Top 10 Most Amazing Giant Sculptures in The World
This 46-feet long and 10-feet high sculpture of a life-like swimmer swimming through the grass was commissioned by London Ink reality TV show. The swimmer statue is made out of reinforced polystyrene and is a major draw for tourists and Londoners.
9. Louise Bourgeois's Spider
Maman is a sculpture by the artist Louise Bourgeois. The sculpture, which resembles a spider, is amongst the world's largest, measuring over 30 ft high and over 33 ft wide, with a sac containing 26 marble eggs. Its abdomen and thorax are made up of ribbed bronze. The title is the familiar French word for Mother. The sculpture was created by Bourgeois as a part of her inaugural commission of The Unilever Series in 1999 for Tate Modern's vast Turbine Hall.
8. Big Buddhas: The Monywa Buddha
The reclining buddha of Monywa is hollow, and people can walk inside its 300-foot length and view 9,000 small images of the Buddha and his disciples. The Monywa Buddha's status as the largest reclining buddha may soon end. Currently a stone reclining buddha is being carved in east China's Jiangxi Province. This new buddha in China will be 1,365 feet (416 meters) long.
7. The Magic Tap
Founded in Aqualand- Cadiz, Spain, The "Magic tap", which appears to float in the sky with an endless supply of water. Actually, there is a pipe hidden in the stream of water that holds the whole structure.
6. Oversized Silver Dog, Denver, Colorado
Sitting attentively outside Denver's Animal Shelter, a 20-feet high dog glistens in the Colorado sunshine. Created by Laura Haddad and Tom Drugan for the city of Denver, Sun Spot consists of a steel skeleton adorned with over 90,000 shiny dog tags that shimmer and dance in the breeze. This friendly pup welcomes visitors to the animal shelter as well as curious tourists passing by on Interstate-25. In the evenings, Sun Spot is set aglow with LED lights, giving man's best friend a colorful, heartwarming presence.
5. Monster Saw, Tokyo, Japan
One of the eye catching sculptures around the world is Monster saw, the massive 15.4 metre high, red-handled handsaw sticking out of the ground in front of the main entrance hall - Tokyo International Exhibition Centre - or Tokyo Big Sight. Created by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen, the saw attracts art lovers, curious onlookers and tourists with a sense of humour.
4. Dreaming Girl, St. Helen's, England
Halfway between Liverpool and Manchester, the 65-foot high face of a sleeping girl towers above the busy M62 highway. With her eyes closed and serene expression, 'Dream' appears to be lost in a deep reverie. Built on the former site of the Sutton Manor Colliery, Jaume Plensa's artwork symbolizes the future and all that is possible.
3. Forever Marilyn, Palm Springs, California
Forever Marilyn is a giant statue of Marilyn Monroe designed by Seward Johnson. The statue is a representative of one of the most famous images of Monroe, taken from 1955 film The Seven Year Itch. Inaugurated in July 2011, the statue currently stands in Palm Springs, California after being moved from Chicago.
2. Die Badende
Hamburg, Germany just welcomed "Die Badende" ("The Bather"), a giant sculpture by artist Oliver Voss resting in Binnenalster Lake, seen here on August 3, 2011. The foam-and-steel-sculpture is about 13 feet high and 99 feet long and is scheduled to be on display for ten days.
1. Doll Sculpture, India
One of the amazing giant sculpture in India. Tourists pose with a huge doll sculpture on the beach of Visakhapatnam, India on October 18, 2010.
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