Henderson, North Carolina: Giant Concrete Legs

Ladies' legs, spread indelicately. You get to them by walking under an arch titled "Reminiscing." Built by a man.
525 Welcome Ave., Henderson, NC
I-85 exit 218 onto US 1 south. Drive around four miles, and exit onto Rt 1148/Old Epsom Rd. Turn right, drive a little over a half-mile, then turn left onto Rt 1138/King St. When King St. turns right it turns into Welcome Ave. and the legs will be there.
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Giant Concrete Legs

I grew up in Henderson and these make me laugh every time I see them. You gotta love a good sense of humor these days...and this guy has it.

[Ray, 10/20/2019]


Giant Concrete Legs

I had the pleasure of meeting Ricky Pearce, the artist. We chatted for a while. The process is called Earth Casting, in which the shapes are dug out of the ground to create the mold for the concrete pours. The original inspiration for the legs was Marilyn Monroe. The gold rod iron entrance is a reference to the old colloquial saying of she must have a gold p***y. Under the letter N a subtle stylized anatomically correct item can be seen. Ricky was an incredibly kind individual and I look forward to visiting him again. He has other pieces of various subjects all across the continental United States, however this is literally the entryway to his home.

[Destin Jacobus, 09/04/2018]

High Heels.

High Heels

The High Heels gate is across the street from the Giant Concrete Legs.

[Karen Hutchings, 07/14/2016]

Big shoes.

Woman's Legs

Huge display of woman's splayed legs. Her giant shoes are tossed across the street. Near intersection of King street and Chester Lane. GPS coordinates: 36.3008 N 78.3999 W.

[Johnnyk, 05/19/2015]


Giant Concrete Legs

Wonderful. The kitsch here is largely unparalleled. Especially poignant are the large bush(es) at the rear of the sculpture, opposite the gate.

[Doc, 06/07/2011]

Photo is from 2005; your shrubbery experience may vary.

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