Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Tales from University Park, IL

I love a community that is immersed in Art.

The Campus of the Center for the Performing Arts at Governers State University was dotted with sculptures. This one stood out to me:

Where's Babe?
We giggled about this sad lumberjack, wondering if he was missing his pancakes or if he was running out of trees to chop down. I suspected it was Paul Bunyan and it turns out I was right. And his sadness had to be because he was missing Babe the Blue Ox.

There was more art within...

The Master

Light--err--Art fixtures!
And the walls reminded us of the pain and peril of violence in the world. And this painting spoke volumes about it:

Name and Artist Unknown

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