Автор: АБАШИНА Надежда Ивановна,
учитель английского языка МБОУ СОШ № 151

г. Красноярск,
2013
Creativity of a human being can
be unpredictable. The world of
art is a mixture of different
forms of expressing oneself b...
Art is a weird and wonderful thing.
It can excite, thrill and terrify
us, entertain us, leave us
speechless, or in some ca...
Most monuments and sculptures all
over the world are connected with
historical events and historical people.
Let’s watch t...
TRAFFIC LIGHT TREE of London

The Traffic Light Tree (by artist
Pierre Vivant) is at the
junctions of Heron Quay
Bank, Mar...
The three-meter Musical sculpture “The Singing Ringing Tree”
is established in 2006 on the top of Crown Point hill, overlo...
The Shark became
the most famous resident
of Headington when it
landed in the roof of 2
New High Street on 9
August 1986.
...
Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh, Scotland
Greyfriars Bobby is a world famous Scottish icon in Edinburgh.
Bobby’s owner, John G...
Lobey Dosser, Glasgow
The world's only two-legged
equestrian statue, of cartoon
character Lobey
Dosser, opposite the Halt ...
John Lennon Bench
This monument was
commissioned by Castro. It was
built 20 years after the Beatles
death… at which time C...
Carhenge, the USA

This monument, built in 1987 by experimental artist Jim Reinders
and 30 family members in Alliance, Neb...
Cloud Gate, Illinois, Chicago
This popular sculpture by Anish Kapoor in Millennium Park has got
a nickname "The Bean“. Mad...
Crocodile eating a
Capitalist, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Giant Clothespin,
Philadelphia, the USA

