Man Spends $4,000 On Giant Statue To Give Town The Middle Finger – It’s Art, Officials Say

A Vermont man locked in a bitter dispute with the town of Westford decided to take matters into his own “hand” in December — by erecting a giant statue of a middle finger for all to see, NBC 5 reported. Continue reading »

Phallus Looking Owl Statue Outrages Protests In Serbian City Of Kikinda

Last week he told Belgrade’s Vecernje Novosti daily he was ready to make a differently-shaped statue. Local authorities declined to comment. Zeljko Bodrozic, editor-in-chief of a local newspaper, said the owl monument should remain in place. The protesters say the terracotta statue’s elongated shape and minimalist features are obscene and that it does not look like the town’s famous long-eared owls. Continue reading »

“The Statue Of Unity”, World’s Tallest Statue Opens To The Public In India

Right on schedule, the world’s tallest statue has officially opened in India. Standing almost 600ft (182m) tall, the new Statue of Unity depicts Indian freedom fighter Vallabhbhai Patel, and was dedicated by India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at a ceremony on October 31. Continue reading »

Sculptor Creates A Life-Size Statue Of Arnold Schwarzenegger Out Of Tree Trunk

James O’Neal, an artist specializing in wood sculptures, has created a life-size statue of Arnold Schwarzenegger and posted the entire process to his account on Instagram. 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 »

Creepy Ghost Statue In Lithuania Looks Like It’s Crawling Out Of The Water


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If you ever visit the quaint seaside town of Klaipeda in Lithuania, beware of the black ghost. This extremely creepy statue looks somewhat like a Dementor from the Harry Potter series, and if you’re prone to nightmares, it’s surely something out of one your very worst. Continue reading »

‘Fearless Girl’ Stares Down Wall Street’s Iconic Charging Bull Statue


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A statue of a ‘fearless girl’ has been installed on Wall Street opposite the iconic Charging Bull bronze sculpture. The artwork was installed opposite the bull statue, which represents financial optimism and prosperity, on the eve of International Women’s Day. Continue reading »

A Giant Statue From Old Trash Movies Is Now Rests In Someone’s Backyard

Acccording to a Tumblr user trulyunpleasant: “This statue is a couple miles from where I live, just sitting in someones backyard. It was in two crappy Atlantis sword-and-sandal movies back in the 50′s/60′s. Then it sat on top of a bar (or club) for a few years, and then someone bought it for their house.” Continue reading »

Superb Giant Monkey-King-Shaped Transformer Statue Displayed In Chinese City Of Qingdao

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A huge Monkey King-shaped transformer monument has risen in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province. The transformer stands more than 10 meters (33ft) high and is made of discarded auto parts. This is what I call creativity. Awesome piece of art. Continue reading »

Captain America Statue Unveiled In Brooklyn

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Legendary Marvel Comics editor and writer Mark Gruenwald who famously had his ashes mixed with printers ink for a paperback comic-book collection now had more of his remains sprinkled on the newly-unveiled Captain America statue in Prospect Park Wednesday, thanks to his widow. Continue reading »

Massive 4,000lb Arthas Statue Erected In Taiwan For Blizzard’s 25th Anniversary

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As of this year, Blizzard has been making games for around for 25 years and to celebrate the occasion they’re placing a giant Arthas statue on the Calligraphy Greenway in Taichung, Taiwan. Arthas is one of the most iconic characters in the Blizzard universe, and what better way to honor that than with a statue! The statue is 14 feet tall and weighs 4,000 pounds. Continue reading »

In China, A Giant Panda Statue With Its Own Iron Man Suit

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As if pandas weren’t cool enough! In Shenyang, China, local artist Bi Heng has put up a 9-metre high, 7-metre wide panda statue that would give Iron Man a run for his money. Called ‘Iron Panda’, the sculpture features a towering panda wearing a Chinese version of Tony Stark’s famous high-powered suit of armour. Instead of just lounging around acting all cute like other pandas, this one proudly poses in a fighting stance ready to blast enemies with its yin-yang beams. Continue reading »

Artist Spends 3 Days Erecting A Life-Size Lego Statue Just To Be Ruined In Seconds

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It happened at a LEGO Expo in Ningbo, China. A giant fox figurine of Nick Wilde that cost $15,000 and took the artist, named Zhao, three days and nights to build was trashed in only seconds by. Artist Zhao spent 3 long days working on a giant Zootopia LEGO sculpture. Continue reading »

Pissing Statue Becomes A Symbol Of Belgium’s Attitude To Terrorism

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A quirky statue found in Brussels that has long been photographed by tourists has now become a symbol of defiance in the wake of this morning’s terror attacks in the Belgian capital. Continue reading »

Chinese Village Builds Giant Golden Statue Of Mao Zedong

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Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People’s Republic of China, was a controversial figure. His Marxist–Leninist theories, military strategies and communist ideas, especially his “Great Leap Forward” campaign, where he attempted to rapidly transform China’s economy from an agrarian economy to an industrial one, led to widespread famine resulting in the death of an estimated 45 million people. Through starvation, forced labor and executions, Mao killed a total of 70 million Chinese during his 27-years tenure as the Chairman of Communist Party of China. Continue reading »