10. London Ink Swimmer London Ink Swimmer is 46-feet long and 10-feet high sculptures of a life-like swimmer swimming through the grass, south bank of the Thames between Tower Bridge and City Hall, was commissioned by London Ink reality TV show. 9. The Magic Tap, Spain The Magic tap is founded in Aqualand, Spain which appears to float in the sky with an endless supply of water. Actually, there is a pipe hidden in the stream of water that holds the whole structure. 8. Oversized Silver Dog, Denver, Colorado Oversized Silver Dog is Sitting attentively outside Denver’s Animal Shelter, a 20-feet high dog glistens in the Colorado sunshine. Created by Laura Haddad and Tom Drugan for the city of Denver, Sun Spot consists of a steel skeleton adorned with over 90,000 shiny dog tags that shimmer and dance in the breeze. This friendly pup welcomes visitors to the animal shelter as well as curious tourists passing by on Interstate-25. In the evenings, Sun Spot is set aglow with LED lights, giving man’s best friend a colorful, heartwarming presence. 7. Monster Saw, Tokyo, Japan Monster Saw is 15.4 metre high, red-handled handsaw sticking out of the ground in front of the main entrance hall – Tokyo International Exhibition Centre — or Tokyo Big Sight. Created by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen, the saw attracts art lovers, curious onlookers and tourists with a sense of humour. 6. Louise Bourgeois’s Spider Louise Bourgeois’s spider is 30ft. It is made up of bronze, stainless steel and marble, stands outside the Tate Modern, London. It is one of six built by the 95-year-old acclaimed artist. 5. Big Buddhas: The Monywa Buddha The Monywa Buddha reclining Buddha of Burma (Myanmar), is a frequent theme in Buddhist art, signifies the Buddha’s parinirvana — his death and entry into nirvana. The reclining buddha of Monywa is hollow, and people can walk inside its 300-foot length and view 9,000 small images of the Buddha and his disciples. This was built in 1991. 4. Dreaming Girl, St. Helen’s, England Dreaming Girl is 65-foot high face of a sleeping girl towers above the busy M62 highway between Liverpool and Manchester. With her eyes closed and serene expression, ‘Dream’ appears to be lost in a deep reverie. 3. Forever Marilyn, Palm Springs, California Forever Marilyn is a giant statue of Marilyn Monroe designed by Seward Johnson. The statue is a representative of one of the most famous images of Monroe, taken from 1955 film The Seven Year Itch. Inaugurated in July 2011, the statue currently stands in Palm Springs, California after being moved from Chicago. 2. Spoonbridge and Cherry Spoonbridge and Cherry is the work of Claes Oldenburg and his wife Coosje van Bruggen. It’s construction was carried out in a ship-building yard in New England do to the size of the piece, and the complexity of it’s fabrication. The spoon weighs 5800 pounds and the cherry weighs 1200 pounds. 1. Die Badende Die Badende (The Bather) is a giant sculpture by artist Oliver Voss resting in Binnenalster Lake in Hamburg, Germany. This sculpture is about 13 feet high and 99 feet long and is scheduled to be on display for ten days.
© 2017 Stuffbox All Rights Reserved.
By Michel |
July 25, 2017
Top 10 Beautiful Sculptures in The World
Food & BeveragesView All
Top 10 Entertainment in the WorldView All