De Vaartkapoen, Brussels, Belgium
The power struggle between social classes is accurately portrayed here, with a lower-class man tripping him of a higher class. A great image that will inspire many of us to speak out against the historical, eternal struggle between the two.
Les Voyageurs, Marseilles, France
This inspiring statue shows how much modern society can kill what makes us whole as people. The physical loss represents the creative one. It could also depict the same creative loss that makes us get into a daily grind job. Creativity is repressed in our modern societies, and this one of a kind statue does a great job at representing it.
Spider, Tate Modern, London, UK
Those who fear spiders, beware of thus huge statue. It’s certainly not for the faint of heart. Wouldn’t want this in your backyard.
Sinking Building Outside State Library, Melbourne, Australia
Possibly representing a deeper meaning depending how you look at it, this is a great statue that seems to be sinking into the ground.
Iguana Park, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
These intricate statues show the cute side of iguanas, even if you’re not a fan of them yourself. Take a walk and experience the wilderness with them.
Man At Work, Bratislava, Slovakia
Depicting the tired face of a man hard at work, this statue was given a sign saying “Man at Work” after a series of run-ins by cars.
Mihai Eminescu, Onesti, Romania
The best word to describe this statue is “incredible. A silhouette is created by the sunset and a camera can capture the beautiful face that appears. Placed perfectly, it is the picture of original and natural beauty.
Life-Size Statues Portray Scene From The World War, Eceabat, Turkey
Though the war is a painful subject, we must always remember it and the sacrifices that went along with it. This statue does a great job at portraying the pain and loss that occurred. Using life size elements, the history and pain really hits home, creating a more interactive and important effect.
Hippo Sculptures, Taipei, Taiwan
Who doesn’t love playing with hippos? This adorable set of statues makes a great space to plat for children and photo ops.
Man Hanging Out, Prague, Czech Republic
“Go about and mind your own business,” says the man hanging from the pole in the middle of the street. “nothing to see here.”
Kelpies, Grangemouth, UK
Be amazed at the history of horses when you see how they started off. These huge, beautiful statues depict their majesty and are a must see for horse enthusiasts.
The Unknown Official, Reykjavik, Iceland
Sometimes it’s hard to feel like yourself, and this beautiful statue accurately shows how we sometimes just feel like a hunk of stone: cold, alone, and simply going about with the daily grind until we find something to inspire us into creativity again.
The Shark, Oxford, UK
Join the many watchers that look at this house in wonder. Many wonder why there is a shark sticking out of the roof, but the real questions you should be asking yourself is “why don’t we have a shark sticking out of our house?”