Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker, known as Yardbird or Bird, was a American jazz saxophonist and composer.  He was considered one of the most influential jazz musicians of his time (1920-1955).  Sculpted out of bronze by Robert Graham.  Click on the below photo to see the texture of this piece.

9 comments:

Gunn said...

Great sculpture, and a very nice and interesting posting!

cieldequimper said...

Not my favourite jazzman but what a wonderful sculpture!

Halcyon said...

Really impressive statue. I love the oxidation of the copper, makes it all the more interesting to look at. Very cool click today!

Sharon said...

What a wonderful monument to a great musical talent.

Teresa said...

Simply exquisite. I like the color and texture of this piece. It looks HUGE!!!

RedPat said...

Fabulous piece!

Tanya said...

that's quite an amazing sculpture!

Jack said...

This is a pretty simple head sculpture, but somehow it is captivating to me.

Randy said...

That is awesome!