Creativity Matters Blog

Posted by admin on December 30, 2014

Creativity Matters Blog, (Judith Zausner) interviews Blake on subjects as far ranging as his earliest years in art, his sculptural and creative process, his esteemed "Third World Women," series and his philosophy on Public Monuments.

Blog Link: http://agingandcreativity.blogspot.com/2014/10/interview-with-richard-blake-sculptor.html


Martin Luther King Jr

Posted by admin on December 10, 2014

This video compilation is of the MLK monument titled, "I've been to the Mountain Top". It includes an interview and visit to Blake's Studio and scenes at Independent Casting Foundry in Philadelphia. It concludes with the dedication of the monument which is installed on the Fairleigh Dickinson University campus on the River Walk of the Hackensok River, Bergen, NJ. 

The following is a link to the video of the Martin Luther King Jr Monument unveiling:

https://social.newsinc.com/media/json/69017/27656386/singleVideoOG.html?videoId=27656386&type=VideoPlayer/16x9&widgetId=2&trackingGroup=69017


Frederick Douglas Unveiling

Posted by admin on December 10, 2014

This video documents the official unveiling of the Frederick Douglass Monument on the campus of West Chester University. The sculpture titled "The Abolitionist" depicts Douglass as a young man with Lincoln's cane and broken ropes symbolic of his slavery. Douglass's monument marks the occasion of his last public speech given on West Chester University's campus.

The following is the link to a video of the unveiling:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Enp28s3NgLo