Saturday, February 16, 2008

Pettus Bridge Pasta Art

Artist Vernon Spicer built the Pettus Bridge with pasta! This pasta portrait is currently on display at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library along with others: The Old Depot Museum, Holley Farm and Garden Center and Brown Chapel AME Church. What kinds of pasta can you detect?

17 comments:

Chuck Pefley said...

Pasta? A lovely piece. Curious about the technique.

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

WOW! That is really neat, hard to believe it is PASTA!

Rambling Round said...

Yes, it is hard to believe it's pasta! I don't know about the technique...just saw this and snapped it yesterday. But, I'm going to try and find out.
Thanks for visiting!

Southern Heart said...

That is so interesting, and a beautiful painting! I'd love to know more about that technique, also!

I posted a companion post to Annie's bridge post, about the Pyramid. Please stop by when you can...

g_mirage said...

Wow, before I watched a painter use worms, earlier Fenix of Bostonscaped posted about the monkey's painting and now pasta! People gets so creative..rather, resourceful! =) Saves them more with pasta than paintbrush? =D Happy weekend!

Jana said...

That is pretty cool. It has an odd 3-D effect to it, must be the pasta.

isabella said...

Does it come with meatballs? ;-)

Day4plus said...

Strange--odd, and then you wonder WHY??

Thanks for visiting my blog.
Beautiful scenes of your wonderful town. MB

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

pasta art!! I've seen it all now! :)

Annie said...

My pasta art never looked like that. This is a pastamasterpiece!

I see you got your answer about the Memphis pyramid at Southern Heart's blog. Isn't it interesting?

JaCk said...

a pasta's bridge???
wow! nice pic with all others

greetings from italy

Jack

oldmanlincoln said...

Lovely work of art.

smilnsigh said...

Wow! He did that, didn't he? Amazing.

Mari-Nanci
Photos-City-Mine

GMG said...

This pasta is amazing; but we needed Isabella to cook it... ;)
Thanks for your comment at Blogtrotter. I’m still posting on Sofia; what a lovely name…
Have a great week!

Barrie said...

I came across your site whilst looking for the Pasta Madonna, a painting using pasta to produce a portrait of the Virgin Mary. Would you know where I can find a copy of this painting on the web?
Cheers
Barrie Bradbury

Rambling Round said...

Hi Barrie, I have never heard of that particular piece of pasta art, so no, I am sorry, I would not know where to look. If you find it though, let me know!

Barrie Bradbury said...

Hi rambling round,
Thanks for the prompt reply. I'm beginning to think I imagined that I had once seen this painting as no one else seems to know anything about it. If I do find it I'll send you a copy.
Cheers
Barrie