Interesting statues part2: Most unusual statuesworld's most beautiful things
Most anusual statues around the world
1. Le Pounce (Thumb Statue) – Paris, France
Le pouce (the thumb), is an artistic creation by renowned French sculptor César Baldaccini. He designed this sculpture in 1965. It weighs 18 tonnes and is 12 meters high.
2. Ku BomJu – Seoul , Korea
In front of the Bukcheon Museum is the interesting Ku BomJu statue which represents the beautiful culture of Seoul, Korea. Koreans are friendly and hospitable people who believe in sharing is caring. This statue shows two people sharing their biscuit.
3. Sneaky Photographer- Bratislava, Slovakia
Located in front of Paparazzi restaurant in Bratislava, Slovakia, this interesting man size statue is representing a sneaky photographer ready to snap a photograph anytime. Bratislava is famous for it’s interesting bronze statues including Cumil, or the Watcher, emerging from a manhole and is said to peer up women’s skirts, a Napoleonic soldier resting his forearms on a bench with his backside to the French Embassy on the main square and the bronze photographer, pictured above.
4. De Vaartkapoen – Brussels, Belgium
De Vaartkapoen by Tom Franzen stands outside the Communauté Française in Molenbeek. It is an irreverent tribute to the anarchaic side of the Bruxeloise. The title is a slang term for people born in Molenbeek; “de vaart” means “the canal” and “kapoen” means cheeky. It shows a young rebel, the Vaartkapoen, reminiscent of a jack-in-the-box, toppling over a policeman, thus overthrowing his authority.
5. Violinist Bursting From Floor – Amsterdam, Netherlands
The creative statue depicts a violinist bursting out of the floor in the foyer of the muziektheater in the ‘Stopera’ (City Opera House) is an expression of the Amsterdam’s vibrant, irrepressible Jewish community. The community used to be centered in this district before World War II.
6. Headless Musician, Amsertdam
Mysteriously standing in Marnix Park in Amsterdam, this statue is of a headless musician. The strange part is that the sculptor is unknown and mysterious. He created the sculptures between 1982 and 1999 and left these beautiful bronze sculptures in places around the city. Speculations say that he was a doctor who crafted sculptors in his spare time. This headless musician carrying a violin case is tipping his hat to onlookers.
7. Monument to Charles La Trobe, Melbourne, Australia
8. Monument Workaholic, Los Angeles, USA
10. Monument Clothespins, Philadelphia, USA
11. Monument Supporters, Toronto, Canada
12. Piss Statue – Prague
This controversial statue is crafted by David Cenny. He erected a stature of two naked men staring at each other, their members shift from side-to-side releasing water. The statue is titled “Piss” and is located in Prague. Cerny doesn’t shy away from controversy. Among his other suggestions include a masturbating woman as an installation to the top of a theater in France, complete with a water-shooting man that’ll occasionally douse the crowd.
13.Statue of St. Wenceslas riding a dead horse, Prague, Czech Republic
This spectacular and huge sculpture titled Feltepve (popped up) was temporarily installed in Budapest’s Zechenyi Square for the Art Market that took place in Budapest in October 2014.