10 of the best sculpture parks in Europe- with pictures
"Picturesque and thought-provoking, art and the natural landscape combine beautifully at these city, coastal and countryside parks." (theguardian.com)
Uffizi, Indiana University Make Digital Copies of Sculptures- Text + Audio + Video - 22 June 2016
"The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy holds 1,250 ancient pieces of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture.
The museum is working with Indiana University in the United States to create complete and permanent digital copies of the artworks." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
Haunting images beneath the sea - 8 February 2016
"Some 400 sculptures make up the most recent installation from British artist Jason deCaires Taylor. Get a sneak peek before it opens to the public." (BBC)
Harbin, reine des glaces - 16 PHOTOS
"Les feux d'artifice ont éclairé la ville de glace du festival de Harbin en Chine.
Le festival de sculptures sur glace et de neige de Harbin s'est ouvert au public comme tous les ans le 5 janvier et restera ouvert pour un mois. Située dans la province de Heilongjiang, la ville de Harbin est idéale pour ce genre de manifestation.
Le jour de l'inauguration, il faisait -14°c à midi." (20minutes.fr)
"Cette édition occupe un terrain plus vaste que les années précédentes
avec l'équivalent de 100 terrains de football."
Georgia, Batumi, Ali and Nino - The Statue of Love
"The Statue of Love sculpture inspired by love story of "Ali and Nino" Created by Georgian artist Tamar Kvesitadze.
The story is similar to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and tells of an Azerbaijani youth who falls in love with a Georgian princess but dies defending his country. The 7 ton statues start their motion at 7 P.M every day and are controlled by computer and lit with dramatic color lighting." (YouTube) "The 1937 Azerbaijani novel Ali and Nino tells the story of a Muslim man and a Christian woman in the city of Baku who fall in love.
Their cultures will not tolerate such a relationship and they are torn asunder.
This enormous sculpture in Batumi, Georgia by Tamara Kvesitadze tells their story." (Neatorama)
Powerful Sculpture At Burning Man Shows Inner Children Trapped Inside Adult Bodies
"Here’s what Milov wrote about the piece on the festival’s website:
“It demonstrates a conflict between a man and a woman as well as the outer and inner expression of human nature.
Their inner selves are executed in the form of transparent children, who are holding out their hands through the grating.
As it’s getting dark (night falls) the children chart to shine.
This shining is a symbol of purity and sincerity that brings people together and gives a chance of making up when the dark time arrives.” (boredpanda.com)
The Yorkshire Man of Steel - a 30 metre high sculpture ... in Rotherham (J34,M1)...
"The sculpture was originally intended as a memory to generations of people who worked in numerous factories and coal mines,
unsung individuals who forged the region's reputation of steel and coal in the process...
The Yorkshire Man of Steel is expected to be delivered in 2016." (Wikipedia)