When I first heard that a fifteen foot wood sculptured troll named Isak Heartstone had been discovered hanging out in Breckenridge, Colorado last year, I assumed I would bump into him. I mean the guy is 15 feet tall! I had to see for myself. After a little research I learned that due to traffic... Continue Reading →
Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championship
Breckenridge, Colorado has hosted the International Snow Sculpture Championships since 1990. This year, sixteen teams from around the world chiseled and sculpted huge mounds of snow packed into 20-ton blocks. They had ninety-six hours to complete these magnificent but temporary works of art. No power tools were allowed. I photographed these eye candy sculptures so... Continue Reading →
No, Means NO!
Vexed Man - Self-portrait sculpted in 1770 by Franz Messerschmidt Messerschmidt had a pretty fantastic sense of humor. I had to take a photo of his sculpture at The Getty Museum in Los Angeles. It cracked me up. He looks like someone who reeeeeeally doesn't want to do something. I only have one question. How... Continue Reading →
Ice Castle Photos and an Interview with Its Creator Brent Christensen
After exploring Breckenridge's breathtaking Ice Castle, I searched for the artist behind this magical place. I contacted Brent Christensen, the founder of Ice Castles, who also built them in New Hampshire and Utah this winter. Take it away Brent! "I'm the artist and designer of the layout at each of our three locations, but I... Continue Reading →