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.

12122 Monument Drive, Fairfax, VA
West side of the city, on the north side of Monument Drive just west of its intersection with Fair Lakes Pkwy.
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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."

Nearby Offbeat Places

National Firearms MuseumNational Firearms Museum, Fairfax, VA - 2 mi.
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Moon Rock in a Church Window, Washington, DC - 17 mi.

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