Nov 20, 2009

Amazing statues

at 1:00 PM
The Shark :
The Shark became the most famous resident of Headington when it landed in the roof of 2 New High Street 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.

Santa Fe
Location: Santa Fe , New Mexico

Eating a Biscuit together
Located in Seoul , Korea ,in front of the Bukcheon Museum . Sculptor is Ku BomJu.
Location: Seoul , Korea

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

Mona Lisa:
A Mona Lisa made of computer chips.
Location: Asus Headquarters.

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

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 .

The Thumb
Location: Paris - near Arc de la Defense

Melting cow:
This cow is situated in Budapest downtown on Vorosmarty ter (square). Like a melting blue ice cream.
Location: Budapest

Location: Stockholm , Sweden

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 .

The Hanging Rhino
Location: Potsdam

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