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Matt Glenn’s work to feature in Little League Baseball’s 75th anniversary

Utah sculptor’s work to feature in Little League Baseball’s 75th anniversary OREM, Utah — In June of 1939, a group of young baseball players stepped onto a field in Williamsport, Pennsylvania and made history. That was the start of Little League Baseball in the U.S., and this year marks the 75th anniversary. Now, the city […]

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Fate of Chesterfield Arts in the balance over horse statues sale

Fans of custom bronze art from across the United States certainly have reason to pay attention to the latest developments in West St. Louis County, Missouri, where uncertainty surrounds the fate of cash-strapped Chesterfield Arts. The organization is seeking to sell a pair of bronze horse statues on the Chesterfield City Hall campus to the […]

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Joan of Arc statue in Gloucester ‘desecrated’

Here at Big Statues, we believe strongly in showing the utmost respect to military statues. It therefore saddened us a great deal to hear of the “desecration” of an iconic war memorial of Joan of Arc in front of the American Legion post in Gloucester. The statue has been in its present spot for decades, […]

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Sumo great Taiho given statue tribute on island of birth

Fans of custom bronze sculptures everywhere will be intrigued to read that the latest legend to be commemorated in statue form somewhere in the world is the late sumo wrestler Taiho. A 260kg, 2.27-meter-high statue by Japanese sculptor Toshio Kamada has already been unveiled, and will be gifted to the Russian island, Sakhalin, on which […]

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​Little League Baseball turns 75

This season marks the 75th anniversary of Little League Baseball. I was involved with Little League 12 of those 75 years – four as a player, and eight as a coach on this very diamond, in Ridgewood, N.J. Like coaches today, we had to start with the basics: hitting. . . fielding . . . […]

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Gold Miner

Kneeling at the entrance of Auburn, California is a 45-ton statue depicting a Gold Rush era miner.  The miner is based off of Claude Chana, a prospector that struck gold in the area over 150 years ago. Chana, a French immigrant, traveled to California in the hopes of assisting in its settlement. After his discovery […]

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Iconic Athens statues given revitalising overhaul

Any bronze statue company, such as ourselves here at Big Statues, will tell you that it takes a pretty special statue to last for 2,500 years. After all, just consider all of the hazards that any one statute potentially faces during all of that time. However, not only have four particularly important marble maidens from […]

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Alice Piper Unveiling

The recently finished statue of Alice Piper, created by Big Statues, was unveiled at Big Pine Schools last week. Alice Piper was a Native American girl who wanted the opportunity to attend public school, rather than her lower-grade local education group. This was a desire echoed by many of her peers. She was denied the […]

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Controversial ‘sleepwalker’ statue is targeted by yellow paint vandals

You might have thought that as a bronze statue company, we are used to some weird and wonderful requests – and we are. However, much as our recent Michael Jackson story uncovered just how unusual – not to mention unusually-placed – other statues in our world can be, so similar could be said of a […]

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Recently Finished Statues

Here at Big Statues we have been rather busy the last few months!  We have finished quite a few statues, right after another.  It has been rewarding to see all the statues finally come together! Here are some images — Enjoy!   Share on Facebook

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