12 Unique Statues From Around The World

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1. Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen’s “Free Stamp” in Willard Park, Cleveland is 26 feet tall.

mike / Via Flickr: mlcastle

2. KAWS’ giant “Companion” sits outside of the The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.

Mike Simonds / Via Flickr: michael_simonds

3. This giant Plateosaurus can be found outside of the State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart.

epSos .de / Via Flickr: epsos

4. J. Seward Johnson Jr.’s “God Bless America” that once watched over Chicago’s Michigan Ave. now resides in Mesa, AZ.

Charles Willgren / Via Flickr: charkes

5. Rich Beyer’s “Man Slopping Pigs” in Falls Church, VA is located next to the artist’s brother’s car dealership.

Kevin Bowman / Via Flickr: mokaiwen

6. Mario Hubert Armengol’s “Family of Man” dance outside of the Public Education Center, Calgary.

S A Hooper / Via Flickr: shoops

7. Lolay’s “Dollar 009” sits outside of the Bangkok Art & Culture Center.

Joan Campderrós-i-Canas / Via Flickr: joanet

8. This life-size replica of Gundam stood 59 feet tall and was on display in Tokyo for two months.

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9. Miquel Barceló’s “Gran Elefandret” once balanced in NYC’s union square.

Eden, Janine and Jim / Via Flickr: edenpictures

10. César Baldaccini’s iconic 40-foot thumb “Le Pouce” stands in Paris’s La Défense.

Chris Waits / Via Flickr: chriswaits

11. Jan Fabre’s giant bronze “Searching for Utopia” looked out over the coast of Nieuwpoort, Belgium.

Kelly McCarthy / Via Flickr: kellymccarthy

12. Jeff Koon’s 10-feet tall “Balloon Dog” once stood on top of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Inspired by MINI’s NOT NORMAL Lamppost at the Outside The Box Festival in Boston Common.

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