After spending a fabulous morning in Monaco and Èze, we just happened to spot this completely unexpected sculpture of a mermaid mother with her child as we were driving home along the coast. Located by the marina in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, the sculpture was created in 1997 by Natasha Jusopov, who also sculpted the Lorelei statue in […]
An unusual mermaid is found in Majus Park on the Hajógyári Island, located in the Danube River as it cuts through the city of Budapest. The statue was reportedly created in 1982 by Szabó Gábor. Like the mermaid in Warsaw, this mermaid holds a shield, possibly an indication of a similar legend of the city […]
The Rockefeller Center in New York City has an immense amount of art and sculptures. Rockefeller Plaza is just one section of the overall Center, but is rich in art on its own, including the very famous Prometheus sculpture by sculptor Paul Manship, which is probably the best known and most photographed sculpture in New […]
New images have been added for this very unusual, stunningly austere and impressive mermaid statue in Rheinfelden, a town which straddles the border of Germany and Switzerland. ( map ) Notice the mermaid’s razor-back fin on her back, webbed hands and almost human legs that end in large fins. She has rescued a drowning […]
It has been reported that the City of Luxembourg (which is not just a city, but a country in its own right) has commissioned a mermaid statue for its 1050th anniversary. A well-known legend has it that Melusine was the wife of Count Siegfried, who founded Luxembourg in 963 with the acquisition of Luxembourg Castle. […]
The first page on a mermaid sculpture went live – the mermaids at the Cleveland Museum of Art in Ohio.