Spigolatrice di Sapri, a bronze sculpture based on a famous Italian poem, was unveiled On September 25 during a ceremony in Sapri, southern Italy.
History is littered with examples of wax statues gone wrong, and Arlindo Armacollo’s creations are some of the worst out there.
Residents of Palencia, Spain, were horrified after a statue on a building lining the town’s main street was left severely disfigured by a mysterious restorer.
Yesterday gale-force winds blew through the Cape, taking down a truck on the N1 Outbound at the Huguenot Tunnel.
This should be obvious, but if you’re going to visit a museum, don’t sit on, and break, the 200-year-old art.
A bust of Cecil John Rhodes at Rhodes Memorial has been unceremoniously beheaded.
Banksy has revealed his idea for a statue to replace the Edward Colston memorial torn down in Bristol earlier this week.
The Swedish superstar had a statue erected outside the ground of his first football club, but fans have now turned on Zlatan.
This is the story of Phil Collins, a church in Mexico, and a statue of the baby Jesus that many are saying resembles the famous musician.
A Slovenian artist was so inspired by Melania Trump that he carved a statue of her. He really shouldn’t have.
India is set to unveil the world’s largest statue, a towering figure of a famous social and political leader.
Locals are not impressed, after an amateur artist managed to spectacularly botch up the restoration of a famous statue in a Spanish church.
A five-year-old boy got far more than he bargained for when he pulled down a statue, which fell on top of him. His parents are being sued for millions.
If you thought Cristiano Ronaldo’s bronze plaque was the worst thing you’ve ever seen, Brandi Chastain’s plaque wants you to hold its beer.
The City has proposed a statue to honour Madiba’s historic Cape Town speech, but some aren’t happy with the plans.
Cristiano Ronaldo was a happy man when he found out that a Portuguese airport was being named in his honour, but the statue kinda dropped the ball.
It’s always enjoyable poking fun at that buffoon to the north, and this time around it’s all been made rather easy. Someone’s surely in hot water for this.
Trump has made an appearance in the art world again, and this time it’s in the form of a statue in the middle of Madison Square.
People will surely be traumatised by the idea that such a statue could sell for so much, but humans are into weird things.
They say it’s considered good luck to rub Buddha’s belly, something Japanese rugby fans are clearly big believers in.
It looks like the statue debate is set to rage on after another paint-inspired defacement of a statue in the Eastern Cape. Yes, people are still angry.
It seems the students behind the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue aren’t going to rest after that success. Next up it’s Max Price who is coming under fire.
There’s a massive chance Mahatma Gandhi never so much as hurt a fly during his life, yet he is the latest person to feel the brunt of The Statue Issue.
Rhodes is falling, so hopefully UCT students can resume classes ASAP, but clearly not without a little help from the SAPS and some Casspirs.
Oh my, The Statue Issue continues, this time moving all the way to the capital, Pretoria. Sorry, Tshwane. And goodbye relaxing Easter weekend vibes.
Just when you thought you had heard it all regarding statues someone pops a bronze JZ on top of Lion’s Head. Some were impressed, some were certainly not.
Here’s a controversial opinion that’s sure to ruffle some feathers, sent in by an independent writer. Feel free to comment.