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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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  • 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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  • It is an exotic sculpture which tempts you to have a photo with. It will be interesting for people who like art to do some analysing there. 2 mins walk from the town square, and you can hang out in th...  more »
  • Contemporary art has lost its universality, as seen its meaning even Immanuel Kant. Now the meaning made long to explain, and not the fact that it will be clear after that. This sculptural group work Yulo-Yuna from this category. It turns out that it means the connection between generations. Why to do this was to portray itself as a dad and son mini-midget almost from priapizma disease-no one knows. If it is the anatomical proportions change benefit the body in the age dynamics, then Park in the heart of the city-friendly place. In the winter especially. In General, another grimace of postmodernism.
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