Thursday, February 7, 2008

33 Weird Statues and Sculptures Around The World

33 Weird Statues and Sculptures Around The World on 1 single page.....

The Magic Tap:

Magic tap, which appears to float in the sky with an endless supply of water. In actuality, there is a pipe hidden in the stream of water.

Location: Aqualand, Cadiz.

Madame Chapeau:

Designed to create a dynamics between two streets, this sculpture beams with its presence in the space that was allocated to the artist.The lady is fearlessly counting her money in an area of Brussels that is famous for its pickpockets. She even teases them with her unsnatchable bronze wallet!

Location: Brussels , Belgium.

La Trobe :

A contemporary representation of Charles La Trobe in central Melbourne (This temporary installation was removed at the end of June 2006 and has been acquired by La Trobe University).

Location: Melbourne

The Hanging Rhino :

Location: Potsdam

The Thumb :

Location: Paris - near Arc de la Defense

Man at work :

This bronze statue is located in the pedestrian zone of Bratislava. Rub its nose, and you will have fortune. I am sure many people believe in that as have a look at the nose, it looks badly rubbed.

Location: Bratislava

De Vaartkapoen :

Low down, a young rebel, the Vaartkapoen, reminiscent of a jack-in-the-box, topples over a policeman higher up, thus overthrowing his authority.

Location: Brussels , Belgium

Vigelands Parken :

Location: Oslo, Norway.

The Fremont troll

The Fremont troll has been lurking under the north end of the Aurora bridge since 1990. He was sculpted by four Seattle area artists — Steve Badanes, Will Martin, Donna Walter and Ross Whitehead — for the Fremont Arts Council. The head-and-shoulders sculpture is 18-ft. tall.

Location: Aurora bridge, Seattle, Washington

Melting cow

This cow is situated in Budapest downtown on Vorosmarty ter (square). Like a melting blue ice cream.

Location: Budapest

Eating a Biscuit together

Located in Seoul, Korea,in front of the Bukcheon Museum. Sculptor is Ku BomJu.
Location: Seoul, Korea

Los Angeles

A true to life art work in front of the Ernst & Young building.
Location: Los Angeles

The Shark :

The Shark became the most famous resident of Headington when it landed in the roof of 2 New High Street (see map) on 9 August 1986.This ordinary home (built as a semi-detached house in about 1860 but now attached by a link to a second house to the north) suddenly became the centre of world attention, and the headless shark still excites interest today.

Location:2 New High Street, Headington, Oxford.

Santa Fe

Location:Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Mona Lisa

A Mona Lisa made of computer chips.
Location: Asus Headquarters.

Location:Manhattan , USA.

Location: Stockholm , Sweden.

Location: Prague.

Location: Tübingen.

Location: Prague.


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