24 Powerful Sculptures That Are Hard to Forget

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Many of us, at least once in our lives, have been stupefied after seeing an incredible sculpture. You peer into the details and don’t understand how it’s possible to create something so beautiful and meaningful. Artists help us to structurize the urban chaos and harmonize the thoughts inside of us. Sculptures make us stop, think, and forget the rush.

We at Bright Side would like to show you 24 sculptures that can affect your thoughts by immersing you into the artist’s world.

1. 6 ft tall sculpture called Rain in Kiev, by Nazar Bilyk

2. The largest of the monuments of Genghis Khan in Mongolia and the largest equestrian statue in the world

3. This realistic sculpture by Luo Li Rong impresses you with its details.

4. The Knife Angel sculpture is made from 100,000 knives collected during police amnesties and it stands outside of the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.

5. Richard Stainthorp recreates the curves of the human body by using wire.

6. Escape into Reality is a painting/sculpture from Czech artist, Michael Trpák made of cement, wood, and acrylic paint.

7. My Grain by Christopher David White is made of ceramic, not wood.

8. Angel of the North in England designed by Antony Gormley is 20 meters (66 ft) tall and the wings are 54 meters (177 ft) wide.

9. This sculpture attracts tourists on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam.

10. This sculpture in the city of Valencia, by PichiAvo, is 26 m (83 ft) high.

11. This statue of a man bound by chains is made of clay.

12. Powerful and realistic sculptures can arouse philosophical thoughts.

13. Malgorzata Chodakowska makes unique water sculptures that can mesmerize you for a very long time.

14. Bliss Dance is the first sculpture in The Bliss Project series by Marco Cochrane.

15. Realistic lifelike wood sculptures of people by Peter Demetz

16. Alexander Milov created a breathtaking sculpture showing that there is an Inner Child in everyone.

17. The Hand of the Desert is a large-scale sculpture of a hand in the Atacama Desert in Chile.

18. This is a book sculpture in the Hague by a Spanish installation artist.

19. Sculptures at the Buddhist White Temple in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand

20. Seo Young Deok uses bicycle chains welded in a special way for his amazing sculptures.

21. Surreal composition by Yuichi Ikehata

22. A memorial to the Great Famine in Dublin, Ireland

23. These giant fish are made of plastic bottles and are located at Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro.

24. A visual statement on the impact of climate change and rising sea levels by Lorenzo Quinn.

Which sculpture would you like to see with your own eyes? Tell us your favorites below and share the article with your friends!

Preview photo credit Nazar Bilyk


I have seen some works of Richard Stainthorp before.
For example this one represent how I feel when I wear heels :D
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I'm not sure those are human bodies in #5. The first girl looks like a fawn to me.
I think the idea behind #24 is to show how much the sea is polluted plastic, and all the fish has to swim in it.

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