Watcher in the courtyard


When we visited the chateau in Cabriès last year, there were a number of statues made from welded metal scrap. This is one of them.


Cloister monoliths IV


The fourth and last from this series in the cloisters of St Andrew’s RC cathedral in Glasgow.  This image shows the fountain at the heart of the installation.

Cloister monoliths III


Third on this series from the cloister of St Andrew’s cathedral in Glasgow.


Cloister monoliths II


The second in this series from the cloisters of St Andrew’s RC cathedral in Glasgow.


Cloister monoliths I


This is a view through the mirrored monoliths in the cloister of St Andrew’s RC cathedral on Clyde Street in Glasgow. This is just around the corner from my hotel. The posts tomorrow and Thursday will be other views of the same mirrored slabs, which cluster around a small fountain and rill. Unsurprisingly, there are biblical several references to water on the slabs.


Running clock


Variously known as the Running ClockTempus Fugit, or the Clyde Clock, this sculpture by the late George Wyllie stands outside Buchanan Street bus station in the centre of Glasgow.

I’ve put a colour version below the fold for the curious: Continue reading


Standing man and walking man

These sculptures are by Sean Henry and stand beside the Paddington canal basin, close to the railway station. They were installed in 2004 and are cast in bronze, with oil paint finish. They are slightly larger than life-size.

I came across them on a winter afternoon’s walk, which meant that the statues were in flat shadow. I took two crops from the original photograph, each of which has a different sense of space and relationship between the two figures. Continue reading