Sculptures by Dixie Friend Gay seen at Alice McKean Young Neighborhood Library, Houston - Books of a Feather
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Books of a Feather is a massive sculpture that draws parallels between the physical flight of birds and the flights of imagination found in books. The free movement of birds stretches our imagination towards a world that exists beyond our vision, just as explorations in the library open our minds to new and unfamiliar views.
Commissioned for Alice McKean Young Neighborhood Library, this large stainless steel and concrete birds that are covered in multi-colored glass and ceramic mosaic tiles. These hand-made and high-fired ceramic tiles were done by artist Dixie Friend Gay.