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The Astonishing Sculptures of a Reformed Hollywood Director

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Astonishing is the right word for this art work that can be found in the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Sculptor Philip Haas has made a five meter high fiberglass sculptor that he has called, Winter. It is one of a series of four sculptures that Haas says was inspired by the Renaissance artist, Giuseppe Arcimboldo Four Seasons, series of paintings. Arcimboldo was the Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books.

Stuck Inside Giant Stone Vagina Sculpture

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Just like the warning label on the last step of a step ladder seems to defy common sense, the lack of one on a giant stone vagina sculpture was an exchange student's undoing. Firefighters have delivered a U.S. foreign exchange student from a giant stone vagina after the man became stuck when he crawled inside the campus art installation.

Flatulence Makes the Sculpt Grow Fonder

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Chen Wenling

As part of its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, The Obama Administration is trying to put forth arguments to target the dairy industry in order to control the methane gas produced from bovine flatulence. If they just viewed the work of Chinese sculptor Chen Wenling they might have all the proof they need.

Pucker Up! It’s the 2015 French Lemon Festival

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Nicknamed the "Cité des Citrons" (City of Lemons), every year the city of Menton in the Alpes-Maritimes celebrates its citrus products in a very artistic way. The Fête du Citron is an event unique in the world, featuring giant designs made exclusively from citrus fruits and floats decorated with oranges and lemons. The Lemon Festival usually takes place between mid-February until March, in Menton, France. This is one of the largest festivals in the South of France attracting over 250,000 visitors and around 145 tons of lemons and orange sculptures.