My sister, Sar gave me a book years ago called “Weird California”. I thought it was a great title for a book considering I have always thought that California was a little off. Anyways, it’s also inspired me to go out and find some of the strange, unique, creative and “weird” stuff that I have a tendency to be attracted to. The Giant Cement Statues of Auburn, California is definitely one of them.
A series of nude concrete sculptures were created by a dentist named Dr. Kenneth Fox. He was completely self-taught and began building the massive statues in the late 1960’s when he was in his 40’s. At the time, he was assisted by two of his three high school aged sons. Continue reading