|Gordon Newell Memorial
During his long life, Gordon Newell created
forms in stone that will endure for millenia. To call him merely
a sculptor omits the greatness of spirit that animated the man and his
I was honored to have him in my life
as my stepfather from his marriage to my mother in 1966 until his death
at age 93 in December, 1998.
|Gordon's son Hal Newell is erecting
a memorial to his father that further immortalizes this great man.
||12 enormous stones, each between six
and eight feet tall, now stand in a circle in the little desert town
|To visit these huge stones is to feel
the nearness & presence of Gordon Newell.
Link to Jeff Garner's
Page to Gordon Newell.
Paul Boczkowski and Marie Wainscoat's
video, "Longtimers", features
Gordon and other veteran Monterey Peninsula artists.
Gordon created the Haupt
Fountains in Washington D.C. in 1968.
This bronze "Horizontal
Form" was a gift of Elisabeth Roblee Augerson in memory of Florence
Allen Roblee. It's at the UCLA Sculpture Garden in front of Murphy
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