Saturday, September 03, 2011

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park - II

Frederik Meijers Gardens
Dear friends and readers, let’s start our journey into the Sculpture Park.
We were adviced to take the “Park Train” driven by seniors who not only love but as well know art.
Very good guide we had.
All the Photos that follows are taken from the “train”.
The Parks is so large and with so many objects it is a great way to have an overview and then go back to the Sculptures you like the most.
S1 - Horse - wood 
Horse made from wreck wood found in a River
S3 Neuron Scuplture S2 - Neuron text
Neuron – made from stainless Steel – Click on the right photo to learn more
S4 - Just wood
Just Wood – but dancing – love this simple creativity and fantasy
S5 garden Tool
Wow, what is this? A secret Kitchen Garden. How great;-)
s6 - red and great 
Some people  on the “train” said this sculpture reminded them of a Kindergarden. What do you think?
s7 Spider in the woods 
See the Giant Spider? It’s safe it is fenced in;-)
s8 - Headless 
They are headless – we have learned they put their heads down in the Sand when frightened – but here in the Michigan Forests?
s9 Yellow
Yellow Fantasy – Happy Sculpture 
S91 Listening to History Sculpture s91 Listening to History Text
Listening to History. Who owns the Truth? Click on the photo up right to see the name of the Artist.
S92 - siiting down
Just sitting down and relaxing in the Nature
S93 Head etc in iron
Halloween in Iron or an alien? Go to Frederik Meijer Gardens to find out;-)
S94 Bridge
Suddenly a Red Rock Bridge - - -
s95 Air sculptures
On the Hill…
s96 Airy sculptures
… streching and dancing towards the Sky
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It was an overwhelming tour and papa needed some rest;-)

In my next post I will show you the most amazing sculpture, so stay tuned…

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14 Comments:

Blogger Sandra Carlier said...

Like the horse, the wood dancing and the spider! What a trip you did this summer with Anna!!! You will come in Provence and relax tasting the different olives, anchoïade, tapenade and other specialities!

September 03, 2011 10:41 pm  
Blogger Expat Traveler said...

This is all so fascinating. I love the large human sized garden shovel.. And right now Cammie is bouncing and having fun in her saucer. :)

September 04, 2011 2:27 am  
Blogger 4U2! said...

Vilken fin "resa"!

September 04, 2011 11:47 am  
Blogger Gattina said...

Amazing sculptures ! I hate spiders, but this one I like, lol!

September 04, 2011 5:27 pm  
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Anonymous Lifecruiser Travel Blog said...

If we ever go to Michigan, this park could be on the visiting list indeed.... So fun and creative, all of the sculptures. I love when not knowing how next sculpture will look! The wooden dancer is a favorite of mine!

September 07, 2011 10:30 pm  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

After your furst post, I went to their WEbsite and was Amazed by the incredib;e number of Sculptures that they have there---and some from very very famous Artists...! It's great to see ALL these works---I just wish I knew who all the Artists were....I syill don't know who did that one in your first post...!

September 07, 2011 10:59 pm  
Blogger Ginnie said...

And to think I have never heard of this park in my own home state, Tor! Where have I been all my life???

September 08, 2011 7:08 am  
Blogger lime said...

the dancing wood just charms me.

September 15, 2011 2:25 am  
Blogger Shionge said...

I bet it is like going on a 'treasure hut' and checking out new stuff...amazing!!!

September 15, 2011 7:08 am  
Blogger Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Vilken kreativitet skultpturerna visar - härligt!

September 15, 2011 11:41 pm  
Blogger SandyCarlson said...

I like the sculptures very much--especially the first one.

Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

September 16, 2011 4:19 am  
Blogger Louis la Vache said...

What a fun series of photos to view!

September 16, 2011 5:41 pm  
Blogger LadyD said...

What a lovely place with unique expressions of art. You must live in a beautiful place by the looks of your professional photos. Thanks for your kind comment. I am encouraged.

September 23, 2011 3:45 am  

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