Thursday, July 2, 2009

Weirdest Sculptures and Statues Around The World

1 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.
2 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.
3 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
4 The Hanging Rhino : Location: Potsdam
5 The Thumb : Location: Paris - near Arc de la Defense
6 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
7 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
8 Vigelands Parken : Location: Oslo, Norway.
9 Melting cow This cow is situated in Budapest downtown on Vorosmarty ter (square). Like a melting blue ice cream. Location: Budapest
10 Eating a Biscuit together Located in Seoul, Korea,in front of the Bukcheon Museum. Sculptor is Ku BomJu. Location: Seoul, Korea
11 Los Angeles A true to life art work in front of the Ernst & Young building. Location: Los Angeles
12 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.
13 Location: San Antonio, TX.
14 Location:Manhattan , USA.
15 Location: Stockholm , Sweden.
16 Location: Prague.
17 Location: Prague.
18 Location: Minsk, Belarus
19 Knotted legs running Location: Kanazawa, Japan.
20 Location: Salt Lake City, Utah.
21 Location: Amsterdam, Holland.
22 Location: Singapore.
23 Broken Chair memorial Location: Switzerland
24 Location: Dundee, Scotland.
25 Location: Dundee, Scotland.
26 Location: Cape Town , South Africa.
27 Roosevelt Memorial in the National Mall area. Location: Washington DC
28 Giant hands Location: Como, Italy. Central train station
29 Minsk, Belarus
30 The Tall Banker Location: Luxembourg
31 Location: Punta del Este, Uruguay.
32 Location: Nice, France.
33 World's Largest Basket Building Location: Newark Ohio
34 Mirrored man face Location: Turin, Italy
35 Location: Berlin Germany.
36 The Oarsman Location: Knoxville, Tennessee.
37 Dromeas Location: Athens, Greece.
38 Location: Kansas City Public Library.

39 "Underpass" - located in Wroclaw, Poland - it's probably a tribute to the anti-communist Underground movement of '80 in Poland.