Alternate Crop

NewsOK | BLOGS

Random acts of art

by Bryan Terry Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:30 pm •  Published: February 28, 2011
during Senior Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. Photo by John Clanton, The Oklahoman
during Senior Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. Photo by John Clanton, The Oklahoman

There’s a tunnel on the east side of the capitol that is decorated with a series of murals depicting different regions and events in the state of Oklahoma. The sand dunes at Little Sahara, wheat harvests, city skylines and Barry Sanders as the OSU running back are a few of the scenes in the poorly lit walkway. My favorite of the whole bunch is this scene of a firefighter climbing through smoke while children play in the foreground. Every time I visit the capitol and see this mural, I think it would make the perfect cover to the science fiction novel Hellstrom’s Hive by Frank Herbert.

As for random acts of art, if you somehow missed this slideshow from October 2009 you should give it a quick look.

-John Clanton

by Bryan Terry
Photographer
Bryan Terry is a native of Oklahoma and is a graduate of Yukon High School. He first picked up a camera while attending the University of Central Oklahoma. After working for the school newspaper, The Vista, he interned at The Oklahoman. He...
+ show more



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    OU football: New Washington Redskins punter Tress Way had same mascot at Tulsa Union
  2. 2
    Big Labor: Eat only 'union-made' for Labor Day BBQ
  3. 3
    Former RedHawks interim manager Tom Lawless to manage Houston Astros after Bo Porter fired
  4. 4
    Tulsa WR Keevan Lucas named Amercian Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week
  5. 5
    Rick Perry takes back tweet
+ show more