Celebrity statues from around the world
A new statue of Diana, Princess of Wales has just been unveiled by her sons
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Prince William and Prince Harry have just unveiled a statue of their late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales at Kensington Palace, in London, England. The Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex did so on July 1, 2021—the day Lady Di would have celebrated her 60th birthday.
Indeed, since the dawn of time, humans have used the visual arts to depict a number of things, including people they admire. There are many ways to pay tribute to notable personalities, and sculpture is certainly one of them.
In a world dominated by technology, there is something refreshing about reverting to an ancient art form as way to celebrate a person's contribution to the world. From memorials to tributes in honor of living legends, for years statues have been used to that effect.
We are lucky enough to find fine works of art displayed all over the world, honoring different famous people, for different reasons. From beautifully crafted statues to some really odd ones, in this gallery you'll find a bit of everything. Click on.
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