Vision and Determination – Opus 40

Harvey Fite was a sculptor inspired to try to use Mayan techniques to create a landscape of art in upstate NY using bluestone which was found on his land.  He worked on this project for over 37 years.  I cannot explain how inspiring it was to visit a place where you can see what one man’s determination can produce.  If you want to learn more you can click here.  Below are a few pictures I took today.

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The monolith weighs 9 tons and Is 13ft high and was raised using techniques adapted from the Egyptians and Easter Islanders.

 

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The Monolith is on a giant pedestal made of stone laid down by Fite.

 

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This is one of many sculptures found on the property.  It is called FLAME.