This 6 foot tall nude sculpture has been halting traffic on the TransCanada Highway in rural PEI since 1974. She’s a right beauty, and sometimes in the spring she wears a grass skirt. As far as I know, she’s one of a kind, at least here on the Island…which is saying somethin’ 😉
Often travel simply serves to “open your mind, til you can’t get your head through the door” (per Elvis Costello)…but this is different. You really should go see this…
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The Miss Manners of Japanese subway behaviour lays out the do’s & don’ts using classical ukiyo-e traditional printmaking style. Bravo to Seibu Railway!
if you love concrete & modernist blocky buildings (like I do) then this map is for you…(price £8)
Brutalist Paris Map
The sculptor of “dirty corner” (aka the Queen’s vagina) located in Versailles France says that he will not remove hateful graffiti from his sculpture, for educational reasons.
Anish Kapoor is being sued for not removing the racist graffiti. What do you think?
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Thanks to UV light and other modern methods, we can see how grey classic statues rediscover their original gaudy coloured tones. Suitable for the foyer of a Mom and Pop Greek restaurant.
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