statue», ou plutôt que sculpter, c'est faire passer un message sur ce que l'on aime. Comme Yoko Ono, qui avait demandé à l'artiste suédois Carl Fredrik de façonner un revolver au canon noué pour prôner le refus de la violence après la mort de John Lennon. Ou comme la sculptrice Louise Bourgeois, avec son araignée, Maman, d'environ 10 mètres de hauteur et symbole hommage à sa mère... [PDF]


The Top Ten: Public Art, The Independent - Most public art is horrible, in my philistine opinion (the Philistines being a maligned and cultured people), usually made bearable only by the greater awfulness of the modern architecture around it. But some of it is good... [PDF]


25 Of The Most Creative Sculptures And Statues From Around the World - Our cities are full of majestic monuments, stunning sculptures and artistic statues...


Zenos Frudakis, the Art of Listening, Ian Bostridge, Articulate - The creations of Philadelphia-based Sculptor Zenos Frudakis span the globe...


Sculptures of Freedom - The Famous Cretan Sculptor in USA, Characters - I grew up in America’s Midwest. Both my parents were Greek. My father, born in Alikampos, Crete, played the lyra every day at home. My mother filled the house with smells of Greek cooking. Avgolemono soup, spinakopeta, lamb, and warm, homemade bread...


USGA Museum opens Jack Nicklaus Room, Fox Sports - The United States Golf Association held a grand opening ceremony on Wednesday for the new Jack Nicklaus Room at the USGA Museum in Far Hills. The 75-year-old Hall of Famer was on hand for the event and was very pleased by how the room turned out. "The USGA did the Jack Nicklaus Room so nicely, so tastefully--it's not a large room, but there is so much to it," Nicklaus said during the dedication ceremony.'...

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PCN Profiles Zenos Frudakis, Internationally Recognized Sculptor PCN - Zenos Frudakis is an internationally recognized sculptor, who currently resides in Philadelphia, PA. As a child, Zenos began to sculpt using dough given to him by his mother while she baked bread. He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts for a Bachelor's, the University of Pennsylvania for a Master's in Fine Art, and was the youngest sculptor nominated for membership in the National Sculptor Society...



Donor Wants Sculpture to Inspire Rowan Students, Courier-Post - Historical figures are leaping right off the page at Rowan University...


A Vision Graces Rowan, The Inquirer - This is a story about how art happens. (Article no longer live. Provided as JPG.)


Palm Beach Atlantic University unveils 7-foot statue of founding president, Palm Beach Post - Palm Beach Atlantic University today honored Jess Moody, the school's founding father and first president, by unveiling a 7-foot, 715-pound bronze statue...


Zenos Frudakis says art is his way of cheating death, The Mercury Lifestyle - It’s his way of cheating death. His fervent attempts are evident in more than 100 sculptures that line the edges of his studio, a 225-year-old two-story carriage house tucked behind his Mount Carmel Avenue home...

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A dream becomes a sculpture honored at Rowan, The Inquirer, New Jersey - This is a story about how art happens. It is also the story of a diminutive but determined woman, a sculptor who understood her vision and gave it wings, and a local university that saw fit to give it a home. Above all, it is a story about love...


From 'Freedom' to 'Knowledge,' Philly-area sculptor's work strikes chords around the world, Newsworks - One of Philadelphia's most iconic public sculptures, admired by global audiences who have never set foot in the city, is tucked into a obscure corner in front of a former pharmaceutical building...


Zenos Frudakis: A Philadelphia-Based Sculptor Breaking The MoldWRTI 90.1 It's rare for living artists to be compared to the greats. Yet a Philadelphia-based sculptor has been given such an honor. WRTI's Jim Cotter reports on the man who brought "freedom" to the world...


Freedom, Featured Fifty Fine Arts, The Huffington Post Our cities are full of majestic monuments, stunning sculptures and artistic statues, each having a story to tell. Thousands of them have been made but only a few of...


25 Of The Most Creative Sculptures And Statues From Around The World, True Activist - Our cities are full of majestic monuments, stunning sculptures and artistic statues, each having a story to tell. Thousands of them have been made but only a few of... (The Freedom Sculpture is included in this article. The article is no longer online.)


PCN Profiles Zenos Frudakis, Internationally Recognized Sculptor, PCN-TV - (VIDEO) Zenos Frudakis is an internationally recognized sculptor, who currently resides in Philadelphia, PA. As a child, Zenos began to sculpt using dough given to him by his mother while she baked bread...


Wall Of Champions Is A Fitting Memorial To Dinah, Sun Sentinel In the lush oasis of California's Palm Desert this past week, one word has communicated the best in women's golf. That word: Dinah...


The Sporting Statues Project: US and Canadian Baseball Statues Database The Sporting Statues Project, University of Sheffield...


The 25 Most Important Sports Statues, Complex - 15. Payne Stewart Sculpture: Professional golfer William Payne Stewart is responsible for winning three championships and 11 PGA Tour events throughout his career. Zenos Frudakis sculpted the Payne Stewart statue that overlooks the 18th hole of Pinehurst, No.2, where he holed a shocking 15-foot putt. 18. Arnold Palmer Statue: Nicknamed "The King," famous golfer Arnold Palmer has a statue dedicated to him right outside of the airport in Latrobe, Pa. that is kept simple and sweet by being literally named after him.


2014 US Open: Nine things you should know about Payne Stewart, CBS Sports You youngsters out there -- okay, myself included -- are going to hear the name Payne Stewart tossed around a lot during the 2014 US Open at Pinehurst...


Payne Stewart's Legacy Lives On As U.S. Open Returns To Pinehurst, WUNC 91.5 North Carolina Public Radio Overlooking the 18th hole at Pinehurst No. 2 is a statue of a man. He’s standing on one leg, a putter dangling in his left hand and a right fist extended straight forward, in victory...


USGA pays tribute to Payne Stewart, Philly.com - PINEHURST, N.C. - They were two players who would go on to become major champions and best buddies...