The Art of the Living Statue...
If you travel, or live in a major city, you've probably seen one of these living statues, a method used by many performers and beggars to make some money.
Which Are the World's Biggest Statues?
Why do we build giant statues? From what I can tell, it usually has to do with conveying an idea or honoring something bigger than ourselves, like a deity or a concept. The statue of liberty represents the notion of freedom and justice for all. Many are built to honor one's religious icon.
These Stunning Statues of Buddha Are Worth a Visit!
Large Gautama Buddha statue in Buddha Park of Ravangla, Sikkim, India (By Subhrajyoti07, Wikimedia Commons ) 2. Statue of Buddha inside Pullahari Monastery (Gumba), Kathmandu (By Bijay chaurasia, Wikimedia Commons ) 3.
Incredible Paper Statues that Jump Off the Page
Paper is a common art material, and we've seen our fair share of paper art , but these statues, created by Allen and Patty Eckman, is something above and beyond. The attention to details, the imagination, the motives and sheer skill are quite astounding.
The World’s Tallest Statues Are a Sight to Behold!
Statue of Liberty, USA The Statue of Liberty is the shortest statue on this list, at just 151 feet tall. However she gains height due to her 154 foot pedestal. The statue depicts the Roman goddess of freedom Libertas, and was a gift to the United States from France in 1886.
These May Be the Most Unconventional Statues in the World!
Cities across the world incorporate statues to complement the cityscape, and these art pieces stand tall at every major junction. However, marble and stone aren’t the only things they can be made with.
These Crazy Statues Will Really Mess With Your Head
Albedo (USA) Image courtesy of Emil Alzamora H/T: brightside 15 Sculptures That Defy the Laws of Physics art, design, statues, illusion, creative, baba recommends, sculptures, modern art Check out these 15 bombastic sculptures that simply appear to defy the laws of physics.
These Statues Are Both Very Famous & Very Mysterious
Here are 9 world-famous statues and the mysteries behind them: 1. The horned Moses Michelangelo made a sculpture of Moses with a pair of horns. Many art historians believe that this particular statue came into being thanks to a misinterpretation of the Bible.
This Is What Happens When Statues Come to Life (Funny)
For decades, two heroic statues, one male and one female, faced each other in a city park, until one day an angel came down from heaven. "You've been such exemplary statues," he announced to them. "That I'm going to give you a special gift...
40 Terrifically Bizarre Statues You Won't Want to Miss
Trobe, Melbourne, Australia Cow Popsicle, Budapest, Hungary The Giant Hand, Chile Headless Musician, Amsterdam, Holland A man in the Guadalakir River, Spain Man sawing branch, Holland Violinist erupting from the floor, Holland Huge woman lying in photo booth, London, England Great Depression Bread Line Statue
Recycling Gets a Fairytale Twist With Wooden Troll Statues
Magical Wooden Trolls Made by Danish Artist Thomas Dambo art, nature, travel, artist, statues, wood, sculptures, recycled, garbage, Trash, design and photography, Denmark, trolls, thomas dambo Recycled art is a fun and creative way to send a message and these trolls by Danish artist Thomas Dambo are
The World's Tallest Statue Will Soon Be Complete
Later on this year, the world's tallest statue 's height will be eclipsed by a sizable 80 feet. The Statue of Unity, which is in its final phase of construction in the state of Gujarat, India, is dedicated to India's first Deputy Prime Minister and independence movement leader, Sardar Patel.
The History of the Statue of Liberty and Its Symbolism
To commemorate their victory, the people of Rhodes erected a monumental statue on the port of Rhodes, dedicated to the sun god, Helios, with a crown of sunbeams and a torch held aloft as well as a dedicated poem: To you, O Sun, the people of Dorian Rhodes set up this bronze statue reaching to Olympus
These Amazing Statues are 100% Organic...
These Amazing Statues are 100% Organic... art, nature, photos, beautiful, flowers, statue, parade Flower parades are held all over the world, but the one that takes place in Zundert, the Netherlands, is extraordinarily artistic. It’s also the largest parade in the world.
The Statue That Makes A fool Out of Everyone!
Raphael Barios , a known American artist, has created this next statue, which gives the impression that stone tablets are just hanging in mid air. Only when coming closer can we identify this three dimensional hoax. It is a beautiful reminder to doubt first impressions!
Stunning Underwater Statues From Around the World.
The artists created statues mostly out of cement and sand, which, due their low pH levels, facilitate the natural growth of coral. Here's a selection of some of the most beautiful artificial reefs we've ever seen!
Cardboard Statues - Out of The Box!
Source: Izismile.com Cardboard Statues - Out of The Box! amazing, art, photos, cardboard Chris Gilmore is a British artist residing these mamy years in Italy, who specilizes in making amazing sculptures using nothing but cardboard.
Take A Walk on One of the World's Biggest Statues!
These Pirelli workers get the chance to when they are tasked with restoring the statue after it was damaged by lightning. For them, it's a job that has to be done, but for others, it might be one thrilling experience, especially because of the mesmerizing view beneath you - simply breathtaking.
Take Our Quiz: Can You Identify These Famous Statues?
The following challenge is going to put your memory, and your knowledge of famous statues to the test. Can you recognize and pick the correct statue, even though all you see is a little piece of it? Lets see how well you can reconstruct the image. Challenge: Identify the Statue!
7 Beautiful Statues Based on Fairy Tales!
Found at the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark, the life size bronze statue sits on a rock by the water. This art piece is of course based on the famous 1837 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. The statue has become an icon of Copenhagen, and has attracted visitors since 1913.
Thinking Outside the Box: Incredible Cardboard Statues
The lifelike statues have earned them international acclaim, and many wonder how cardboard can be so skillfully made into so many complex objects!
This Man Spent 20 Years Building This Incredible Statue
Spanning over 65 acres across four hills, this monumental statue is 200 feet long, 150 feet wide and 70 feet tall, and it depicts the mythical bird lying flat on its back with one of its wings spread across wide. This makes it the largest functional bird sculpture in the world.
Meet the Stone Stockmen! One Man Embodying Many Statues
Perhaps it should be called Stone Stockman as the entire performance, with the 5 statues carried out by a single person. This man has been following his passion and performing on the streets of Melbourne for nearly 30 years, perfecting his practice and captivating his audiences.
Spectacular! Now These Are What I Call Amazing Sculptures!
Click on images to enlarge Engel When the statue is connected to a water jet, a bronze angel suddenly gets its wings, and a little ballerina unexpectedly wears a tutu.