~Celebrating Memorial Day~ Featuring Equestrian Statues~

   Artist: Douwe Blumberg Location: World Trade Center Memorial, New York, NYC  Year: 2011 “It was a perilous mission. US Special Forces were on the ground in Afghanistan within weeks of the 9/11 terror attacks to begin the war against the Taliban. Despite the raft of high-tech gear at their disposal, it was the trusty horse…

~Lost “Walking Horses” Of Nazi Germany Found! Josef Thorak~

I just found out about these two sculptures that have been missing for 26 years and were just found on the 21 of May 2015! The “Walking Horses” are a pair of lager then live size horses sculpture created by Josef Thorak. The two sculptures where commissioned by Albert Speer for the Reich Chancellery building which Speer also designed. Thorak…

Happy Mare’s (Mother’s) Day!!

  Happy Mare’s Day! This Sunday  is Mother’s Day in the USA so I have collected many paintings featuring mares and their foals! Enjoy~                                           Have a Happy Mare’s Day Sunday~ What a special day……

Equestrian Art in Belgium!

  For today’s post , I am featuring horse sculptures in Belgium and Saone De Stalh’s latest exhibit in Antwerp, Belgium! Unfortunately , I wan’t able to find many of the artists names again.  Saone De Stalh is exhibiting at Longines Global Champions Tour, though  22 – 25 of April! Way to go Saone!!! Here are a…

~The Pony Express! 155th Anniversary~USA

  A few weeks ago (April 3rd 2015) was the 155th anniversary of the pony Express! I have gathered some paintings, sculptures (including the very first “Pony Express” themed monument!) and statues of brave riders and their trusty steeds that galloped at break- neck speed from St. Joseph, Missouri to Old Sacramento, California carrying the…

~Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The “Courage” Monument~ John Byrne~

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here is an interesting and intriguing statue in Dublin, Ireland that I think you will like! Name: Misneach , “Courage” in Irish Artist: John Byrne Date Commissioned: April 19, 2004   Date Unveiled: August 19, 2009 Location: Ballymun, Dublin , Ireland    John Byrne was commissioned by Breaking Ground, the Per Cent for Art,  to…

~Women’s History Month ~ Celebrating Women Horse Artists!~

Happy Women’s History Month! Even though International Women’s Day was on March 8th, I thought that it would be a great idea to feature women artists for today’s post! Here is a little about the IWD: International Women’s Day (IWD)~ Started in: Early 1900’s Location: Worldwide International Women’s Day has been observed since the early…

Fernando Botero~Colombian Artist!

    Here is Ferando Botero’s horse sculptures and paintings! I tried to find out where the statues are located, but I could not.  Fernando Botero~ Location: Paris, New York and Tuscany Born in: 1932   Born in 1932 in Medellin, Colombia, Botero became interested in painting at an early age. His artistic precocity was evident…

Pegasus Slaying a Dragon in Hallandale Beach, Florida, USA

I’m still here! So sorry that I haven’t posted in a while-I haven’t been to the library in more than a week and a half to use a computer! I just found this really interesting statue in Gulfstream Park , Florida, USA and wanted to share it with you for today’s post! I’ll be posting…