The Corner House
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... roofs and put the windows in the sides, but otherwise did not change the buildings themselves. The works inside are 100 unique aluminium cubes. Each cube was meticulously placed in a specific location with one complex interior next to a simple one and all are aligned. His mission, or goal, was to create art that is an integral part of the environment.
The impact of this installation is difficult to describe. Each cube creates ...
... to see wildlife and get views of the wide open spaces of West Texas. The HETDEX telescope in the photo is mapping the universe and looking for "dark energy" among other cool stuff.
Getting back on I-10 is a bit of a shock after driving through the backroads. Most of the last 24 hours I had only Marfa Public Radio for company! I hope the people in Marfa, ...
... Took the road down from Alpine toward Study Butte. It is always so amazing to see how the landscape changes and the different colors that appear here and there. The cactus are blooming and were beautiful to see.
Got to the campground and checked in. Took awhile to get all the groceries arranged and put away. Took some time to make some quick food, ie tabouli and hummus for later on during the trip. Rested a ...
... studio here and founding the Chinati Foundation located on the old military base just south of town. We could see some of his structures outside but they are not open on Monday or Tuesdays. There are eleven buildings here displaying work by a lot of artists.
This town also has a number of border crossing agents living here and then they travel 67 miles down to Persido and Big Bend to work. We were stopped again for a ...
... taking place concurrently in classrooms throughout the campus. What struck us was the talent and authenticity of the "cowboy spirit", in that they were, for the most part, true ranchers and cowhands--wearing worn hats, boots and jeans--and displaying genuine talent and creativity, while preserving their cultural heritage. They weren't "posing" as cowboys and cowgirls, they were the real thing! And not all ...
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2607 West Highway 90, Alpine | 3 star hotelfrom $125
2401 East Highway 90, Alpine | 3 star hotelfrom $84
2800 West Highway 90, Alpine | 1 star hotelfrom $101
2407 East Highway 90, Alpine | 2 star hotelfrom $71
209 West Holland Avenue, Alpine | 3 star hotelfrom $122
1404 East US Highway 90, Alpine | Hotelfrom $34