An interesting and malleable monument type.

A grand beaux-arts monument evolves to something charming.

Keepsake!

The Keep monument in Rock Creek Cemetery is visible from a great distance because of its eye-popping pink and verdigris colors. The bronze figures were created in about 1920 by James Earle Fraser, the man who designed both faces of the 1913 buffalo nickel. Before I try to make sense of our sculpture, have a […]