The Awakening, Washington
, DC,...
Waiting for a
bus, Washington, DC,
Seattle

It’s Been One of Those Days…
Los Angeles, the USA
The Statue of a hard-working...
FREMONT TROLL
This troll is located under the north end of the Aurora Bridge in
the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washi...
Device
to Root Out Evil,
Vancouver, Canada
This unusual sculpture
made of transparent red
Venetian glass and steel
was cre...
Engagement Rings,
Vancouver, Canada
Made from glass, steel and
aluminium by artist Dennis
Oppenheim the Rings are at
the E...
Upside Down Charles La
Trobe Statue, Australia
Melbourne sculptor Charles
Rubb quite literally turned
things on their head...
This huge change purse, known as “The Public Purse” is
located on the street of Melbourne, Australia. It was designed
as a...
Penrose Triangle, Perth, Australia
"Penrose Triangle" sculpture is situated in the middle of a traffic
island in East Pert...
Bruno’s Art & Sculpture Garden,
Australia, Marysville
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http://www.grafamania.net/art_images/74777-khudozhnik-josh-keyes.html
http://pa...
Cамые необычные памятники и скульптуры англоязычных стран
Cамые необычные памятники и скульптуры англоязычных стран
Cамые необычные памятники и скульптуры англоязычных стран
Cамые необычные памятники и скульптуры англоязычных стран
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  1. 1. Автор: АБАШИНА Надежда Ивановна, учитель английского языка МБОУ СОШ № 151 г. Красноярск, 2013
  2. 2. Creativity of a human being can be unpredictable. The world of art is a mixture of different forms of expressing oneself by means of ССCREA painting, music, poetry, creating sculptures, monuments and architectural elements.
  3. 3. Art is a weird and wonderful thing. It can excite, thrill and terrify us, entertain us, leave us speechless, or in some cases just confuse us slightly. ССCREA
  4. 4. Most monuments and sculptures all over the world are connected with historical events and historical people. Let’s watch the strangest and weirdest sculptures which can be ССCREA found in the streets of the Englishspeaking countries. Their origins are either humorous or creative.
  5. 5. TRAFFIC LIGHT TREE of London The Traffic Light Tree (by artist Pierre Vivant) is at the junctions of Heron Quay Bank, Marsh Wall and Westferry Road. The tree consists of 75 traffic lights which flash in a random sequence. «The Sculpture reflects the never ending rhythm of financial and commercial activities» - Pierre Vivant, 1998.
  6. 6. The three-meter Musical sculpture “The Singing Ringing Tree” is established in 2006 on the top of Crown Point hill, overlooking the city Burnley. It consists of hundreds of pipes made of galvanized steel and plays a different tune each time the wind forces. The authors are the architects Mike Tonkin and Anna Liu.
  7. 7. The Shark became the most famous resident of Headington when it landed in the roof of 2 New High Street on 9 August 1986. This ordinary home (built in about 1860) has become the centre of world attention, and the headless shark still excites interest today.
  8. 8. Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh, Scotland Greyfriars Bobby is a world famous Scottish icon in Edinburgh. Bobby’s owner, John Gray, was a night watchman in the Edinburgh City Police. After his death the little Skye Terrier spent fourteen years guarding his dead master’s grave.
  9. 9. Lobey Dosser, Glasgow The world's only two-legged equestrian statue, of cartoon character Lobey Dosser, opposite the Halt Bar in Woodlands Road. This statue was erected by public subscription in 1992 on the edge of Kelvingrove Park to the memory of Bud Neill, 1911-1970, cartoonist and poet, creator of Lobey Dosser, Sheriff of Calton Creek and many other characters.
  10. 10. John Lennon Bench This monument was commissioned by Castro. It was built 20 years after the Beatles death… at which time Castro eased up on anti-Beatle legislation and began celebrating the singer/songwriter publicly. Monument of famous people‘s suitcases that made Liverpool famous over the years
  11. 11. Carhenge, the USA This monument, built in 1987 by experimental artist Jim Reinders and 30 family members in Alliance, Nebraska, is the American answer to the English Monument Stonehenge. The structure is accurately proportionate to the real Stonehenge (but the components are old cars).
  12. 12. Cloud Gate, Illinois, Chicago This popular sculpture by Anish Kapoor in Millennium Park has got a nickname "The Bean“. Made up of 168 stainless steel plates welded together, its highly polished exterior has no visible seams. The sculpture's surface reflects and distorts the city's skyline. Visitors are able to walk around and under Cloud Gate's 12-foot (3.7 m) high arch.
  13. 13. Crocodile eating a Capitalist, Brooklyn, NY, USA Giant Clothespin, Philadelphia, the USA The Awakening, Washington , DC, the USA
  14. 14. Waiting for a bus, Washington, DC, Seattle It’s Been One of Those Days… Los Angeles, the USA The Statue of a hard-working clerk with his head inside the wall of the Ernst & Young building.
  15. 15. FREMONT TROLL This troll is located under the north end of the Aurora Bridge in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. It is the creation of four artists: Steven Badanes, Will Martin, Donna Walter, and Ross Whitehead whose basic idea was inspired by "Three Billy Goats Gruff," a Scandinavian folk tale.
  16. 16. Device to Root Out Evil, Vancouver, Canada This unusual sculpture made of transparent red Venetian glass and steel was created by Dennis Oppenheim in 1997. It is an 8 foot village church in the English new style, with the roof spiked into the ground.
  17. 17. Engagement Rings, Vancouver, Canada Made from glass, steel and aluminium by artist Dennis Oppenheim the Rings are at the English Beach Bay in Vancouver. The shapes in the form of houses look like 2 big “diamonds”. Giant Spider, Ontario, Canada The sculpture catches your attention by its huge size.
  18. 18. Upside Down Charles La Trobe Statue, Australia Melbourne sculptor Charles Rubb quite literally turned things on their head for this piece of work. This statue, located by La Trobe University in Bundoora is said to embody the idea that universities should turn ideas on their heads
  19. 19. This huge change purse, known as “The Public Purse” is located on the street of Melbourne, Australia. It was designed as a form of unique seating on the streets of the city.
  20. 20. Penrose Triangle, Perth, Australia "Penrose Triangle" sculpture is situated in the middle of a traffic island in East Perth Western Australia. When it is viewed from a particular place it forms a perfect triangle. From another angle one can see the actual shape of the structure.
  21. 21. Bruno’s Art & Sculpture Garden, Australia, Marysville
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