Everyone loves to stare a well made sculpture from time to time, and there are many gardens out there that will satisfy your craving for something beautiful and unique. If you’re looking for somewhere to explore that will get the imagination going and give you a place to settle yourself and write or draw, the locations that are listed are sure to give you plenty of pleasure and imaginative creativity.
First, there are the beautiful wood carvings of Bruno Torfs. He is a South American artists that specializes in creating intricate engravings out of wood that will capture the imaginations of everyone who looks and studies the creatures. Mystical and depicting individual scenes of fantasy world characters, you can see the detail in the hair and clothing, the little nymphs that climb over wizard’s heads. You can see the beautiful shapes of the bodies that are so carefully carved to make them so realistic. After a while of sitting here and staring at them, it’s a wonder how you can ever move on to do anything else. As equally powerful are the family of beggars that are crouched amongst the dirt and nature, their wiry, feeble hands outstretched for anything that passers-by can spare them. This particular set of figurines is especially moving, as it causes us to stop and think about what the artist in creating, and what he is trying to share with us.
Living Sculptures at Atlanta Botanical Gardens
Next, there are the sculptures at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, all created from greenery and meant to represent different animals. These are realistically carved right out of nature and show the delicate, living beauty that art is at its core. You can look at realistic women and animals that are entertaining for the whole family. The biggest statue is the Earth Goddess, and she is 25 feet tall, very clearly the centre piece of the entire garden. This is definitely something an avid gardener would enjoy.
Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden
Following, there is the Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden, a creation of iron and other metals that is sure to be a place of glee for children and parents alike. Created in honor of this impressive children’s author, the statues that surround him at work at his desk, his expression full of love and thoughtfulness as he ponders over the pages spilling around the desk, are those from his stories. Children can meet up with their favorite characters here and enjoy the adventure.
Rock Garden of Chandigarth, India
The Rock Garden in India is also a great tourist attraction which features realistic humans marching around the square that are all made from concrete. This garden features waterfalls that interspersed with these striking figures that paths that will leave you to look at all of them.
Swetsville Zoo, Colorado
The Swetsville Zoo in Colorado shows the modern world in statue form, figures of all shapes and sizes that are created from old pieces of machinery. There is much art to be seen in places like these and this is a unique form at that.
Park of Monsters, Italy
Lastly, the Italian Park of Monsters will show you a new world that is born from fiction and dreams alike. With mythical figures borne from stone, you can walk around in the imaginations of creators and artists alike, taking in the dramatic figures and the worlds that they represent. This is a great place to go to in order to do any kind of mythological writing.,