This is a great little stop if you happen to be traveling on US95 through Central Nevada.
Ryolite is about 100 miles north of Las Vegas and about 350 miles south of Reno. So it's a great place to take a little break and get the blood flowing through your veins again! And it's FREE!!
I have been here several times, but all the pictures I have are pre-digital. So on January 14 while driving from Reno to Las Vegas I was able to get some digital shots.
This is one shot I choose for Shadow Shot Sunday and Scenic Sunday. It is one of many sculptures in this little ghost town.
|The Last Supper|
Poland-born Belgian sculptor Albert Szukalski completed this sculpture in 1984. He made the figures by wrapping live models in plaster-soaked fabric to achieve his Apostle o' Shrouds effect. Szukalski, died in 2000 at age 54. Although his Last Supper was built decades before the first Lord of the Rings movie was released, his ghostly white forms resemble the dark Ringwraiths in those films. What do you think?
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