Saturday, June 26, 2010

Tan Lines XXIII

Image: Subject and photographer unknown.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Catholic Tastes

The Brown hare has catholic tastes, feeding on a variety of crops. It is wholly vegetarian and is a fastidious feeder, much preferring the lush tender young shoots of corn and clover, different grasses, crops of swedes, turnips, cabbages, lettuces and carrots to rank herbage. The hare is not averse to dining on the bark and shoots of all kinds of trees and shrubs. It also enjoys the delights offered to it by smallholders and market gardeners who grow an even wider range of vegetables! In the flower garden hares can wreak havoc, having a penchant for dahlias, carnations, pinks, nasturtiums, wallflowers, primulas, heathers and herbs such as parsley and thyme.

- Jill Mason
The Hare

Image: The Leveret.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Leporid Sculpture

In creating her 14' Leporid in St. Paul's Western Sculpture Park, artist Mary Johnson used rebar, lath and cement. She also invited children from the neighborhood to help create mosaic medallions from found objects which were then embedded into the leporid's "hide." She used the hub caps from a '58 Ford for the eyes!

Images: The Leveret.