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Sculptures News

Review: Buenos Aires Botanical Garden — Beauty and greenery in the city Special

Buenos Aires - The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires, located in the Palermo district of the capital of Argentina, has species of plants from five continents, five greenhouses, 27 sculptures, a butterfly garden, and dozens of cats.
Digital Journal Report by Igor I. Solar - 2 comments

Ice On Whyte Festival survives warm snap Special

Edmonton - The annual Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton's Old Strathcona neighbourhood began last weekend, during an unseasonably warm snap during which temperatures rose well above zero celcius.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman - 1 comment

Photo-Essay: Artwork at International Terminal D, DFW Airport Special

Dallas - Nineteen art pieces including sculptures, paintings and mosaic floor medallions were chosen by the Dallas/Fort Worth Art Program among proposals from 140 artists to decorate International Terminal D offering travellers a world-class collection of artwork.
Digital Journal Report by Igor I. Solar - 5 comments

Review: The beauty inside Ontario's Deerhurst Resort Special

I've been to several stunning hotels and resorts centres, but the grandeur and artwork of Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville truly dropped my jaw. These photos offer a glimpse into the artistic side of Deerhurst.
Digital Journal Report by David Silverberg - 1 comment

Review: Street art flourishing across Saskatoon Special

Saskatoon - The Canadian city of Saskatoon is quaint, friendly and also boasts some impressive sculptures and street art downtown. Here are some of the most impressive pieces I came across during a recent visit.
Digital Journal Report by David Silverberg - 1 comment

Review: A visit to the Museum of Modern Art, New York City Special

New York - Already seen the Statue of Liberty? Viewed the city from the Empire State Building and strolled around Central Park? It’s time to head to the Museum of Modern Art for a whole day of perusing famous paintings and remarkable sculptures.
Digital Journal Report by Igor I. Solar - 11 comments

Endangered species as art sculptures

Art comes in many forms, shapes, colors and even scents. But using an endangered species in an art piece will only bring trouble to the artist.
In the Media by Gar Swaffar - 2 comments

The ‘magic’ of Chemainus: From sawmill-town to mural-town Special

Victoria - Chemainus, a small community in British Columbia, has transformed in three decades from a struggling single-industry town into a fascinating tourist destination with dozens of outdoor murals and sculptures showing the history of the North Cowichan Valley.
Digital Journal Report by Igor I. Solar - 8 comments

Horse sculptures vandalised before unveiling

Cheltenham - Two of the 10 life-sized horse sculptures erected in Cheltenham, UK to mark the 100th anniversary of the area's National Hunt Festival, were damaged by vandals before the unveiling took place.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 1 comment

Gustav Vigeland’s Sculpture Park and Gardens at Frogner, Oslo Special

Oslo - Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park located in Frognerparken, the largest public park in Oslo, contains the permanent open-air exhibition of more than 200 human sculptures created by the Norwegian artist in the first half of the twentieth century.
Digital Journal Report by Igor I. Solar - 4 comments

Dull German Town Comes Alive For The Documenta Art Fest

KASSEL (dpa) - The astonishment that a key art exhibition could regularly be staged in such a nondescript German town is as much a part of the documenta art show as the exhibits themselves. Once every five years (from June 8 to September 15 this yea...
In the Media by Joachim F. Tornau

Strange Statues Tell A Tale Of Two Presidents In Jakarta

JAKARTA (dpa) - Jakarta offers few attractions for tourists. Lonely Planet's guide to Indonesia describes the capital as "the Big Durian, the foul-smelling exotic fruit that some can't stomach and others can't resist." As the country's main centre f...
In the Media by Peter Janssen

Royal Society Of British Sculptors Is Under Fire

LONDON - What with painters railing at the fixation on unmade beds, derelict beach huts and bisected animals on the one hand, and the reported views of deputy Prime Minister John Prescott on the works of Henry Moore on the other, the sense or non...
In the Media by Digital Journal Staff
 

