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 is a fascinating example of public art in Richmond, VA.
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 [...]