The creation of a mermaid sculpture.
It’s a stunning monument of Nelson Mandela with an interesting symbolic meaning. The statue was created by a South African artist Marco Cianfanelli to recognize a 50-year anniversary of the imprisonment of Mandela and put at exact spot where Nelson Mandela was arrested. This prominent peace activist was captured by the apartheid policy in 1962 and spent 27 years in prison. The monument is constructed out of 50 separate steel bars to represent 50 years since the capture.
New Zealand airport gets giant 43 ft (13m) tall fishing Gollum statue
Damien Hirst’s 66 ft (30 m) bronze statue of a pregnant woman was placed in North Devon, UK.
Designed by Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth. Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain is the first ever walkable rollercoaster located in Duisburg, Germany.
Located in front of the office in Sazka, Czech Republic. As you can see in these photos, the man is holding a betting leaflets and a bundled money lying on the bench next to him while a women is begging not to do betting.
Located at New York Botanical Garden. This amazing pumpkin carving is created by Ray Villafane.
Zhu Cheng, one of China’s most famous and talented sculptors, has helped nine of his art students to create a replica of Venus de Milo out of excrements.
Dutch artist Wieki Somers pushes the boundaries of recycling in her project “Consume or Conserve”, which plays with the idea of turning our loved ones’ ashes into everyday household items.
Scott Cully has made a name for himself by carving overgrown pumpkins, and he even held the previous record for the world’s largest jack o’lantern, but this year he managed to beat his own record and get another mention in the Guinness Book. It took him two days, working at a pace of 100 pounds per hour, to work his way through the giant pumpkin, grown by Chris Stevens, from Wisconsin, but he managed to do it just in time for the big Halloween party. The event took place at the New York Botanical Garden, and it’s probably still on display, so you can check it out, if you’re in the Big Apple.
Old army helmets seem pretty useless in these modern times, but artist Fred Conlon has found a pretty good use for them, and it doesn’t involve a museum.
A very controversial artwork by Maurizio Cattelan was installed in Milan’s Piazza Affari, in front of the Italian stock exchange building. It is 36 ft (11 m) high and has all other fingers except the middle one cut off. What does it mean? No idea.
Italian artist Maurizio Savini has spent the last ten years creating amazing sculptures out of thousands of pieces of bright pink chewing gum.