I think the featured image in the last post got me thinking about how interesting statues are…
They are pinnacles of achievement. They are tourist traps. They are constant reminders. They are controversial. They call upon historical perspective and cultural heritage. Most important, they make us think.
” If you had a statue, what would the plaque say?
Walt Whitman, Moscow, Russia The plaque reads: “You Russians, and we, Americans!… so far apart from each other, so seemingly different, and yet… in ways that are most important, our countries are so alike.”
St Petersburg, Russia
Italian angel in Rome, Italy (playing ancient air guitar).
One of my favorite – Bilbao, Spain
Rome (?), Italy
Grave stone for an admiral in Moscow, Russia.
Boy with a book in front of the University of Moscow, Russia.