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The Worth County 4-H program announces new bronze statue

The Worth County 4-H program has touched the lives of many young Iowans and has given them the ability and confidence to become leaders. The skills that are developed in 4-H help young people to recognize opportunities, develop plans, become better communicators and give them the confidence needed to succeed if life. They have announced […]

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Hundreds flock to see statue of Mary at Indiana Catholic Church after it appeared to shed a TEAR

A sign from God or just a water stain – that is what people in Griffith, Indiana, have been wondering ever since a group of school children noticed what appeared to be a tear-stained cheek on a statue of Mary at St. Mary Catholic Church. The sight of the ‘weeping’ sculpture is moving some people […]

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Friction between Australians and Japanese over World War II ‘sex slaves’ statue

As proud as we are, here at Big Statues, when our custom bronze statues make a big impression on those that view them, we thankfully can’t recall a time when they’ve been the cause of genuine tension between residents of different countries. That’s not something that can be said of a planned statue in Australia […]

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Marilyn is on the move!

The “Forever Marilyn” statue, a fixture in downtown Palm Springs for nearly two years will be transported today to its next stop — New Jersey. A send-off event was held last Thursday for the sculpture, which had resided at Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way since May 2012. People who’ve taken photos with “Forever […]

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Feel good about every part of the statue making process

When commissioning big bronze statues, it pays to check the artwork before giving permission for the final work. Recently, a bronze statue of Mandela was found to have a small bunny rabbit included in one of the statue’s ears. Politicians are said to be furious with the detail. It was spotted only when tourists started […]

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Warther Museum announces life-size bronze statue of Mooney Warther

The Warther Museum has announced they are making an addition to their already wonderful museum.  They plan to place a life-size bronze statue of Mooney Warther himself at the entrance for all to see, love, and connect with as they pass by. The Warther Museum is like no other museum in the world.  Situated on […]

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Medal of Honor presented to Veterans

President Obama recently presented the Medal of Honor to 24 Veterans, giving them the honor and respect they have earned through their years of service to this country. Big Statues, with Matt Glenn as the lead artist, was privileged to create a bronze statue in loving memory of a past Medal of Honor recipient, George […]

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Student Breaks 19th Century Greco-Roman Statue While Taking a Selfie

There are a few basic rules in museums. The first: don’t touch the art. The second: don’t take selfies while touching the art. At a museum in Milan, Italy, a student reportedly broke that second rule: he climbed on a statue dating back to the early 19th century to take a selfie and caused the statue’s left […]

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Amazingly Creative Sculptures On Folded Book Paper Art

In this article we will show you something that has already been made by designer that had talent and inspiration to make this amazing sculptures. Architecture Art Designs has recently discovered the work of Luciana Frigerio, This is the person who patiently designed this beautiful sculptures from books. In order to make such an art pieces, […]

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From the Sand to the Sky, Support Pours in for Flight MH370

An Indian sand artist, Taiwanese Buddhist monks and navies from around Asia are just some of those supporting the search for Malaysia Airlines3786.KU -4.08% flight MH370. On Mar. 9 at India’s Puri beach, sand sculptor Sudarsan Pattnaik crafted a message of prayer for the flight, which went missing early Saturday somewhere between Malaysia and Vietnam. The plane was […]

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