Monday’s Monument: Angels Unawares, Vatican City

Monday’s Monument: Angels Unawares, Vatican City

On September 29, 2019, following the celebration of Mass and the recitation of the Angelus, Pope Francis unveiled a sculpture entitled “Angels Unawares” by Canadian artist Timothy Schmaltz, in St Peter’s Square. It commemorates the 105th World Day of Migrants and...
Monday’s Monument: Henge, Glenrothes, Scotland

Monday’s Monument: Henge, Glenrothes, Scotland

This circular henge sculpture by David Harding is comprised of 13 concrete slabs in spiral formation, gradually increasing in height from 2.0m to 2.75m. The inside faces of the henge in are in relief, each with a different decorative relief molding. References include...
Monday’s Monument: Thanks-Giving Square, Dallas, Texas

Monday’s Monument: Thanks-Giving Square, Dallas, Texas

In 1964, four businessmen — Joe O. Neuhoff, Julius Schepps, John M. Stemmons, and Peter P. Stewart — wanted the City of Dallas to be known “not only for its worldly aspirations and economic accomplishments, but also for the enduring heart of its citizens.”...
Monday’s Monument: Ave Quiromantica, Malaga, Spain

Monday’s Monument: Ave Quiromantica, Malaga, Spain

The Ave Quiromantica is a bronze sculpture located on Calle Bolsa, Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. It is half dove and half an open hand, the whole sculpture resting on a marble base. It was based on a sketch done by the poet Rafael Perez Estrada, to whom the monument is...