Some of the strangest statues in the world (31 Photos)

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  • Kyle


    That's… but its… I don't… just… help. Someone help.

  • Steeb

    #5 could just be one of those street performers you see in vegas….then they scare the crap outta you when you get closer

    • Jørgen Ørn

      located in Copenhagen !

  • eclipze

    #12 seems legit.
    #17 currently in wall street.

    • Qwerty

      There's one in Los Angeles too. Maybe it's an Ernst & Young thing. The doors don't match LA's unless they've changed them since the pic was taken.

    • Cross

      The moral of this story is, money doesn't keep you warm.

  • Yelito

    #22 for the win!

    • ShakeyTheMoyle

      You can have this but if one puts up a Cross!! Ohhhh the horror!!!

    • Tim4290

      It's the Penis statue in the (in)famous Red Light District of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

      • Matty Rochelle

        Yep, Amsterdam baby!! amazing city…

      • AmBush_Steve

        Thanks. I was wondering if that's where it was. Been there but didn't see that anywhere. Wondered how I could have missed something like that.

    • Hmm

      What? It's just a giant bowling pin with two small bowling balls. I really don't see what's wrong with it.

      • Maxilla


  • Stan_Dalone

    #1 I haven't laughed that hard in a long time #15 is creepy except in NYC

    • Nell

      #15 theres a park full of these little guys in NYC, and 8th ave train station.

  • James

    #17 i know that feeling all too well…

  • dashete

    #26 Cool history bro!

    • pox

      Paris, La defense business district

  • Cameron

    #8 Is so katamari damacy.

    • SoMoS

      It's REALLY nice. I love it,

    • Molon Labe

      Houseball by Claes Oldenberg (the same guy who brought us that giant clothespin)

      Bethlehemkirch-Platz, Mauerstrasse, Berlin

      Stainless steel, fiber-reinforced plastic, jute netting, polyurethane and polyvinyl chloride foams; painted with polyester gelcoat 27 ft. 6 in. (8.4 m) high x 24 ft. 4 in. (7.4 m) diameter

      The original Houseball, made for the performance Il Corso del Coltello, was based on the idea that one could gather all one's possessions in a large cloth and tie them up in the form of a ball that would roll — thereby making any other transportation unnecessary — to its next destination. The house was left behind; its contents became a house in itself. In Il Corso del Coltello, the Houseball, second only to the Knife Ship as a thematic object, was made up of the possessions of Georgia Sandbag, a character played by Coosje, and it accompanied her on a journey across the Alps. Later, Coosje came to see the Houseball as a symbol of displaced populations, the ordeal of refugees, and in 1993 she proposed a larger, permanent version of the sculpture for a site in Berlin, near what had been Checkpoint Charlie, the gate of entry in the Berlin Wall. The site was a traffic island, visible from all sides, in the midst of a new business complex. The Houseball was approved, but shortly after fabrication of the piece began, the site was returned to members of a family dispossessed during World War II who planned to put a building on it. Quite characteristically, the Houseball was again on the move.

      The first appearance of the sculpture was in Bonn, in front of the Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik, Deutschland, to which it journeyed by boat from a factory near San Francisco through the Panama Canal and up the Rhine River. The following year the sculpture was shipped — suspended by a 300-foot-long cable attached to a Russian helicopter — from Rostock on the Baltic Sea, and lowered onto a permanent site in Berlin not far from the original location, on the Bethlehemkirch-Platz, in front of a building by Philip Johnson.

      I still don't get it….

  • Frenchguy

    Human centipede tribute under LSD or else it juste doesn't make sense !

    • Ashley

      I was thinking the sameee thing.

  • Braxton135

    #17 #27 how i feel on mondays

    • MacNCheesePro

      17 is wallstreet everyday they leave work over the past two weeks.

  • gdarkcloud

    WTF tag is just right for the post. Then again I really like #1 an #27 is what I feel like after a full day's work..

  • Pete_Rock


    • Fatality

      Because F*** you that's why

    • Stan_Dalone

      ummm why not?

    • TAYLEE

      I've been there (st peters in the vatican) , thats not real.

    • Cross

      F*** physics, that's why.

    • flow1

      Würsa by Daniel Firman

  • thirstybackpacker

    #6 Norways sculpture park has a tonne of freaky statues like this. Definitely strange.

    #30 is outside the Kafka museum in Prague.

    • Amanda

      And #30 moves!!

      • TheAndy

        haha – yes it does!

    • cracked did a story on some of the strangest statues in the world. the one with the man and the kids is in it.

      Just doing my bit for CRACKED

  • Graham Upshaw

    #12 and #29 Well there is my contact lens

  • Graham Upshaw

    #5 Sooooo….. You got wasted

  • mooseknuckle907

    looks like a gaggle of a good time

    • MacNCheesePro

      "Rectum?!?! Damn near killed 'em!!!!! BWAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!"

  • Patrick Sweater Ng

    #8 some friends and i were on a euro trip and had bought enough cheap wine in paris to drown a small army. drank most of it in berlin. got sauced. stumbled upon this statue. stood in awe.momentarily… and then climbed it. drank more once we got up there. dont know how we got home… hell of a night.

    second time on this site, i'm pretty sure its the best site in the world
    Fellow Canadian chiver

    • indifference

      Cool story bro

  • Tony

    Tag! You’re it!

  • shanemcguire88

    ain't that the truth

  • bigcat72

    #30 "I challenge The!" Challenge Accepted!

    • AmBush_Steve


  • Ashley

    I'm semi-convinced this is Mac.. (Shakespeare)
    He at least looks a hell of a lot like him

  • a canadian chivette

    #16 is in ottawa ontario canada, i used to go to the national gallery all the time, that giant spiders egg sack is full of marble eggs too its pretty rad!

    • Taylar

      This photo was taken in Spain outside the Guggenheim in Bilbao, you can see the iconic Guggenheim building in the background, but they do have another one in Canada!

      • Sandrine

        There was one in the Tate Modern in London for the The Unilever Series: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster exhibit back in 2008.

        I fell asleep underneath it, it was both creepy and awesome.

    • amrith888

      *shudders* o.0

    • cinto

      louise bourgeois!! my she R.I.P!

      • ryan jinjer

        the one in ottawa…10 minute walk from my apartment

    • Greg

      there's the same one in Tokyo at Roppongi hills as well

    • ET!!

      It's a plot…alliens did this….they're all over the world

  • Ashley

    #26 Dinner for Smucks

    • Cross

      Smuckers for dinner.

  • AssClown

    #1 Place boobs here for a cold metally grope.

    • Cross

      Or back a nice ass up into it.

  • AssClown

    #22 Somebody seriously needs to clean that statue…

    • keepinitreal

      The more you clean it, the dirtier it gets…

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