Statue of liberty

In 1900

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Approximate heights of various notable statues: 1. Spring Temple Buddha 153 m (incl. 25 m pedestal and 20 m throne) 2. Statue of Liberty 93 m (incl. 47 m pedestal) 3. The Motherland Calls 91 m (excl. pedestal) 4. Christ the Redeemer 38 m (incl. 8 m pedestal) 5. Statue of David 5.17 m (excl. 2.5 m pedestal)

The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel. The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886.

Here, we already feel a transition from "art" to a fusion of "art" and "technology", that has become more pronounced in XXI century with 3D printing. Another similar monument is "Motherland calls" in Volgograd, Russia.

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