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Good morning...and thank you Victor for the nice comment and the reminder to document! Like many artists, I work like crazy and often forget to document. In fact, yesterday's photo road trip was an effort to do just that for Chris and Bob.

I added the Egrets in last night's quick entry. They are three, by Chris Sorensen, overlooking the San Joaquin River, on Friant, right across from the Copper development. The path that goes by them leads from Woodward Park. There's a spot of shade and in addition to the lovely representation of our ubiquitous big white bird, the view is spectacular. Worth the trip on foot, skates or bicycle

Chris' metal Bulldog is outside of Weco Supply, on Ventura between 7th and 8th. I left the tossed cups...it really looks like he ate the last few people who ventured too close! I have another shot of this I'll insert later when my poor fried brain can handle another round of photo editing.

This steel door, with inset glass and distressed surface, was created by Bob Gifford, who also helps manage Chris's studio, on lower Van Ness. It's installed in a private home and alludes to the design of the residence's front door. Note the lack of hinges; it pivots!

Bob described the process of removing the natural scale from the steel so that the surface rust could develop. I'm surprised at how the rust pattern that developed mimics the brown veigning in the glass insets (*Bob has since informed me that these are not glass, but stone!). I'm not sure if that's a serendipitous event or intentional.

I'll close here and promise more in the next days. This last shot is the view from Kaiser Pass, at the end of the day.

I did say roadtrip, didn't I

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Comment by James Gathright on June 30, 2008 at 7:40pm
It's like getting in a car with someone you don't know and having them show you three small things. Cool. Show us more.
Comment by Victoria Cochran on June 28, 2008 at 8:46pm
There are additional trips planned. I'll continue the "series" as soon as I've been driven 'round the next circuit!
Comment by Linda Lloyd Pitts on June 28, 2008 at 10:56am
I hadn't seen these works from Bob and Chris' either Victoria, thanks for posting the photos
Comment by Victor Ramayrat on June 21, 2008 at 7:21pm
Thanks for taking the time to share these photos Victoria... These are public art pieces that I wouldn't have known about. Thanks again...

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