Wednesday, July 12, 2006


In Sahuarita, a small town south of Tucson.


Anonymous anne said...

Wow a very colorful bench! I love thos tiles =)

2:36 AM  
Blogger edwin s said...

Tiles and art! great capture louz!

4:21 AM  
Blogger Mile Stones said...

It's great to see decorative tiles brighening up a city's day-to-day. Brings art and reassurance to the streets, don't you think?
I am in Lisbon,& I know you've seen the LisDP site, which isn't mine ( - you're welcome to visit!. As a foreigner here (10 years) I tend to see things and shoot what the locals don't. I adore Lisbon & the country for - among other things - the azulejos (tiles), often in original 18th cent. pictorial panels. Then there are the artistic paving stones everywhere. This is a really great bench, which is beautiful to see rooted in Arizona native culture!

4:22 AM  
Blogger Annie said...

It would be nice if every city would install such benches, unique to their own cultural histories.

Thanks for sharing this image.

8:09 AM  
Blogger Felicia said...

What a lovely piece of art! I like the variety of baskets.

11:38 AM  
Blogger Shorty said...

We have benches a bit like this in downtown San Antonio—although the tiles are not on the actual bench. See an example here.

1:47 PM  
Blogger Louz said...

Thanks for visiting all! There are actually 7 other tiled benches, all of them different. Just waiting to get back to that area to get the rest.

10:28 PM  

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