The Art of Moving Sculpture

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?

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