Monday’s Monument: Body To Soul, Wellington, New Zealand

Monday’s Monument: Body To Soul, Wellington, New Zealand

The stairs of this sculpture are made of black granite. They evoke the image of a war memorial, without specifically referencing life or death. It shows how to get from the word Body to the word Soul by changing one letter at a time to create a new four letter word....
Monday’s Monument: La Paloma, Monterrey, Mexico

Monday’s Monument: La Paloma, Monterrey, Mexico

Could that building’s color be enchilada red? San Antonio readers are probably disoriented by this photo. No, this is not the San Antonio Central Library. It is the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, designed by Ricardo Legorreta in 1991, the same year he...
Monday’s Monument: Peace Memorial, Urbana, Illinois

Monday’s Monument: Peace Memorial, Urbana, Illinois

In 1968, the University of Illinois’ classes of 1918 and 1919 requested Donald J. Molnar, who was a campus landscape architect at the time, to build a memorial commemorating the 50th anniversary of the end of World War I. He envisioned a fountain and a statue in the...