June 22, 2018

Maple Spots


Lake MacDonald, Quebec, 2009.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 21, 2018

Ottawa River Dawn


Ottawa River, Ontario, 1969.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 20, 2018

Throwback


Throwback by Tony Smith. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 2015.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 19, 2018

June 18, 2018

Georgian Oxcart


Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe, Georgia, 2012.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 17, 2018

Bremen Lighthouse


Lighthouse, Bremen, Germany, 1985.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 16, 2018

June 15, 2018

Tree Work


Honolulu, Hawaii, 1983.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 14, 2018

June 13, 2018

Fourfold


Wall decorations with fourfold symmetry, Duomo di Milano, Milan, Italy, 2010.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 12, 2018

Laser Race


Kingston, Ontario, 1974.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 11, 2018

Four Elements


Variations on Aristotle's theory that the elements of matter comprise earth, air, fire, and water persisted for centuries, as illustrated in this diagram from the late fifteenth century.

Reproduced from the collections of the Library of Congress

June 10, 2018

June 9, 2018

Sky Grinder


Sky Grinder by Glenn Zweygardt. University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2011.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 8, 2018

Down to Earth


Columbia, Missouri, 1981.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 6, 2018

Functional


Plaster model of a mathematical function. Mathematics Department, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2012.


Photo by I. Peterson

June 5, 2018

Acme Copper


Acme by Saint Clair Cemin. Besthoff Sculpture Garden, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2010.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 4, 2018

Deco Standard


New York City, 2009.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 3, 2018

One Leg


Untitled sculpture by Joel Shapiro. Sculpture Garden, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2017.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 2, 2018

Square Dance


Wall decoration, Bethesda, Maryland, 2018.

Photo by I. Peterson

June 1, 2018

Bronze Phoenix


The Phoenix by Libero Badii. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., 2018.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 31, 2018

Sky Drama


John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., 2018.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 30, 2018

Cafedral


Cafedral by Roberto Fabelo. John F. Kennedy Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., 2018.


Photos by I. Peterson

May 29, 2018

Mundos


Mundos/Worlds by Roberto Fabelo. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., 2018.



Photos by I. Peterson

May 28, 2018

May 27, 2018

Flying Leap


Ottawa, Ontario, 2000.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 26, 2018

Meteorite


Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, 1972.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 25, 2018

Leaf Grid


Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, 1978.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 24, 2018

Interrupted Tube


Covenant by Alexander Liberman. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000.

See also "Red Phoenix."

Photo by I. Peterson

May 23, 2018

Obelisk and Glass


PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2010.

See also "Glass Tower."

Photo by I. Peterson

May 22, 2018

Cinquefoil


Cinquefoil (Potentilla), Missouri, 1979.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 21, 2018

Bugged Rose


Portland, Oregon, 2009.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 20, 2018

Block Moses


Moses by Tony Smith. Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 2006.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 19, 2018

Waterfall's Edge


Montmorency Falls, Quebec, 1973.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 17, 2018

Sky Grid


Tijuana, Mexico, 2008.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 16, 2018

Cellular Drops


Exploratorium, San Francisco, California, 2014.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 15, 2018

Chanter


Chanter #1 by Arlo Namingha. Santa Fe Botanical Garden, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2017.

See also "Bronze Butterfly" and "Sand Hills."

Photo by I. Peterson

May 14, 2018

Dome Curves and Lines


Kresge Auditorium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009.


Photos by I. Peterson

May 13, 2018

Mother's Day

In memory of my mother, Zelma Alide Petersons (nee Zosens), 1923-2012.


With me and her grandsons, Kenneth and Eric. Toronto, May 2010.


Her favorite flower: a yellow rose.

For episodes from a family history, see "McKenzie Island" and "Caribou Falls."

May 12, 2018

May 11, 2018

Half Light


Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 2009.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 10, 2018

Arch Lights


Great Hall, National United Methodist Church, Washington, D.C., 2018.

Photo by I. Peterson

May 9, 2018

Memorial Arches


Alene Grossman Memorial Arbor and Flower Garden, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2012.

Photo bty I. Peterson

May 8, 2018

Steel Sculpture


AISC Steel Sculpture. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, 2008.

Photo by I. Peterson