Fairfax, Virginia: Big Horse Head Outside Apt. Building

14 feet high, carved out of an 18-ton block of marble. Nice juxtaposition of classy giant horse head with brick apartment building.
Address:
12122 Monument Drive, Fairfax, VA
Directions:
West side of the city, on the north side of Monument Drive just west of its intersection with Fair Lakes Pkwy.
Admission:
Free
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Horse sculpture.

Big Horse Head Outside Apt. Building

Giant horse head statue alongside a nondescript apartment building. A bench faces this sculpture so you can sit and wonder why it contains no verbiage about its artist, material(s), or date of creation.

[Kate Schwarz, 11/22/2015]

The 14-foot-high horse was carved from an 18-ton block of marble in 2006 by John Fisher. It's officially named "The Camden Horse."

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National Firearms MuseumNational Firearms Museum, Fairfax, VA - 2 mi.
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In the region:
Foamhenge, Centreville, VA - 7 mi.

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