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400-Year-Old Statue Destroyed By Selfie-Taking Tourist In Lisbon Museum
Gingerina
10 nov 2016 10:37

The statue I’m talking about is the one of Saint Michael that was stationed at the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon. During the free-entrance-Sunday, a Brazilian tourist was trying to snap a selfie and as he was backing off, he knocked the sculpture to the ground, shattering it beyond repair.

The statue I’m talking about is the one of Saint Michael that was stationed at the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon.

Tags: selfie   statue   tourist  
Monumental Nobodies – When Greek statues are victims of anachronism
Gingerina
13 oct 2016 10:55

The Australian artist Matthew Quick continues to play with the image and aesthetics of classical sculpture with his amusing and offbeat creations, remorselessly abusing Greek statues, artworks from Belle Epoque and other representations from antiquity with a massive use of anachronisms.

The Australian artist Matthew Quick continues to play with the image and aesthetics of classical sculpture with his amusing and offbeat creations, remorselessly abusing Greek statues, ...

Tags: anachronism   art   statue  
This is Jakub Wejher, the founder of a Polish town called Wejherowo
Gingerina
28 jan 2016 12:05

When Jakub Wejher founded the town of Wejherowo in 1643, he never thought he would be declared a Sith Lord in 2016. But little did he know that a statue of him in the town square, when covered in snow, would reveal his true identity: Darth Vader.

When Jakub Wejher founded the town of Wejherowo in 1643, he never thought he would be declared a Sith Lord in 2016.

Tags: darth-vader   statue  
People Who Ruined These Statues In The Best Way Possible
Katarina
13 jan 2015 11:59

Where you see a statue, they see an opportunity for hilarity.

Where you see a statue, they see an opportunity for hilarity.

Tags: humor   people   statue  
Reasons Why Statues Don't Have to be Boring
Helen
05 sep 2013 13:13

Statues are by definition boring. Since, you know, they basically just stand there. However, things can get interesting when their flesh and blood counterparts get creative…

Statues are by definition boring. Since, you know, they basically just stand there. However, things can get interesting when their flesh and blood counterparts get creative…

Tags: art   boring   funny   hilarious   sculpture   statue  
Finland's 'Magic Forest' Is Actually A Place You'll Want To Avoid
Helen
23 aug 2013 10:44

If (like many) you found Singapore’s Frightening Theme Park Dedicated To Chinese Mythology a little too confronting, but still want to seek out the unusual and strange, you could always pay a visit to the “Magic Forest” in Imatra, Finland.Whether by choice or just bad design, it’s a forest littered with unsettling stone mannequins whose’s expressions are almost as creepy as the scenarios they’re placed in. How about a moustached made in a sharp blue seat, handcuffing a teenager to a tree and...

If (like many) you found Singapore’s Frightening Theme Park Dedicated To Chinese Mythology a little too confronting, but still want to seek out the unusual and strange, ...

Tags: creepy   featured   finland   horror   odd   sculpture   statue   strange   wtf