There are 103 items filed under statues.

Paris, France

Le Passe-Muraille

This surreal statue brings a famous French novel about a supernatural cad to arresting life
25 Jul 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Golden Gal of Old Madison Square Garden

Golden and naked, the figure that was once the highest point in New York is all that remains of the second Madison Square Garden
25 Jul 2014
Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

Defenders of Stara Zagora Memorial Complex

This massive stone and steel monument remembers a century-old battle that cost thousands of lives and nearly destroyed the city
16 Jul 2014
Eureka Springs Road, Arkansas

Christ of the Ozarks

This monumental Jesus is often referred to as "Our Milk Carton With Arms"
04 Jul 2014
Paris, France

Flame of Liberty

This life-size replica of the Statue of Liberty's flame is also a tribute to Princess Diana by default
26 Jun 2014
Fredericksburg, Virginia

Monument to the Angel of Marye's Heights

This Civil War monument remembers a selfless hero who braved the battlefield just to give water to his dying enemies
11 Jun 2014
Rome, Italy

Stadio dei Marmi

This Italian stadium makes liberal use of fascist statuary to evoke classical sporting arenas
09 Jun 2014
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw Dwarves

The silly symbol for an underground protest group is now scattered around the city of Wroclaw with the blessing of city authorities
29 May 2014
Saltillo, Mexico

Cristo de las Galeras

A giant Jesus statue watches over the city of Saltillo from the top of a mountain where it has been commandeered by thugs
20 May 2014
Shumen, Bulgaria

Bulgarian State Monument

This massive concrete sculpture is said to be the heaviest communist monument on Earth
15 May 2014

Statues We Love to Hate

by Kevin Lo
12 May 2014
Zhaocun township of Lushan County, China

Spring Temple Buddha

The largest statue in the world towers at 420 feet high atop another 66 feet of pedestal
09 May 2014
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Praying Hands

These massive mitts are made of 30 tons of devotional bronze
16 Apr 2014
Portobelo, Panama

Black Christ of Portobelo

A mysterious dark-skinned Christ statue has been this town's religious center for centuries
15 Apr 2014
Davidson, North Carolina

Homeless Jesus

The first statue of Christ sleeping on a bench confused its affluent parish but may have started a trend
15 Apr 2014
St. Andrews, Scotland

Hamish McHamish Statue

This bronze statue was erected to honor a small Scottish town's beloved stray cat
14 Apr 2014
Esbjerg, Denmark

Man Meets The Sea

Four alabaster giants contemplate the tides on the shore of Denmark
28 Mar 2014
Lyon, France

The Flower Tree

A colorful piece of contemporary art cheerfully clashes with Lyon's historical architecture
19 Mar 2014
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town
14 Mar 2014
Alton, Illinois

World's Tallest Man Statue

This life-size bronze statue remembers the tallest recorded human in his Illinois hometown
11 Mar 2014
Chester, Illinois

Popeye Character Trail

The hometown of Popeye's creator is littered with a growing collection of granite cartoon characters
10 Mar 2014
Sofia, Bulgaria

Monument to the Soviet Army

A Bulgarian monument to Russia's role in World War II is constantly being painted in pop culture protest
03 Mar 2014
Delos, Greece

Terrace of the Lions

Replicas of Apollo's leonine stone guard cats still line a sacred row in Greece
18 Feb 2014
Changsha, China

Giant Head of Mao Zedong

The world's largest statue of Mao Zedong looks out over the city where he discovered Communism
05 Feb 2014
Waterville, Ireland

Charlie Chaplin's Vacation Statue

An Irish town has built a statue to a silent film actor simply thanks to the holidays he once spent there
22 Jan 2014
Auburn, California

The Statues of Ken Fox

A dentist's formerly reviled concrete colossi are now beloved icons of the community
22 Jan 2014
Boston, Massachussets

The Sacred Cod

No one messes with the Massachusetts sacred cod, not this time...
22 Jan 2014
Worcester, Massachusetts

Burnside Fountain - Turtle Boy

The Burnside Fountain and its questionable interpretation
20 Jan 2014