Friday, August 05, 2011

Deeply Disturbing



Giant Statue Sighting In Hamburg: A "Mermaid" Sculpture Rises In Germany's Alster Lake

Am I the only one who finds this creepy?


23 Comments:

At August 05, 2011 9:26 AM, Blogger sue said...

Cube - I wrote a comment on this but made a mistake and it appears in the post about the obamamints.
)#%

 
At August 05, 2011 9:52 AM, Blogger Granny Annie said...

More deeply disturbing are the knees. Since when did mermaids have knees...or are those malformed breasts?

 
At August 05, 2011 10:15 AM, Blogger cube said...

Sue: That's OK.

BTW I looked up "The Awakening and you weren't kidding. Yikes! Wikipedia lists other similarly gargantuan sculptures that come out of the ground. Strange theme, but I guess it takes all kinds to make a world... or, if you have studied chemistry, it's alkynes ;-)

 
At August 05, 2011 10:16 AM, Blogger cube said...

Granny Annie: I hope they're knees! Giant boobs would be over the top.

 
At August 05, 2011 11:03 AM, Blogger Brooke said...

Um, ICK?!?

 
At August 05, 2011 12:41 PM, Blogger BeckEye said...

Well, at least they didn't put a fountain in between her legs.

 
At August 05, 2011 12:54 PM, Blogger cary said...

Too weird. Glad we don't have those types of "artists" or that big of a body of water close enough to be subjected to that ...

 
At August 05, 2011 1:19 PM, Blogger cube said...

Brooke: That's what I'm thinking too.

Beckeye: lol. Way to see the silver lining of THAT cloud.

BTW wouldn't a fountain be more appropriate for a Merman statue...
remember Spongebob's hero?

 
At August 05, 2011 1:40 PM, Blogger cube said...

Cary: I found it strange as well. We have plenty of water here in Florida, but thank goodness the artists who think this is art aren't all that plentiful.

 
At August 05, 2011 1:51 PM, Blogger Jan said...

I couldn't get beyond the knees/breasts, but at least it has only a few more days to gross out everyone.

 
At August 05, 2011 3:24 PM, Blogger silly rabbit said...

YIKES! Creepy to the extreme! If she's a mermaid... where are her fins and scales? No accounting for some people's art tastes.

 
At August 06, 2011 12:24 AM, Blogger Z said...

BeckEye, it would be a fountain if she had Mexican food (if you get my drift!) Sorry, I couldn't resist; how disgusting :-)

I don't think she was meant to be a mermaid! Jan, is she not permanent?

I have to say I honeymooned on the Alster lake at the Hotel Atlantic! Neat, huh? It is a fabulous hotel and the lake is beautiful.
But, I kind of like her :-) It's original!

 
At August 06, 2011 5:40 PM, Blogger Leticia said...

Yuck! Looks more like a cross-dresser than a mermaid.

Double yuck!

 
At August 07, 2011 2:44 AM, Anonymous Patrick Carroll said...

You're not the only one creaped out by this Cube!

 
At August 07, 2011 2:57 PM, Blogger Teresa said...

That certainly is creepy, Cube. A pervert must have thought of that statue and where to place it. That's truly sick.

 
At August 08, 2011 12:18 AM, Anonymous JamieDedes said...

No! You are not alone in this. Very disconcertaing. I would hate to come upon without warning.

Thanks for posting it though. Good for a chuckle.

 
At August 08, 2011 8:52 AM, Blogger Chuck said...

I saw this on Drudge. I thought it was creepy then.

 
At August 09, 2011 8:58 PM, Blogger dmarks said...

Looks like a younger Mrs. Doubtfire giving birth.

 
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