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Father and Son' sculpture, Tartu
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Though originally intended to be placed in Tallinn, Tartu's Father and Son' sculpture has come to serve as one of the city's most well-known pieces of public artwork. Cast in bronze by a grieving widow in 1987, the statue was purchased by the local city council in 2001 to preserve it. Visit the unusual sculpture, which depicts a toddler-aged son hand-in-hand with his father. You'll notice immediately that the child's dimensions are equal to those of his parent, creating a disorienting effect. Be sure to bring your camera, as many find posing next to a man-sized child to be a great photo opportunity. Put Father and Son' sculpture on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Tartu tourist route planner.
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  • Very controversial sculpture. Very-very amateur .... By pass, as it is right in the middle of the sidewalk
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  • views on this trip in the Baltic countries, but despite the disproportion, obviously intentional, which makes it a little creepy deserves to be seen because it is representative of a culture different from ours
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  • I like sculptures on the street from the category of "just so". You can dig deep meaning that the sculptor wanted to show equality between adults and children. But I don't like priests and pussy, alas! Estonians are fortunate that they have no Mizulina)))
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