Most unusual statues in the worldAmong the masterpieces of sculpture around the world across a rather unusual work. Some of them wanders so many legends and rumors, that at times it seems that these statues are alive. In this collection you will get acquainted with the most bizarre and funny statues in the world.
"Totem", Leuven, Belgium monument erected in honor of the 575 th anniversary of the Catholic University of Leuven. The author of "Totem" - Belgian sculptor and artist Jan Fabre, the unusual statue is a giant beetle, "impaled" on the nearly 25-foot needle that should symbolize, according to the Fabre, "research spirit of the university and the city."
"The Hand of the Desert", Atacama, Chile giant fingers, as if to dig out the sand of the desert, to allow the body to get the rest (based on the size of the hand, it must be a real giant), invented and brought to life by the Chilean sculptor Mario Irarrasabal. Two similar monument authored by Mario representing a huge hand, there is also the United States and Uruguay.
"Svinoutka" (or "Utkosvin" in Finnish «Posankka»), Turku, Finland The original monument, which is a cross between a duck and a pig, designed by Finnish artist Alvar Gullihsen. Funny statue came into being in 1999 and was initially floated on the river Aura, and in 2001, the year it set up on a pedestal near the campus of the University of Turku. According to Alvaro, the sculpture represents a critical approach to modern genetic engineering. way, not all the locals refer to the monument is positive, considering it too challenging.