Riga: Venus of Willendorf

Venus1

Outside the Latvian Academy of Art on Kalpaka Bulvāris is the Venus of Willendorf. The sculpture is the work of the Latvian artist Brigita Zelca and stands 4.5m high.

Venus2

The sculpture is made of glued foam rubber sheets and mirrored plastic and was designed to create a 21st century contemporary replica of the Stone Age masterpiece.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s