Gutzon Borglum had a vision and it was a vision that was to lead him to create one of the legendary monuments found anywhere on Earth. With the help of a mayor as well as a few powerful congressmen and senators, Borglum managed to raise private donations so that the construction of the mighty Mount […]
Built by the Roman emperor Vespasian between 73-79 AD, the Colosseum in Rome still stands as one of the great monuments of the world. Vespasian followed the notoriously insane Nero as emperor in 69 AD and was in charge of a Roman citizenry that was highly discouraged and beaten down. Not only had Nero’s maniacal […]
The famous glazed window, known as the Flodden Window, in the Middleton Parish Church of Saint Leonard in Middleton, England may have recently unveiled the true history of itself. The window had always been accepted as a tribute to the Battle of Flodden fought between English and Scottish forces in 1513. However, recent examination by […]
Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. When he was 12 he discovered his boxing talent. The way he discovered his talent was a story in itself. Ali’s bike was stolen and he reported it to the police telling the officer that he wanted to beat up […]
It is amazing how life can inspire one in a certain direction. Experiences can define what we achieve in our lives. For Auguste Bartholdi, a trip to visit the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza in Egypt turned into a life-changing experience. Born in 1834 in Colmar, Alsace, France, he then extensively studied art, sculpture, and […]
The Nike monument was found in 1863 by a French expedition led by an amateur archaeologist Charles Champoiseau, vice-consul to Adrianople. The remains of the monument were found and sent off to Paris to be displayed in the Louvre in 1884. The monument dates to the first half of the second century B.C. The components […]
Les Braves is a war memorial that is located on the shores of Omaha Beach in the village of St. Laurent-sur-Mer in Normandy, France and commemorates the fallen American soldiers, of World War ll who have lost their lives on the beaches of Normandy, June 6th 1944. The memorial represents three elements: The Wings of Hope, Rise […]
Born February 17th, 1963 in Brooklyn, Michael Jordan was born to James and Delores and is the youngest of four children. A few years after Michael was born, the family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. After his third year of college, he left to be drafted by the NBA. Michael Joined the Chicago Bulls and helped the team […]
The artist sees what they see and they create with whatever may inspire them at the time. For South African sculptor Andries Botha, the inspiration was the mighty African elephant and his treasured material was driftwood. Botha has created 20 driftwood elephants in all and their presence helps to support his world-wide Human Elephant Foundation […]
He was affectionately known as “Sweetness” and is, arguably, the greatest running back in National Football League history. Walter Payton was the number one pick for the Chicago Bears in the 1975 NFL draft and the fourth college player chosen overall that year. He was born on July 25, 1954 and was raised in Mississippi. […]
The mighty bronze replica statue of George Washington, sculpted by the legendary Jean Antoine Houdon, stands watch at Philadelphia’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington Square. An engraving on the great tomb reminds everyone that thousands of unknown soldiers of The American Revolution lie in unmarked graves having made the ultimate sacrifice for liberty. […]
On April 14, 2013, Purdue University had a ceremonial unveiling of a bronze statue of the University’s beloved John Purdue (1802-1976). The awe inspiring bronze statue was created by Illinois sculptor Julie Rotblatt-Amrany. Ms. Rotblatt-Amrany was chosen from among fifteen finalists and completed the statue in December of 2012. The statue has Purdue seated on […]
A sculpture of John Purdue will be unveiled during the Month of April 2013 at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana. The sculptor is Julie R. Amrany.
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, will be unveiling a sculpture of the renowned scientist Rosalind Franklin, famous for photo 51 DNA Helix, in October, 2013. Julie R. Amrany will be the sculptor.
The Packers Heritage Trail Foundation honored the Studio with the commission of sculpting three life-sized bronze figures. The figures include Packers legends George Whitney Calhoun, Johnny “Blood” Mcnally, Paul Hornung “The Golden Boy”. The artists that are sculpting these legends are Sean Bell, Lou Cella, Oscar Leon and Omri Amrany.
Ariens is a snow blower mower and farm machine company in Brillions, Wisconsin. We have been commissioned to do a sculpture for their headquarters. Stay tuned for more developments.
Unveiled last month was a statue of a young Bobby Hull former Blackhawks Player. The statue is in Cicero, IL next to the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink.
The Kareem Abdul Jabbar Statue created by Omri Amrany and Julie Rotblatt Amrany was unveiled Friday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A massive bronze and granite statue reaches into the sky outside the arena.
“On Saturday, the Blackhawks will unveil statues of Hull and Mikita outside the United Center before a game against the Avalanche. To Hawks fans of all ages, the two are already larger-than-life figures and that will become a reality as the 7-foot-tall statues sitting atop 5-foot granite pedestals will take their permanent spots in the […]