28 December, 2009

Citygarden in Downtown Saint Louis-My World



Untitled, Martin Puryear (2008) stainless steel


Big White Gloves-Big Four Wheels, Jim Dine (2009) a painted bronze



Samarkand, Jack Youngerman (1981) enamel on aluminum


Aesope's Fables, Mark di Suvero (1990) painted steel


2 Arcs x 4, Bernar Venet (1999) steel


This is Kiera and Julian Walking, Julian Opie (2002) LED


Citygarden is a project of the City of Saint Louis funded by Gateway Foundation. It is comprised of three acres in the heart of downtown. It features modern and contemporary sculptures, lush landscape, reflecting pools, a cafe' and a playful spray plaza. The Citygarden is free to explore. Enjoy

This is my contribution for MY WORLD-TUESDAY . Do stop by the fab meme and check out the many contributors from all over the world. That's My World is hosted each week by Klaus and the My World team, Klaus, Sandy, Wren, Fishing Guy, Louise and Sylvia.

29 comments:

Sylvia K said...

What a fantastic place! So very colorful! Your photos are gorgeous. Would love to roam around there for a while! Wishing you a very Happy New Year!

Sylvia

James said...

Great shots. I really enjoyed each one of these photos.

Daryl said...

What a treasure trove of sculpture and art .. I love Pinocchio

Rajesh said...

Very beautiful and different garden.

Rob Inukshuk said...

I did indeed enjoy. What a wonderful inspirational place to explore. Great shots.

Photo Cache said...

That is an amazing place. Every city should have something like this.

Happy New Year.

Riet said...

What a beautiful place. Love the artwork

Jane said...

Great pictures, I like the LED of the people walking very sweet. Thanks for sharing:)

J Bar said...

Great structures.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

once in a blue moon... said...

i love your photography, you make me feel like i am with you~ you see the stuff i want see, the detail, the beauty in all the little details wherever you go~

thanks for taking us!

Stine in Ontario said...

Art to be enjoyed by all! Wonderful!

Quilt Works said...

Great photos! My favorite is the pinnocio shot, I like how you framed it.


...see what is in front of my house!

susieofarabia said...

Fabulous shots, Erin. We have a similar red steel piece of art here in Jeddah like the one you showed. Different artist though - I actually like yours better!
Happy New Year, Erin!

bettyl said...

Such clever artwork! Thanks for sharing.

Carver said...

City garden is a wonderful place. Thanks so much for showing it to us. The sculpture and fountain are fantastic. Wishing you a happy New Year to come.

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Erin: Wonderful captures of the art in St. Louise.

Jenn Jilks said...

an intriguing set of shots!

Tony said...

City Garden looks like quite the place. Nice photos. I like the water fall and Pinocchio. Happy New Year!

Barb said...

The setting looks quite beautiful. I think I've actually seen di Suvero's work somewhere in Denver. Now I must remember where!

lazyclick said...

Very lovely garden with beautiful artwork.

magiceye said...

beautiful

Regina said...

What a beautiful photos. Such an awesome world.

Cheers for the New Year!

Regina

diane said...

That is a great park with all those sculptures. I liked pinochio and the two big half circles.

Eden said...

Great shots. Lovely place with lots of things to see.

Arija said...

Great sculpture park. I love Pinoccio and Samerkand, they are quite delightful.

Gattina said...

Very special statues ! looks like a very nice place !
Happy New Year to you too and that all your wishes come true !

Melusine said...

Nice captured from Citygarden! Looks like a fine place to spend some time :)

MedaM said...

It is beautiful the way you showed so many interesting details from the Citygarden. Your photos are great as always.
Wishing you a very Hapy New Year!

Kathiesbirds said...

Very nicely photographed! I would like to visit this place!