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  • American Bald Eagle Statue in the Heart of Saint Petersburg

    The Singer House is one of the most beautiful buildings in Saint Petersburg. Also, it is a home of largest and most famous bookshop, Dom Knigi (“House of the Book”). However, today we focus on the bald eagle statue; the symbol of the American pride, that sits on the glass dome of the Singer Company […] More

  • Underwater Museum at Cape Tarkhankut, Crimea

    Cape Tarkhankut, Crimea is a home of an unusual underwater museum. In 1992, diver Vladimir Borumenski installed the first sculptures of Soviet leaders at a depth of 50 feet. Sculptures were already dismantled in the Crimean cities and towns, so it was kind of a recycling project. Borumenski planned to complete the Soviet museum, with […] More

  • Lukomorye Wooden Sculpture Park

    Lukomorye wooden sculpture park is a result of the international contest. The park is located in Savvateevka village, Irkutsk region. Initially, the festival supposed to create a recreational zone along the river, on a way to the road to the unique mineral springs. Now, the festival is promoting a revival of Russian woodcarving tradition and […] More

  • Sculptures of Soviet Cartoon Characters

    Most of Russia’s production of animation was created during Soviet times. For many Russians, cartoons are still associated with Soviet animation. Soviet cartoons are still watched and enjoyed by Russian children. Animated movies became deeply embed into Russian culture to that extent that Russians carved sculptures depicting most loved cartoon characters. More

  • Metal Steampunk Sculptures by Igor Verniy

    Russian sculptor Igor Verniy creates butterflies, birds, skulls and other unusual things from scrap metal like old bike chains and silverware. Many of his steampunk and cyberpunk sculptures are made to be fully articulated, with dozens of moving or adjustable parts enabling each piece to be posed in several lifelike positions. You can see more […] More