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Unique Powerful Lion Sculpture of Switzerland

Unique Powerful Lion Sculpture of Switzerland

In Lucerne, Switzerland, there is a stone sculpture of a slain lion embedded in the face of a low cliff that pays tribute to the hundreds of valiant Swiss Guards that courageously met their demise in 1792 when revolutionaries attacked the Tuileries Palace in Paris. Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen designed the public structure known as the Lion Monument, which is also referred to as the Dying Lion or simply the Lion of Lucerne, in remembrance of the massacre that occurred during the French Revolution and to honor the brave men who lost their lives in the ambush.
The monument is a powerful structure that stands a towering 6 meters high and measures 10 meters in length. Inscribed directly above the impaled and dying lion is “Helvetiorum Fidei ac Virtuti” which translates as “To the loyalty and bravery of the Swiss.” Below the sculpture lie the names of the Swiss soldiers involved in the event, both those that died and survived. As one photographer by the name of Disintegrated8 put it: “It’s the saddest piece of rock in the world.” In fact, even Mark Twain praised the piece in 1880, deeming it “the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.”Continue Reading
Amazing Tiny Sculptures Made by A Single Toothpick

Amazing Tiny Sculptures Made by A Single Toothpick

Steven J. Backman, a San Francisco native, makes stunning tiny sculptures using only one toothpick, with a straight edged razor blade and glue. It all began in elementary school when Steven made a Science project of DNA molecules from ordinary toothpicks and beans. While attending San Francisco State University in the fall of 1984, whereContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Stunning Sculptures of Colorful Suspended Buttons

Stunning Sculptures of Colorful Suspended Buttons

A Great Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel realistically duplicates objects by suspending thousands of sewing buttons on mere strings. its really amazing, Each strand of his incredible sculptural pieces work with their adjacent string of buttons to create colorful replicas of everything, from a basic geometric cube to a stone fountain covered in flowers and spoutingContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Incredible Anamorphic Sculptures by Jonty Hurwitz

Incredible Anamorphic Sculptures by Jonty Hurwitz

London-based artist Jonty Hurwitz created amazing anamorphic sculptures that can only be seen in their own reflections. In fact, without the mirror cylinder, most of his pieces would look like rubbish. To create these sculptures, Jonty first scaned a three-dimensional object, then uses computational software to come up with new physical forms. “Finding that lineContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Ice Sculptures After a Fire – Chicago

Ice Sculptures After a Fire – Chicago

Firefighters in Chicago responded to the largest fire in years last night. According to The Chicago Tribune, at one point a third of the city’s firefighters were battling the blaze at a vacant warehouse. Luckily no one was hurt, but the arctic temperatures the area is experiencing meant the firefighters faced issues like frozen hydrants.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Incredible Masterpieces of Ice Sculpture

Incredible Masterpieces of Ice Sculpture

With the arrival of cold weather in different cities and towns master of ice figures create the intricate design of the ice blocks. In the case goes as artificial ice, and natural ice blocks. Sculptures are obtained and very simple, and very complicated, because there is no limit of imagination of this artist. we offer you aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Beer Cans Can Be Used For Amazing Sculptures???

Beer Cans Can Be Used For Amazing Sculptures???

Makaon is a Japanese artist who specializes in creating sculptures from … aluminum cans. From his works, you will certainly learn a lot of characters from comics, cartoons and video games. Perhaps Makaon use templates of paper,then he creates his sculptures from aluminum cans. In any case, the results are impressive check out…Continue Reading

Some Unique Sand Sculptures….

Some Unique Sand Sculptures….

Some art are really amazing that sometimes they look very real just see here…….Continue Reading

Dream Of Treasure Hunter

Dream Of Treasure Hunter

Two metal detector enthusiasts have uncovered Europe’s largest hoard of Iron Age coins worth up to £10 million – after searching for more than 30 years. Reg Mead and Richard Miles spent decades searching a field in Jersey after hearing rumours that a farmer had discovered silver coins while working on his land. They eventuallyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sculpture on Fire: Eye-catching Section of Art Aspect Flames

Sculpture on Fire: Eye-catching Section of Art Aspect Flames

Fire is the light, heat or smoke produced when something burns. Fire also refers to the feeling of passionate emotion or enthusiasm that a person exhibits and which drives him towards something tangible and worthwhile. Fire can be extremely dangerous and causes wholesale destruction of life and property.Continue Reading

Unimaginable Incredible Sculptures Made of Stones….You will not believe it….

Unimaginable Incredible Sculptures Made of Stones….You will not believe it….

Japanese sculptor, Hirotoshi Ito (Hirotoshi Itoh) creates incredible sculptures made of stone. That tries to reveal the inner world of each stone, and His sculptures do not have to look for some deeper meaning. By the skilled hands of a master, the stones are transformed into food and clothing, purses and bags, share the wealthContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Gold-Plated Five Foot Wooden Statue of Stalin

Gold-Plated Five Foot Wooden Statue of Stalin

Gold-plated five-foot wooden statue of Stalin, A cheeky copy of the famous Manneken Pis is the symbol of Brussels, appeared on the eve of Victory Day in Kiev, Lviv and Odessa. “We believe that the sculpture should debunk the myth of the Communist Stalin as a hero and liberator. This historic character should be taken withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Most Famous Statues of All Countries, You Must See…

Most Famous Statues of All Countries, You Must See…

In each country, especially in the capitals, there are many ancient and modern attractions, which annually attract millions of tourists. In addition to the castles, squares, palaces and parks, there are some statue that tourists are really interested in and must see. Let’s look at those who just want to see while visiting a country…Continue Reading