Monday, August 15, 2011

The Family






This particular sculpture on St. Kate's college campus by Paul Granlund reminded me of a similar sculpture I posted here in front of United Hospital.  I'll have to go back to check to see if its the same artist. 

Paul T. Granlund (October 6, 1925, Minneapolis, Minnesota - September 15, 2003, Mankato, Minnesota) was an American sculptor. His creative career spanned more than 50 years and more than 650 different works. Most of his work is figurative and made from bronze. His patrons included colleges, hospitals, Lutheran Churches, and other institutions.. Granlund received his Bachelor of Arts from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota in 1952 and his Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan in 1954. During the 1960s, he was on the faculty of the Minneapolis College of Art and DesignPaul Granlund was the sculptor in residence at his alma mater, Gustavus Adolphus College, from 1971 until his retirement in 1996, and maintained a studio at the institution until his death. Over 30 works are on campus, including the friezes and doors of Christ Chapel.





15 comments:

  1. The elegance and dynamics of Krause's "Feuervogel" http://wp.me/pB8ko-1i3

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  2. I really like this Kate, it has such a sense of movement and a kind of whimsical feel. He's a creative guy that Paul Granlund!

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  3. In addition to the artistry, the physics of this sculpture is impressive.

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  4. I'm thinking St. Peter today too. A bit different though.

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  5. The detail shots are fantastic!

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  6. Wonderful work, full of life, Granlund was a great artist!

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  7. Great sculture and great shots too, as usually, that´s the truth.

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  8. Great close ups! Oh and you will be able to pick up the Indian Market guide at the entrance of each street at the market. They might have them at the airport but they will be free on the day of the market.

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  9. It is a beautiful piece!

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  10. cette sculpture est magnifique, et bravo pour les details en photos

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  11. Whenever we play like that around Hartford, the gendarmes pull up . . .

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  12. So much movement and life! A really nice sculpture.

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  13. Both of these are stunning...such fluidity ... he captured beautifully the human figure in motion...with lots of emotion!

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  14. I love the joyful feeling in these sculptures!

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  15. I very much like the motion and the sense of joy in this statue.

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