Defenders Of The Soviet Arctic During The Great Patriotic War – The Giant Monument On The Edge Of Russia

The monument ‘Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War’ – better known as ‘Alyosha’ celebrates the defense of Murmansk during WWII. As a result of the long and exhausting clashes in 1941-1942, Soviet troops thwarted joint German-Finnish armies to capture this important Soviet northern port-city.

The square with this 115 feet-high monument is beloved by locals and visitors to the city alike, since here they can enjoy remarkable views over Murmansk. Continue reading »

Street Artist Pays Homage To Pop Icons With Giant Murals

The work of a Manchester-based street artist AKSE is unbelievably photorealistic. He has been spraypainting the walls since 1992. Movie actors, sportsmen, TV series characters and singers are honored with murals scattered throughout the city. He also travels across the UK to share his art. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator Imagines A World Where Humans Live Among Giant Animals

By the hands of super creative mystery illustrator from Japan, comes the world like no other. On social media, the artist is known as Ariduka55 and it seems artist loves cats the most. There are a lot of other cuddly animals like pandas, rabbits, raccoons, and dogs and they are all giant creatures! Continue reading »

Vintage Family Photos Painted As Large Scale Murals By Mohamed L’Ghacham

Morocco-born, Barcelona-based artist Mohamed L’Ghacham paints large figurative murals based on scenes from vintage family photos and everyday objects. Often choosing photographic “accidents” for their authenticity, the artist paints meals, table settings, toasts, and other communal rituals performed by normal people. When viewed at a wall-sized scale, the personal and seemingly unimportant moments gain new meaning and become more emotionally resonant for viewers despite never having met the families portrayed. Continue reading »

Gundam-Styled Illustrations For Corporate Calendar 2019 For Gold Mining Company

According to artists: “Polyus is the largest gold producer in Russia with second largest area of explored reserves in the world. More than two million kilograms of gold, just imagine! Continue reading »

The Weirdest Monuments Of The Communist Era That Are Still Standing

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After the fall of the Soviet Union, many Communist statues and sculptures were destroyed, while others were moved to statue parks or museums. But many of them remained in the same place for the last 20 years, while the former Soviet areas were transformed into modern countries. Here are thirteen of the most incredible ones. Continue reading »

Street Artist Unveiled A Giant Artwork On The Roof Of An Abandoned Radio Station

Artist Marina Capdevila recently spent some time in Spain where she unveiled this large rooftop piece entitled “Radio Liberty”.

Painting on the streets of Pals, a small town in Northern Spain, the artist spent several days on the roof of an abandoned radio station. The station was created during the Cold War by Americans as an anti-communist propaganda source to the Soviet Union. Continue reading »

In Berlin, There Was A Giant Mona Lisa

A 16-meter copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece appeared in the German capital. On the wall of the house, street artists of the art association Die Dixons created a huge reproduction of “Gioconda”. A copy of the “Mona Lisa” is located next to one of the most recognizable sights of Berlin – the East Side Gallery. Continue reading »

Artist Embeds Giant Neon Orange Monolith Into Coachella Valley’s Desert Landscape

Los Angeles-based artist Sterling Ruby has created ‘Specter’.

Inspired by strange and unidentified objects that often appear in the desert, this acid orange monolith attracts drivers with its orb-like glow. ‘Specter’ is made with powder-coated aluminium and silhouettes of the mountains and the sky reflect in its shiny surface, appearing silver on one side when the sun hits it. The cuboid is bedded into the desert sand and acts as a symbol of artificial versus nature. Continue reading »

Cosplay Artist Alexis Noriega Makes Life-Like Giant Feathered Wings

Alexis Noriega creates realistic feathered wings that extend with the flip of a switch, turning even the most mundane of outfits into creations worth preening over. Ranging from $35 for a small set of wings made from rooster feathers to $3,000 for large, dyed pheasant feather sets designed for models and beauty pageant contestants, Noriega’s plumy adornments are in such demand that dozens of new orders are on hold until the end of January. Continue reading »

Cradled By Two Giant Hands, The ‘Golden Bridge’ In Vietnam Is Unlike Any Other


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Two giant hands seem to suspend a golden pedestrian bridge which recently opened at the Bà Nà Hills mountain resort just outside of the city of Da Nang, Vietnam. Continue reading »

Giant Whale Against Ocean’s Pollution In Bruges

Against ocean’s pollution, Studio KCA installed a 5 tons whale sculpture, 11,5 m high in the middle of a canal in Bruges. The statue is entirely composed of whastes found into the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The project was a part of the Triennale de Bruges which was this year about the theme “Liquid City”. Continue reading »

Giant RoboCop Statue Finally Finds Its Home In Detroit

It’s official. The crowdfunded, officially sanctioned RoboCop statue has found a permanent home in Detroit. Continue reading »

Catzillas: Giant Cats In Urban Landscapes

Indonesian artist Fransdita Muafidin publishes a series of photomontages with kittens and fat adult cats among the urban landscapes from around the world. Continue reading »

Japanese Engineer’s Giant Robot Dream


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Sakakibara Kikai’s engineer Go Sakakibara poses with the bipedal robot Mononofu during its demonstration at its factory in Shinto Village, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Developed at Sakakibara Kikai, a maker of farming machinery, LW-Mononofu is a 28-feet tall, two-legged robot weighing in at more than 7 tonnes. It contains a cockpit with monitors and levers for the pilot to control the robot’s arms and legs. Continue reading »