Giant Body Parts (page 2)

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Giant Foot
Everett, WA
This Giant Foot appears to have been carved from wood. It is installed on top of the Everett Foot Clinic sign. [map]

Giant Foot [gone]
New York, NY
The Foot
Vining, MN
This concrete Giant Foot in New York was installed in 2007 in front of an apartment building. The neighbors were not exactly pleased. These photos are from 2009. By 2012, the sculpture was gone. For more, see this website.

The Foot was built by Ken Nyberg from scrap steel. It was installed in 1991. [map]

Toe Trucks
Seattle, WA
Piedmont Boutique
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
These Toe Trucks, representing a right foot and a left foot, were built for Lincoln Towing. The left foot was built in 1980 from a 1959 Volkswagen Microbus. The right foot was built in 1996 from a Chevy van. The driver enters the cab from the back window. The first-built left foot truck was donated to MOHAI, the Museum of History and Industry, in 2005. The right foot truck is moved around between Lincoln Towing (now Roadone) locations. This truck is rented for special events and parades. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.

The Piedmont Boutique sells costumes, lingerie, jewelry, purses, etc. This pair of legs with fishnet stockings protrudes from an upstairs window above the shop. For more, see this website. There are similar legs in Brighton, England. [map]

These Jeans are installed above the International Spy Shop. There was a jeans store on the second floor which I believe has closed now. The giant jeans remain as of 2014. [map]

Amarillo, TX
The Ozymandias sculpture consists of two giant legs (one 34 feet tall, the other 24 feet tall). It was created around 1997 by Lightnin' McDuff who was commissioned by Stanley Marsh III (the creator of Cadillac Ranch). There is a plaque installed here with the poem that inspired this sculpture. In 2006, athletic socks were painted on the legs. By 2010, the socks were covered with other graffiti. The same is true for the cars at Cadillac Rach. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. [map]

Giant Legs
Henderson, NC
These 17 feet long Giant Legs were created by Ricky Pearce in 2001. The sculpture is officially entitled "Reminiscing". The concrete legs were inspired by a photo of Marilyn Monroe in the famous breeze-blowing scene in the movie "The Seven Year Itch". For more, see this website. [map]

Woman's Leg Sundial
Roselawn, IN
The Woman's Leg Sundial is located at the Sun Aura Nudist Resort. It has been here since the 1970s and is 63 feet long. For more, see this website. [map]

Metamora, IL
Muskogee, OK
Spine [gone?]
Columbus, OH
The Vertebrae in Metamora advertise for Adams Chiropractic Clinic. [map]

The Vertebrae in Muskogee are located at Hines Chiropractic. [map]

This Spine is or was installed in front of the Columbus Chiropractic Center. It appeared to be carved from a tree. The parking lane stripes are painted in spine shapes. By 2017, only part of the Spine was still there. I'm told that might be gone now. [map]

More Giant Spines:
West Burlington, IA
Houston, TX

Pilgrim's Pride
Pittsburg, TX
Pilgrim's Pride, a poultry producer, was founded in 1946 by Bo Pilgrim. In the late 1960s, a giant pilgrim's hat, Bo's trademark, was mounted on the roof of Pilgrim's Place, a restaurant in downtown Pittsburg. When the restaurant closed in 2001, the hat was put in storage. In 2002, the company commissioned a 37 foot tall fiberglass bust of Bo on which to display the giant hat. The bust was installed in front of their freezer and distribution plant. In the gazebo under the bust, there is also a bronze statue of Bo Pilgrim reading the Bible with his chicken, Henrietta. In 2010, it was announced that Pilgrim's Pride was moving its headquarters to Greeley, CO. Part of their business and this bust will remain. For more, see this website. [map]

Ed the Head [gone]
Yuma, AZ
Ed the Head advertised for the "I Wear Sunglasses" store in the mall where this truck was parked. Ed's sunglasses were stolen in 2005 and replaced. Does anyone know when this Head was built? The store closed in 2014 and the truck with the head disappeared. For more, see this website.

Smog Latino
Fontana, CA
I assume the Smog Latino head was built around 2009. It was modeled after the store's manager. The head appears to be made from foam. [map]

Vortex Bar & Grill
Atlanta, GA
Taconic Sculpture Park
Spencertown, NY
This Vortex Bar & Grill Little Five Points location opened in 1996. It features a 20 foot tall skull entrance. The eyes are lit at night. In 2006, the skull was decorated with a Santa hat for the Christmas holidays. I don't think they still do this. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Taconic Sculpture Park has numerous sculptures including these giant heads. The pieces were produced by Ron Kanwit who displays them on his property which overlooks the Taconic Parkway. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Giant Head
Redondo Beach, CA
Eros Bendato
St. Louis, MO
Unknown Soldier
Alpena, MI
This Giant Head is located in front of Joe Oliveri Hair Design. It is 13 feet tall and features topiary hair. The statue was built for Oliveri around 1961. The Head wears ear muffs in winter. [map]

This bronze sculpture is entitled Eros Bendato. It was installed at Citygarden in 2009. The piece was created by Igor Mitoraj in 1999. It is about 10 feet long. [map]

The Unknown Soldier sculpture was built in 2007 by Tom Moran. It is located at the Besser Museum. [map]

Giant Head
Sacramento, CA
This Giant Head was created by Stephen J. Kaltenbach in 2004. It is entitled "Matter Contemplates Spirit." The sculpture is installed in front of the Dos Coyotes Border Cafe. Kaltenbach also created this Handshake sculpture which is located in Sacramento. For more, see this website. [map]

Giant Heads
Davis, CA
Yin & Yang
These Giant Heads were created by Robert Arneson. There are three other sculptures not shown here. These ceramic "Egghead" sculptures are installed at UC Davis from 1991-2009. For more, see this website.

Urns of Justice
Lafayette, LA
Charlotte, NC
The Urns of Justice were created by Diana K. Moore in 1999. The two sculptures flank the entrance to the John M. Shaw Federal Courthouse. They are both about five feet tall. For more, see this website. [map]

Metalmorphosis is a 22 foot tall sculpture created by David Cerny. It was installed in 2007 in an office park fountain. The giant head is composed of horizontally-moving stainless steel plates. These photos are from 2010. The sculpture was refurbished in 2012. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Giant Heads:
Yakov's Head (Jacksonville, FL)
Head (Branson, MO)
Charlie Parker's Head (Kansas City, MO)
Groundwater Colossus (Lincoln, NE)
Big Head (Canmore, AB)

Kent, OH
This Brain sculpture is located at Kent State University. It was created by Brinsley Tyrrell and installed in 2000. The 13 foot tall sculpture is made of cement and sandstone.

There is another Brain sculpture in Bloomington, IN.

More Giant Brains:
Health Museum (Houston, TX)

St. Louis, MO
2010: Chicago, IL
2012: Sparta, WI
2017: Dallas, TX
These Eye sculptures were designed by Tony Tasset and produced by FAST. They are made of steel-reinforced fiberglass. The one in St. Louis was installed at the Laumeier Sculpture Park in 2007 as a permanent exhibit. It is 12 feet tall.

The other Eye is 30 feet tall. It was installed in Chicago's Pritzker Park in 2010 as a temporary exhibit. It was then moved back to FAST in Sparta, WI. In 2013, the Eye was moved to Dallas where it remains in the Joule Hotel gardens for now. For more, see this website.

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