Sunday, March 2, 2014

McKee's Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, Florida - Part 2

This is the second post on Seward Johnson Sculpture Exhibit we came across in Vero Beach, Florida.  If you didn't see the first one you can go to the link here.  

This one is called Sailing the Seine and is based on the Eduoard Manet painting 'Argenteuil'.  You can see that painting at this link.




















19 comments:

  1. even though they look a bit painterly, this one sort of gets creepy to me. :)

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  2. I remember that painting from when I started painting, it is so strange to see those people as figures. Thanks for posting about it.

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  3. Nice one, he looks lee but she's a little reticent, is it the age difference? Such fu to come across something like this in a Bot.Garden.

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  4. The first and last shots, they look quite real!

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  5. Hi, We are home from a wonderful trip to Arkansas with friends. Photos tomorrow!!!!!

    Hope you have had a great week. Wow--those sculptures are amazing.. So glad you got to see them. I loved them! Thanks.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  6. They are so life like , would be creepy at night to see them sitting there though ! Thanks for sharing , Have a good day !

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  7. What a wonderful idea to transport the people from the painting into 'real life' so to speak.
    I feel the chap in the sculpture looks a wee bit older than the one in the painting.
    Thank you so much for sharing. Would love to see more of this botanical garden when you have the time.

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  8. Such an interesting garden!

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  9. I think these sculptures are a neat sight to see. The life size and they look almost real..Have a happy day and enjoy your new week.

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  10. I hadn't seen Manet's painting but the statues are so realistic.

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  11. They have a strange realistic look to them!

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  12. Quite a realistic looking couple as was the previous one shown. And, most unexpected to find walking in a botanical garden, but a nice break.

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  13. I remember this painting. It's neat to see the 3-dimensional recreation. It's quite good.

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  14. I love these and number two is wonderful. I have never seen anything like these.

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  15. This really is an interesting scene, and I also remember that painting.

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  16. Gosh, they almost look real in that last shot! What a beautiful setting.

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  17. That dirty old man, opportuning a sweet young woman!! Love these figures as puzzles.

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  18. We're going here tomorrow! These are a bit creepy but still very cool:)

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