Sunday, July 8, 2012

Sacramento - the capital of California

Sacramento is the capital of the great state of California. And California, with it's  37+ million people, is the most populous states in USA, one of the largest world economies, and the quintessential dream destination for countless men and women in search for a better life. Yet, its modest capital attracts much less attention then San Francisco and Los Angeles. It took me 20 years of living in California to visit the downtown of Sacramento and finally discover it's architecture and public art, including beautiful nude statues or releifs - sometimes well up in the air near the roofs of official buildings.

This dynamic sculpture of a woman on a horse with a child fighting with a buffalo can be seen on the roof of the State Capitol

 "Climatic Wealth", whatever it means - Jesse M. Unruh State Building
"Floral Wealth"
"Bring Me Men to Match My Mountains" - the portico of Treasures Office, Jesse M. Unruh Building

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Into the Highlands of the Mind Let Me Go  - State Library and Courts Buildning

The closer, the more beautiful
Is this circumcision waiting to happen, or I need a better lens?


William Coleman Fountain
First Northern Bank



I'm not able to figure this one out -  on the wall of the Department of Rehabilitation - whether it's nude, and how was this lady able to turn her head, but sure the artist was trying to show the beauty of woman body to the best of his ability.

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