Hanging Man of Olomouc, Czech Republic

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46 Responses

  1. Joop Zand says:

    Good post Indrani.

    greetings, Joop

  2. Renuka says:

    Oh wow! It's really weird! I haven't come across anything of this sort, but nice to see it on your blog!

  3. Wow, he's the best.

  4. Jeevan says:

    That’s interesting and you had great eyes for it!

  5. Sylvia K says:

    This is great, Indrani, and certainly different from anything I've seen before!! Thanks for sharing!! Hope you have a beautiful weekend!

  6. Carver says:

    Perfect blue sky for photographing this unique place. The hanging man is bizarre.

  7. I welcome you very warmly.
    I know Olomouc. This beautiful Czech city.
    Lovely pictures.
    Greetings.
    Lucia

  8. Seems interesting..

  9. TexWisGirl says:

    how very strange!

  10. Cloudia says:

    Hang in there!

    Aloha

  11. this is the kind of sculpture that would be synonymous with the city its in, don't you think? and the fact that i haven't heard about it until you wrote about it here is saying something. they should put more advertisement on this.

  12. Rajesh says:

    That is very interesting find.

  13. George says:

    I've never seen anything quite like this. I must admit it is unique.

  14. Jim says:

    That's awesome.

  15. wow great to read,Awesome captures.

  16. Fantastic photo ~ thanks, carol, xo

  17. magiceye says:

    Wow!! Very unique!!

  18. Leora says:

    I looked it up, and the man is supposed to be Sigmund Freud. It *is* a funny sculpture.

    In New Jersey, there is a place called Grounds for Sculpture. Some of the more interesting sculptors include George Segal who does realistic people waiting on a bread line and J. Seward Johnson who recreated Impressionist paintings.

  19. Aarti says:

    Wow, fascinating…

  20. Nice Indrani, He seems like enjoying the view from up there!!!

  21. Interesting and unique!

  22. Now that's something completely new..

  23. DeniseinVA says:

    Brilliant post and fantastic photos!

  24. Wow! Lovely sculpture, with an uncanny resemblance to Mahatama Gandhi. Nice post!

  25. Art has many forms and I guess weird is one too anyway the creator has achieved one thing, the statue is addictive.

  26. Nice! It looks like an old Laurel and Hardy movie 😉

    Greetings from the Netherlands,
    dzjiedzjee.blogspot.com

  27. Mina Menon says:

    definetely not a statue as weird as this !

  28. Gattina says:

    His arm must hurt by the time !

  29. bushra M says:

    Amazing clicks! Very intriguing! 😀

  30. HansHB says:

    So nice, great photos!

  31. Wow, Nice find! looking interesting……

  32. Anwesha Bh says:

    This is probably typical of the region. I saw so many strange statues during my visit to Bratislava.

  33. Think I would be worried he let go, good photo of him

  34. Just returned from a tired days field work and looking for food for thought. Your post is reLLY INTERESTING AND VERY MUCH WORTH WHILE .I must say the sculpture and the photograph both are excellent.

  35. ladyfi says:

    How lovely and quirky!

  36. eileeninmd says:

    Indrani, cool photos. And what a weird sculpture! It does make a person think! Have a happy weekend!

  37. Weird but fascinating.

  38. Sylvia K says:

    Intriguing it is!! I would love to know the "story" behind it — if you do, I hope you'll share it with us! Have a lovely weekend, Indrani!

  39. Hilary says:

    Very cool. I wonder if he's ticklish? 😉

  40. marvelous photos !

  41. Anna says:

    :)))))))))))))))))))))))
    Gorgeous !!
    Warm greetings, Anna

  42. A stop n see picture!

  43. Beautiful snap!. In my home town Bellary, there was this ritual of hanging a man for few minutes (on shoulders)during Moharaam.

  44. Kamini says:

    Amazing! In Manhattan a few years back, there was an art installation of life-sized statues of people on top of very tall buildings. Looking at them from below one had the terrifying sensation that they were going to jump down!
    Kamini.