Sunday, March 9, 2014

Serendipitous Art: Copper-clad Rudder (March 9, 2014)

I've recently visited the Maritime Museum in San Francisco a couple of times. My attention has been focused on the beautiful murals and mosaics there, but among the displays is a charred rudder fragment from the Niantic, a ship turned into a hotel that burned in the Great Fire of 1851. This piece was pulled from the mud in 1978. Unintended art.

1 comment:

  1. this is very kool!
    you know colin after following your blog for a while, i begin to look at everything a little bit differently . . . i often catch myself thinking, "i wonder what colin would think of this".
    you are right, ART is everywhere.


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