Statues

These London statues can only be seen twice a day!

Hello everyone!<p>Enjoying the sun?<p>Today I come to you with a new idea to occupy the sunny days!<p>London and its artists always do their best to surprise …

London

Justice League Movie Characters Detailed in New Statues

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Comics

A Guerrilla Florist Is Putting Flower Beards on Statues - Creators

Oxidized busts and well-worn sculptures fill the parks and public squares of cities around the world, yet these examples of public art are often overlooked. To draw attention to historical monuments all over Belgium, florist Geoffroy Mottart stages herbaceous interventions by adding botanical …

Art

5 of the tallest statues in the world

In this video we take a look at five of the tallest statues in the world including the Ushiku Daibutsu in Japan that stands at a whopping 360ft tall and the Spring Temple Buddha located in China that is famed for its reputed healing properties.<p>This is the seventh episode in our Telegraph video …

Is Taiwan Ready to Kick the Generalissimo, Again?

Founded in Nanjing, China, in 1927, National Chengchi University has long been associated with the Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuomintang, KMT). The university was established in part to train KMT officials in the art of diplomacy, and international relations. The university relocated to its current …

Taiwan

200 dog statues will honor fallen police, help officers, aid PAWS Chicago

Hundreds of dog statues will be on display around Chicago this summer to honor fallen police officers and assist the families of those killed or wounded in the line of duty.<p>The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is backing a public art initiative called K-9s for Cops to bring 200 German shepherd …

Designer Ted Hyunak Yoon creates a visual analysis of dictators’ statues in history

In Seoul-based designer Ted Hyunhak Yoon’s project <i>Decoding Dictators</i> he presents a “visual analysis” of the different forms of communication …

Artist Making His Own Overwatch Statues

Blizzard is doing a <i>terrible</i> job at getting us official <i>Overwatch</i> figures and statues. Until they sort that out, there are artists like Mankej doing …

Gaming

Rediscover Belgium’s bust and sculptures through floral artist’s unique designs

Locals and tourists strolling through the streets of Belgium may come across floral artist Geoffroy Mottart's unique decor on some of the country's …

Art

There Are Nearly 150 Historical Male Statues In NYC, And Only 5 Female Statues

With over 1,000 monuments, New York’s collection of public statuary is extensive, at turns impressive and contentious, and, according to the city, …

New York City

Stone Buddhist statues arrive in Gainesville

<b>GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP)</b> - It took 40 days for the Buddhist statues to sail from Vietnam to Jacksonville.<p>It took five trucks to drive the Shakyamuni …

Buddhism

HAPPINESS – Always be happy because you have a reason for it.

Happiness<p>Let, start with a small story –<p>There was a sculptorist. He used to make beautiful statues from the rocks. His statues were very unique. They …

Self-improvement

The Japanese statue giving closure to women who have miscarried

For parents who experience the pain of a miscarriage, it can be difficult to know how to move on and where to seek solace and comfort.<p>However one …

UK News

Was Someone Really Hit By A Falling Penis On The Strand?

The world of London's phalluses is laced with fallacy. The claim that dog buggerer Eric Gill was forced to scale down Ariel's penis on the front of …

London

PREVIEWS exclusive The Flash and Arrow statues unveiled

Diamond Comic Distributors and Icon Heroes have announced the upcoming release of <b>The Flash</b> and <b>Arrow</b> collectible statues, based upon the likenesses of …

DC Comics

Flower beards are appearing on historical statues in Belgian parks

If you find yourself in a forgotten corner of a Belgian park sometime soon, you may be surprised to find the statues have gotten a colourful, floral makeover.<p>It’s all part of artist Geoffrey Mottart’s ongoing project to add a touch of blossoms to some of the country’s forgotten or sometimes …

Beards

Brussels is abloom with flower-bearded busts

Weathered old statuary get a colorful upgrade by Geoffroy Mottart.<p>There’s zero argument that the most provocative, crowd-pleasing work of public …

Lifestyle

Collection of 700-pound silver statues return 'home' for big game

In just three seasons, they have become iconic symbols of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.<p>They are six glistening silver …

Residents ordered to wipe snow off Kim statues barehanded

On December 23rd, the weather forecast indicated that snow would fall in Pyongyang, Wonsan, Hamhung, Chongjin, and Samjiyon. For North Korean …

Kim Jong-Il

Jefferson Performing Arts Center unveils two 'muses' statues

Emotion filled Beulah Oswald-Soto's voice as she stood in front of the Jefferson Performing Arts Center and watched the blue silk cloth being slowly …

Performing Arts

This florist gives amazing flower crowns to statues

You'll never look at these monuments the same way again.<p>Brussels's Mannekin Pis is one of the most recognisable statues in the world. Beyond the …

Public Art

This Florist Gives Amazing Flower Crowns to Statues in Brussels

You'll never look at these monuments the same way again.<p>Brussels's Mannekin Pis is one of the most recognizable statues in the world. Beyond the bronze sculpture of a little boy peeing into a fountain, the rest of the Belgian capital's public art is pretty forgettable. Florist Geoffroy Mottart …

Belgium

This Florist Gives Amazing Flower Crowns To Statues In Brussels

You'll never look at these monuments the same way again.<p>Brussels's Mannekin Pis is one of the most recognizable statues in the world. Beyond the …

Belgium

Forget filters, this artist adds real flower crowns to statues

Flower-bombing is the new yarn-bombing if Geoffroy Mottart has his way. He creates flower crowns and beards for statues around Brussels, then posts …

Florist Decorates Statues In Brussels With Guerilla Flower Crowns And Beards

Every piece of this colorful organic series lasts only about a day, but Geoffroy shares photos of his creations on Instagram. Some statues (like the …

Beards

Cuba Bans Naming Statues Or Public Places After Fidel Castro

The law was passed in accordance with the deceased leader's wishes.<p>HAVANA, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Cuba’s National Assembly approved a law on Tuesday that bans commemorative statues of Fidel Castro and naming public places after him, in accordance with the wishes of the revolutionary leader, who died …

Latin America

Distinctive statues of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China

A stone statue of the late Chinese leader Mao Zedong in his youth stands on the Orange Isle, or Juzizhou, in Changsha, Central China’s Hunan …

China

Vegetal by Nature – When an artist is styling statues with flowers

Between floral art and street art, the French artist <b>Geoffroy Mottart</b> enjoys styling statues with flowers, creating beautiful hair, beards and …

Golden Trump rooster statues become icons around China

With the year of rooster coming up, Chinese entrepreneurs are finding inspiration in Donald Trump as they make chicken-like toys and sculptures to …

China

Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning statues unveiled in Berlin

<b>Created by Italian sculptor Davide Dormino, the life-size, bronze statues were unveiled on Friday in the Alexanderplatz public square in Berlin,</b> …

Berlin