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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the Educational Garden.
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the Educational Garden.
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 Sagunto . Sculpture made ​​of Carrara marble by Catalan sculptor Agustín Querol (1860-1909). I...
"Sagunto". Sculpture made ​​of Carrara marble by Catalan sculptor Agustín Querol (1860-1909). It symbolizes a historic episode occurred in Sagunto, capital of the province of Valencia, Spain, in which its inhabitants preferred the sacrifice of their lives rather than surrender to the army of Hannibal, the Carthaginian leader who attacked the city in 218 AC. Their heroic resistance is expressed by a mother who, after killing her son, commits suicide with a rapier.
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. Sculptural group in white Carrara marble by Italian sculptor J...
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. Sculptural group in white Carrara marble by Italian sculptor Juan De Pari. The sculpture of remarkable beauty shows the the awakening of two girls, one standing and one kneeling.
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. One of the many cats living in the garden uses a pedestal as a...
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. One of the many cats living in the garden uses a pedestal as a high-viewing spot.
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Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck at the German wartime U-boat pens in Saint Nazaire on the Loire es...
Courtesy of Florentijn Hofman
Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck at the German wartime U-boat pens in Saint Nazaire on the Loire estuary in western France (By permission of Florentijn Hofman)
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A bird drinks water from a tank holding aquatic plants.
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A bird drinks water from a tank holding aquatic plants.
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. Cactus conservatory.
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. Cactus conservatory.
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. The Main Conservatory. Built in Paris in Art Nouveau style thi...
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. The Main Conservatory. Built in Paris in Art Nouveau style this winter-house received recognition in the Paris Universal Exhibition in 1889. It contains 2500 tropical plants and is considered to be the only winter-house in that style still conserved in the world.
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 Saturnalia . Sculptural group by Italian artist Ernesto Biondi (1854-1917). This is a bronze replic...
"Saturnalia". Sculptural group by Italian artist Ernesto Biondi (1854-1917). This is a bronze replica of the original on display at the Gallery of Modern Art, Rome. It was donated to the National Museum of Fine Arts in 1963, censored by the military dictators for many years. It was placed at the Botanical Garden in 1984. The sculpture depicts a scene of a pagan religious celebration carried out by the ancient Romans, held in honor of the god Saturn.
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Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton s Old Strathcona.
Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton's Old Strathcona.
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Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton s Old Strathcona.
Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton's Old Strathcona.
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Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton s Old Strathcona.
Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton's Old Strathcona.
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‘Eran’ by Indigenous Australian artist Thanakupi of Weipa  Queensland. Taken in Canberra  ACT  A...
‘Eran’ by Indigenous Australian artist Thanakupi of Weipa, Queensland. Taken in Canberra, ACT, AU.
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Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton s Old Strathcona.
Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton's Old Strathcona.
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Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton s Old Strathcona.
Ice On Whyte Festival in Edmonton's Old Strathcona.
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 Prayer of the Tehuelche indian  by sculptor Nicholas I. Bardas  made ​​from patinated cement im...
"Prayer of the Tehuelche indian" by sculptor Nicholas I. Bardas, made ​​from patinated cement imitating bronze. It shows an indigenous woman in prayer. It is the most recent sculpture located in the Botanical Gardens. It was placed next to the main house in 2010.
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. Cast iron sculpture in one of the water fountains of the garde...
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. Cast iron sculpture in one of the water fountains of the garden.
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the French garden with part of the main conservat...
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the French garden with part of the main conservatory in the background.
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires.  La Primavera  (The Spring). Marble sculpture of Argentine art...
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. "La Primavera" (The Spring). Marble sculpture of Argentine artist Lucio Correa. This work is also known as "La Ondina del Plata".
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Entrance to the Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. The exposed-brick English-style mansion in the bac...
Entrance to the Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. The exposed-brick English-style mansion in the backgroung houses the garden's administration offices, a museum, a botanical library, and a herbarium.
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