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Gutzon Borlum

Gutzon Borglum, the Utah sculptor who created Mount Rushmore, appeared in a couple of news items this week. USA Today reported on the recent sale of a letter by Borglum, which describes the creation of the monument to a fellow artist and includes a preparatory sketch.

READ THE ARTICLE HERE.

And at Salon.com Borglum’s Mount Rushmore was included in Catherine Price’s “10 Places Not to See Before You Die,” an odd feature that includes Euro Disney, The Gloucester Cheese Rolling Competition and The Blarney Stone.
READ THE ARTICLE HERE.

You can read Tom Alder’s article on Borglum in our September 2006 edition of 15 Bytes.

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