Combining sculpture and a collection of rare palms, the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden offers a quiet retreat from the up-scale social whirl of Palm Beach, Florida. Palm Beach, after all, was (and in some cases still is) home or vacation playground for many of the world’s rich and famous, from the Kennedy and Pulitzer families, to Donald Trump, Bernie Madoff and Conrad Black.
|The blue tones of a Bismarck palm appear iridescent in the shade.|
|Norton made the bricks for this and other sculptures on site, shaping them to her needs.|
|She made this group of figures as a tribute to her husband Ralph.|
|One of the sculptures Mrs Norton called ‘Beings’
peeps through the greenery.
|This upright ‘Being’ stands beside a small pool with curving edges.
Do the contrasting lines compete for attention?
|A typical view along one of the meandering paths.|
|This stone-edged pool is near the house.|
|This Red Frolic is called Fishwife.|
|Who knows the name of this plant?
Please let me know.