The Statue of Liberty,
Tower. But it’s a safe bet you’ve
never heard of them: interesting, weird, fun or frustrating: They may be weird,
but worth the garage door!
Pouss de la Defense in Paris
This work presents 12 meters in height in La Defense, the
business district of Paris. This magnificent sculpture by artist Kesar
Baldacachini is called Le Pousse and is undoubtedly one of the most wonderful
and unusual works in the world. The sculptor has become known for breeding large objects of life’s small objects; In this case, the thumb is not the most bizarre in its exact replica, the enormous thumb built in 1965, but no one seems to really understand the meaning of the work.
Mallinare underwater sculpture park in the Caribbean
What you probably didn’t know was that a submerged sculpture
garden was a necessity for our planet. The first of its kind was created in 2006
by Jason de Kires Taylor. The
British sculptor created a cast of concrete from real people to create a world
of drowning near the Grenada
coast of the Caribbean. The most well-known work is the
representation of people holding hands in a circle. You can see this strange
park in the bottom of the transparent with a freediver and boat.
The inverted statue of Charles La Trobe in Melbourne
In many ways, this statue is a faithful representation of
Charles La Trobe, Australia’s
first lieutenant-governor, unless it is installed upside down. Why is that?
Australian sculptor Charles Robb explains what makes this piece, located at Melbourne’s
La Trobe University, memorable. However, many spectators and locals believe
this is a disrespect to Charles La Trobe’s memory.
The Georgia Guidestones granite monument in Elberton, Georgia
The Georgia Guidestones monument is located at the highest
point in Elbert County,
The star-shaped granite blocks carry an engraved message containing the rules
to be followed by humans after the apocalypse in order to restore humanity. The
inscriptions are in four ancient languages: ancient Greek, Babylonian, Egyptian
hieroglyphs and Sanskrit. This monument was erected in 1980 at the request of
an anonymous group. The message is about the following concepts: The need to
keep the human population under 500 million, the unification of humanity
through the establishment of a new language and a new order of spiritual values.
Yoko Ono is one of the followers of this particular landmark in the United
The desert hand, Chile
In the Atacam desert in Chile,
a huge hand appears to emerge from the sand. As you approach, the hand grows as
if a gigantic character is trying to pull himself out of the sand. Created by
the Chilean sculptor Mario Irarrazabal, this hand is literally in the middle of
nowhere. If you have the opportunity to visit the Chilean desert, you will
appreciate the very successful impact of the work.