Wednesday, May 30, 2007
"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." Animal Farm by George Orwell.
St. Paul (and "that other city", Minneapolis)is enjoying an exhibition "of dinosaur figures that are being painted by local artists and placed throughout the Twin Cities from May 28th through September 3. The dinosaurs are 8 feet long and 4.5 feet wide. Eighty of them will be placed in St. Paul and 20 in Minneapolis. Several will be shown at the state fair. Then, like the 'Peanuts' statues of recent years, many of the Dinos will be auctioned off by the non-profit Capital City Partnership."(Avenues: Saint Paul's News and Arts Monthly, June 2007. They are delightful and individually named to represent different establishments or organizations. I've discovered six of them already. As soon as I can take a photo of a complete figure, I'll post it because they are a hoot. Too many are placed in positions that make it difficult to take a full photo. Stay tuned!