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Posts tagged "sculpture"
Dec 27, 2012
Apr 27, 2011
25 Abandoned Yugoslavia Monuments that look like they’re from the Future
These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place … or where concentration camps stood…. They were designed by different sculptors … and architects … conveying powerful visual impact to show the confidence and strength of the Socialist Republic. In the 1980s, these monuments attracted millions of visitors per year, especially young pioneers for their “patriotic education.” After the Republic dissolved in early 1990s, they were completely abandoned, and their symbolic meanings were forever lost.
Jun 04, 2010
Sculptures by Miranda July in NYC
These are really fun. I like how they are essentially cartoon sculptures—captions without a picture. The people are the picture, and they finish the cartoon…
Aug 13, 2008