Curiosity Cabinet

Three Things I’m Curious About This Week #44

This Balancing Elephant sculpture by Daniel Firman. I love sculpture that looks like it’s defying gravity.

A life-sized sculpture of an elephant balanced on its truck in a classical library.
Photo via My Modern Met.

This field guide to common sidewalk flowers. It’s so easy to overlook the everyday plants that are growing in our urban environments, but now it’s easy to find out what they are.

A finger points to a low-growing plant that is growing between two sidewalk blocks.
Carpetweed from the Field Guide to Sidewalk Flowers.

Perry Lancaster’s perfectly elegant carved cats that perfectly capture the essense of our feline friends.

Three wooden carvings of cats sit on the edge of a shelf.
Carved wooden cats by Perry Lancaster.

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