Friday, April 18, 2014

Shaun Irving and His Cameratruck

As a photography student at Hampden Sydney College, Shaun Irving already understood how a camera worked.  In fact, he understood it so well that he joked with a fellow student about how practically anything could be made into a camera.  Though he might not have known it at the time, Irving started down a path […]

The Thin Blue Line – Public Art in Richmond

August 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Featured, Totally Richmond

The Thin Blue Line is a fascinating example of public art in Richmond, VA.

Maymont Graces

August 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Totally Richmond

This sculpture in front of the Maymont mansion is actually a reproduction of Antonio Canova’s Three Graces statue – a Neo-Classical masterpiece.  The original piece was commissioned by the 6th Duke of Bedford, who coveted a similar sculpture Canova had created for Empress Josephine.  Ol’ Dukey even tried to buy it when Josephine died, but her […]

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