Giant Horse Head Sculptures Tower over Scottish Skyline

The Kelpies, 30-meter (almost 100 ft) high sculptures by Scottish artist Andrew Scott, stand next to the Forth and Clyde Canal in Falkirk, Scotland. The artist is known for his distinctive models in steel – many of which are horses. The Kelpies are mythical aquatic Celtic horses but that legend is only a starting point – the artist says the work is more of a tribute to the modern work horse that built this part of Scotland, towing barges up and down these canals. At 300 tonnes (that’s … (read more)

Ceramic Apple Sculptures, and tasty tidbits by Bull&Stein

Fruity and fabulous, these ceramic apple sculptures from Bull & Stein bring new energy to the idea of art and “still life.” Artist and creator Lisa Pappon combines classic shapes and unconventional colors in this juicy collection, which also includes pears, cherries and lemons that look luscious enough to eat. A rainbow of electric pinks, sky blues, spring greens, minimalist white and dramatic black – only a slim slice of the full spectrum – come in glossy or matte velvety finishes as well as shimmering metallics. These … (read more)