I am no art critic, but I think DART’s Traveling Man sculpture in Deep Ellum is pretty cool. I talked to someone today who’s a little irked by it, though: Ken Holmes, who gives tours of Bonnie and Clyde historical sites in Dallas. Holmes says DART tore down an old glass company building, where Clyde Barrow once worked, to build the sculpture. "It was one of the better jobs that he had," Holmes said.
The statue makes his tour a little shorter, but I don’t suppose you can preserve a building because a notorious criminal once worked there. "I knew it would be gone eventually," Holmes said. "It was an old building."
By the way, did you know that there is a new Bonnie and Clyde movie in the works? Texas native and Disney star Hillary Duff is slated to play Bonnie Parker.