Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves

Artist: Dane Tilghman

Project: Ball One, Dane Tilghman’s electrifying mural, depicts the three figures most often shown in the art of baseball (the trinity of the batter, catcher, and umpire). The mural, acrylic on panel, is 8’x40’ and may be seen on the Terrace Level of Turner Field, Atlanta, Georgia. Selected examples of other works in the stadium are shown below.

 

Braves Turner Field

Artist: Bill Alexander

Project: Three Pennants (a detail is shown) is a wrapped fiber mural installed on the Terrace Level of Turner Field. The work celebrate the Braves as the only team to win the World Series in three different cities. The three pennants are hand-wrapped fiber on a fiber core, mounted on an armature of galvanized pipe.

 

Artist: Bill Arms

Project: Seven of Bill Arms’ baseball sculptures were on loan at Turner Field and were placed throughout the ballpark. Pictured is The Runner, shown in three-dimensional action, with each slice of the action silhouetted in powder coated sheet steel.

 

Artist: John Dreyfuss

Project: John Dreyfuss’ Full Count, a bronze sculpture of the iconic baseball battery, was on loan at Turner Field, installed in Monument Grove at the stadium. The lone pitcher was sited the regulation distance of 60’6” from the trio of batter, catcher, and umpire.

 

 

Braves Hall of Fame

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Artist: Bart Forbes

Project: Legendary sports artist Bart Forbes was commissioned to paint full length action portraits for nine years of the Ivan Allen Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame presentations. The portrait originals are displayed in the Hall of Fame. Portraits shown were the original four inductees in 1999—Warren Spahn, Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, and Phil Niekro. Forbes produced a total of nineteen portraits.