Let’s be honest, most of the carvings in our cities are pretty nondescript. We wouldn’t want to disrespect artists, because we wouldn’t be able to make one, but we walk past most of the statues without paying attention. But from time to time, there is a statue so perfect, intelligent, see funny that we stop in front of it and we even think about it for several days! These are the statues that make up our list, the most beautiful, interesting and sometimes hilarious that can be found anywhere in the world. Check out our list, if it is, you may have already seen several in real life.
1. The Child Who Sleeps In Us
Have you ever behaved like a child in love? Have you ever cried with rage after losing a game of video games to your friends? We all have a child inside of us who comes to the surface when we’re with the person we love or feel most comfortable with.
This work by Alexander Milov is called “Love” and shows this child prisoner who still slumbers in us.
This 16th century sculpture is called the “Colossus dell’Appennino” (Gigante dell’Appennino) and is found in Florence, Italy.
It is the work of the famous Italian sculptor Giambologna and was made at the end of the 16th century. This Roman god of more than 10 meters is a small mountain that hides several rooms inside. Not to be missed if you are visiting Florence and Tuscany.
7. Mother Nature Trying To Take Back Her Rights To Our Planet?
This statue entitled “The Force of Nature” is the work of Lorenzo Quinn. She shows us how nature revolves around our planet. Quinn witnessed a terrible hurricane in Thailand and this inspired him to this sculpture dedicated to Mother Nature.
Surprisingly, you can see several different ones of this same sculpture around the world, like in the United States, England, Singapore or Monaco.
He looks like Spirit, the hero Mustang stallion from the 2002 cartoon of the same name. 90s kids must be feeling nostalgic when they see this picture. The film is so loved by its fans that they see a bit of Spirit in every horse they come across.
If you’ve never seen this 2002 film that was nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature, we highly recommend it. As for these sculptures, they came out of the imagination of the artist Robert Glen who called his work “Mustangs”. It is found in the United States.
This sculpture is called “The Black Ghost” and comes to us from Klaipeda, Lithuania. She looks like one of the Dementors from the Happy Potter movies . You know, those kind of monsters that take all the joy of life and all hope away from humans.
It can also look like one of the black horsemen chasing Frodo in The Lord Of The Rings . We don’t know what to think about it. And you, what do you think?
Romania is a little-known land where breathtaking nature rubs shoulders with fascinating medieval cities. Its snow-capped mountains and fine sandy beaches on the Moire Sea make it a perfect vacation destination.
La nature n’est pas le seul atout de la Roumanie. Tu peux visiter des endroits historique comme Onesti, la ville de Nadia Comaneci, et prendre un selfie avec cette sculpture intitulée “Mihai Eminescu” en hommage à un célèbre poète roumain.
These “Vicissitudes” are the work of Jason de Caires Taylor, an underwater sculpture specialist and can be found on the island of Grenada in the Caribbean. This sculpture has a strong message to convey. We observe people in a circle turning their backs and holding hands.
It is in fact the African slaves who died during the boat trip from Africa to the Americas who are pictured here.
In a lot of places in the world, farmers still sow their seeds in the traditional way and it looks a bit like that.
This sculpture which plays with shadows and uses street art, is called “The Sower” and can be found in Kaunas, Lithuania. Apparently, the town hall had the wall repainted, considering the street art with the stars as vandalism.
This sinking library is housed in the Melbourne Library, Australia and considered one of the city’s must-see landmarks.
It symbolizes the disappearance of paper books and this important cultural place where ideas are exchanged in the face of the rise of these new technologies on which we are totally dependent. It’s sad in a way.
This giant underwater statue represents a young girl who seems to carry the weight of the oceans on her shoulders, much like Atlas carried that of the earth.
If you are worried about the environment seeing all these underwater statues, know that they were designed with a ph neutral cement that does not pollute and helps the coral to attach firmly to it. This statue therefore enlarges the coral reef.
31. A Sculpture Speaks More Than A Thousand Words.
It is the monument of “Anonymous Passers-by” in Wroclaw, Poland. This statue symbolizes all the souls who have been lost, imprisoned or injured by the totalitarian communist regime that ruled Poland for many years.
This monument is in Wroclaw to honor those anonymous people who revolted against communism in this city in 1981 and were severely punished by the government.
“People Of The River” in Singapore is considered one of the most creative statues in the world. We really have the impression that these children are throwing themselves into this river.
Artist Chang Fah Cheong explained, “My involvement in creative activities, especially sculpture, is a state of mind. It is awareness, an acute awareness of my existence, made up of variables and possibilities. unlimited. “
This sculpture of Nelson Mandela in his native land pays homage to a courageous, good and valiant man.
This Mandela sculpture by artist Marco Cianfanelli is on display near Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This is the place where Nelson Mandela was taken prisoner by the police and where his long march to freedom began.
Shapeshifters are creatures that can change shape. This beautiful hair is not that wonders which represents the equestrian world. They are Kelpies. Mythical shapeshifting creatures that take on the appearance of horses so that their victims straddle them and that they can dive into a deep lake to drown them.
These statues of Kelpies are 30 meters high and each of the two heads weighs over 300 meters. Sculptor Andy Scott created these amazing sculptures which were completed in 2013.
It feels like it’s Elmer’s rifle when Elmer decides to try to hunt Bugs Bunny and the latter always ends up knotting his gun. It also reminds us a bit of Hagrid in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone .
This statue is in fact a denunciation of violence and guns. There are 16 copies all over the world.
This amazing and original sculpture can be found in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, depicts a famous man holding his arm above the void. It was created by the Czech sculptor David Černý.
There is no doubt that more than one passer-by wanted to shout “Don’t Jump” or call for help as they passed by this statue. Did you recognize the man in question? He is the famous inventor of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud.
Sharknado is a B-movie that has many fans, despite its implausible storyline. Giant tornadoes form over the Pacific Ocean, sending an army of sharks into the air that terrorizes the population on dry land. A film to be taken completely in the second degree.
Apparently, it really happened, if this sculpture is to be believed. It seems that the city of Oxford, UK is the home of one of the film’s big fans.