4
| Arts |

The Art of Moving Sculpture

^
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

On our way back from an early-morning Trinity River outing yesterday (more about that tomorrow), we happened past the Trammell Crow Center on Ross. The boy wondered why there was a giant horse in the street; his mother, a former art-history major, explained that's a sculpture by Antoine Bourdelle, and the others scattered about the sidewalk and trailer -- or suspended from the crane -- were by the likes of Joseph Bernard and Auguste Rodin. All of which, you know, are spending the weekend getting used to their new home at Maple and Oak Lawn as the Crow Center makes way for its Asian garden. On the other side, the answer to the age-old question: How many sculptures can you pile on to a flatbed?

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.

 

Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.