All Blog Posts Tagged 'statue' (5)

Ghostly Edgar Allan Poe Statue is Coming to Boston



Boston, come this fall, you're going to get one awesome statue. Professional sculptor Stefanie Rocknak beat out 265 other artists from 42 states and 13 countries to create a sculpture honoring author and poet Edgar Allan Poe. A five-member artist selection committee decided on Rocknak's stunning work that shows Poe with a suitcase in hand and a raven in front of him. Boston is the…

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Added by alice on April 3, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

New Mirrored Sculpture Levitates in a Flattened Forest



UK-based artist Rob Mulholland is known for his eerie forest sculptures that appear invisible, except for the way they reflect the area around them. Made of mirrored material, like acrylic glass, they blend into the background so well that, at first glance, you might not…

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Added by alice on April 12, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Louis XIV Statue Stunningly Surrounded by Lights

Currently underway in Lyon, France is their most famous event, the annual Festival of Lights (“Fêtes des Lumières” in French). Designers from all around the world flock to Lyon to take over buildings, squares, rivers and hills so that its over 4 million visitors can enjoy the city flooded with color. Lasting just four days, from December 6 to December 9 this year, it's a stunning…

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Added by alice on December 9, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Statue of Liberty Made of Over 1,000 U.S. Dollar Bills



The most impressive work to date by artist Mark Wagner is this huge 17ft tall by 6ft 3in wide collage of the Statue of Liberty. Made of 81,895 pieces cut from 1,121 U.S. dollar bills, the Liberty collage is one-eleventh the scale of Frederic Bertholdi's famous sculpture and involves 13 separate panels. Wagner invites you to stand back and see the collage as a whole and then…

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Added by alice on December 15, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Hooray! The Statue of Liberty Gets Her View Back

For those of you who love to experience American traditions, you'll be happy to hear that you'll now be able climb to the crown of the Statue of Liberty and view the nation's greatest city through the eyes of its greatest symbol. How very fitting that on Saturday, July 4, the statue, which has been closed above its base since the terror attacks on September 11, will… Continue

Added by alice on July 2, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

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