Inspired by others' 12 month landscape projects on Instagram, I decided to take on a 12 month project of my own for 2014. I didn't want to take 12 pictures of the same thing, but I wanted it to be something I really love about St Louis, and Citygarden fits the bill. I love downtown St Louis, and I love that this sculpture park exists in the middle of high rises, and I love how the food trucks gather here at lunch time, encouraging people to come out of their offices. So I will be "bumping" this post to the top every month with a new feature on a Citygarden sculpture.
|January - Big White Gloves, Big Four Wheels by Jim Dine|
The other reason I chose Citygarden is because this project will be replacing a post I did a few years ago that may have been my only post in the history of this site about something that I didn't like. And even though I mentioned that the event was not what I hoped it would be, I turned it into a positive and talked about Citygarden instead. The head of the company that runs the event I mentioned emailed me a long time ago with the worst non-apology I've ever received, asking me to remove my post simply because it hurt their Google search results. I refused out of spite.
|March - Untitled (Two Rabbits) by Tom Classen|
|April - STL250 Cakeway to the West Cake by Rich Brooks and Aesop's Fables by Mark di Suvero|
|May - Eros Bendato by Igor Mitoraj|
|June - Big Suit by Erwin Wurm|
June heralds big news, as it is my last month working Downtown! It won't stop this series, though, because now I will be self-employed! I will have more time for blogs, crafts, and Jewelscent, and I am ridiculously excited. To mark the occassion, I give you Big Suit, by Erwin Wurm. Big Suit always makes me think of Elvis Presley, and that's a good thing.
|July - Tai Chi Single Whip by Ju Ming|
|August - The kid doing a handstand is on an unnamed installation that sounds like chimes.|
|September - Bird by Laura Ford|
|October - Voyage by Jean-Michel Folon|
|November - Untitled (Ringed Figure) by Keith Haring|
|December - Door of Return by Kan Yasuda|