Appeal to the Great Spirit

Appeal to the Great Spirit

The artist exhibited this bronze statue at the 1911 winter exhibition of the National Academy of Design and lent it to the mfa, Boston in 1912. It was purchased the next year by subscription, largely through a gift by Peter C. Brooks. The statue was cast in Paris in...
mfa Sunrays

mfa Sunrays

Since the baby head structures were first installed in 2008 at the mfa, they have been a source of curiosity to many visitors. The creator, Antonio Lopez Garcia of Madrid, fascinated by his grandchildren, feel the complementary figures capture a resemblance to those...
Inside the Terrace

Inside the Terrace

I’ve been coming here and shooting Bethesda Terrace for many years.  All different kinds of weather, different times of year, time of day and gear.  Photographing the terrace and fountain never seems to get old, let alone Central Park. I shot this image in January, it...
Fens War Memorial

Fens War Memorial

Memorial wall at the Fens War Memorial next to the Kelleher Rose Garden and Victory Gardens.  This memorial is in a splendid location, also surrounded by the Fenway neighborhood, the mfa as well as Fenway Park. The Fens is a large picturesque park that forms part of...
Leif’s Winter Watch

Leif’s Winter Watch

This life-size bronze statue memorializes Leif Eriksson, the Norse explorer believed to be the first European to set foot on North America. Originally sited to overlook the Charles River, Eriksson stands atop a boulder and shields his eyes as if surveying unfamiliar...