Rob Beschizza at 8:48 am Tue, Aug 9, 2011
Rowers navigate around a sculpture in the Binnenalster, an artificial lake in Hamburg, last week. Apparently not well-received by locals, the installation will remain in place until August 12. Photo: Morris Mac Matzen / Reuters. More.
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This just begs for someone to plant a device at the bottom of the lake designed to periodically release huge air bubbles.
Yawn. They did this in Madison 30 years ago.
Xeni does Lilliput?
Xeni does her best Allison Hayes impression.
(can’t f’n believe it falls to me…) listen, strange women lyin’ in ponds distributin’ swords is no basis for a system of government! supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony… you can’t expect to wield supreme executive power just because some watery tart threw a sword at you… if I went ’round sayin’ I was Emperor, just because some moistened bint lobbed a scimitar at me…
Well done. Way to step up!
“Not only did she nearly sink, local residents struggled to see her artistic merits.”
Because they’re below the water level.
If she pee’s it will go over her lips…
Looks like another David Bowie sighting.
Perfect pose for giving birth. Too bad the facial expression doesn’t match.
“Here’s to swimmin’ with bow-legged women.”
That facial expression is just terrible. It looks like she’s concentrating on taking a crap.
@boingboing-d14fe370bdf1664c34b258d65f8d3507:disqus: If I lived in the neighborhood and had my scuba equipment handy….
While the lady may be in the water only until August 12, she will be on the internet forever!
Some people just don’t like to have their sense of importance challenged I guess…
Well, not *all* locals dislike the lady. I’m quite fond of her.
She certainly sits well over the line dividing art from just plain tacky. That said… I want one!
Oh no! The fish will never get rid of that smell.
It just a head and 2 legs? If it shown a couple of nipples too, then i pretty sure that it will well-received by locals.
Amazing likeness of Patricia _ (the last name is silent), as seen in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GThtMAZGYU