Arty Tuesday: Alferez Fountain of the Winds

I decided to continue my local theme with art deco sculpture, Enrique Alferez. His most controversial pieces is the Fountain of the Winds..imagine the shock of an 8 foot “well endowed” nude Boreas (North Wind) in 1936. Thank goodness for Eleanor Roosevelt stepping in.

Here’s a photo from the Enrique Alferez studio webpage:

Fountain of the Four Winds

These are great photos from over at Po-Boy Press.

Eurus (East Wind)

Zephyrus (West Wind)

Notus (South Wind)

Boreas (North Wind)


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