statues

10.31.17

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Living Statue

Life-changing advice on how to deal with hecklers and what to do when you really need to scratch an itch.

8.25.17

Worst Take of the Week: 'Save Big Ben' vs 'Save Confederate Statues'

What is sadder: a dead clock or a dead statue?

8.17.17

Here Are All the Places Tearing Down Their Confederate Monuments

City and state officials across the country have vowed to remove testaments to the Confederacy in the wake of Charlottesville.

5.24.17

Decapitating Lenin Statues Is the Hottest New Trend in Ukraine

Surreal photos of monuments to the Communist leader in overgrown fields, supply closets, and hatchbacks.

2.19.17

The Virgin Mary: Now With 800% More Tentacles

Thanks to French artist Soasig Chamaillard, the Holy Mother has more looks than Madonna.

8.30.16

Classical Sculpture Collages Shatter Antique Traditions

Photographic reproductions of ancient sculptures create new associations in Ewa Doroszenko’s 'The Promise of Sublime Words.'

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3.13.16

'Face Temptation,' a Comic by Cecilia Valagussa

A statue marries a snake and her sister statues are concerned in this watercolour comic by Italian cartoonist, Cecilia Valagussa.

6.23.15

Medusa Gets a New Face, Thanks to Projection Mapping

There's a reason why statues at the Lyon Museum of Fine Art are coming to life.

5.18.15

Hot Wax in Cold Water Makes Alienesque Bronze Sculptures

Dutch artist Pascal Smelik uses melted candle wax to create objects he calls 'Kaarsrecht'; stools, glasses, and candleholders with fluid, organic shapes.

3.27.15

Tangled Wires Create Truly Lifelike Sculptures

Richard Stainthorp's wire sculptures look like they might come alive at any second.

11.4.14

Surreal Sculpture GIFs Depict Artworks from Another Dimension

The artist known as Blobby Barack makes looping GIFs that are 21st century updates to classic sculptures.

9.23.14

The 'Anonymous Gods' Of Google Street View

A funny thing happens when Google Street View is unable to distinguish statues' faces from humans'.

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