American artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens finds inspiration in France to create one of America’s most iconic sculptures, a memorial to Civil War hero Adm. David Farragut
He ignored the conventions of his day and became one of the greatest American sculptors of this century
Superb carvings by an obscure artisan recapture the circus world of the 1920s
The curiously troubled origin of a brief and fitting inscription
His works ranged from intimate cameos to heroic public monuments. America has produced no greater sculptor.
After standing in New York Harbor for nearly one hundred years, this thin-skinned but sturdy lady needs a lot of attention. She’s getting it- from a crack team of French and American architects and engineers.
A photographic record of the boom years in the granite quarries of Barre, Vermont
A ponderous memorial to a people who refused to vanish
Vinnie Ream sculptured Lincoln while she was still a teen-ager