Sunday, August 07, 2011

"The Bather" a giant sculpture resting in the Binnenalster bay in Hamburg, Germany

You usually find over sized, exaggerated sculptures in locations that that feature vast landscapes such as jungles and deserts rather than moderately small cities like Hamburg. Example: the Sphinx and Egyptian gods in Egypt, the reclining or sitting Buddhas throughout Asia or even the giant "Randy's Donut" sign on Manchester Avenue in Los Angeles: [Link]

At the they have several photos of the structure with boats, kayaks and such circling the statue in awe.

From the
HAMBURG, Germany, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- A 13-foot-high, 67-foot-long sculpture of a woman bathing in an urban lake is attracting attention in Hamburg, Germany. "Die Badende" ("The Bather") will spend 10 days in Hamburg's Inner Alster Lake, CNN reported Friday. Full Article at United Press International

Images at Daily Life: [Link]

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