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In Petersburg the Peter and Paul Fortress have occupied fantastic beings

Townspeople and visitors of Northern capital can take pleasure not only exhibitions under a roof of the well-known strong hold. It has appeared that now some works of art   show open-air. Unusual girls with bodies of snails, winged heads and other strange small animals please an eye of passers-by directly along roads and footpaths. But fortunately, it is a question at all of crisis deficiency of showrooms of a city. Itself the author of these amusing and unusual sculptures Vera Viglina has decided that it not a place in close premises.

- Initially the sculptor had attempts to make an exhibition covered - have explained in a press - service of the Museum of history of Petersburg . - But soon enough Belief itself has refused this idea, having decided that there is no the best showroom for its caryatids, than open lawns. So they and have lodged At us in a court yard of Petropavlovki.

As it was found out, these sculptures are made of the coarse-grained burnt clay. So neither temperature drops, nor rains, other whims of Petersburg weather it at all.

it is necessary to notice that all figures are executed rather originally. The rounded off forms of all acting parts as if smooth space around. And dimensions of caryatids, rather impress. The majority of figures is executed not less than in human growth.


There are also such preferences in headdresses
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the Girl - the snail catches last beams of the autumn sun
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All dream to stand on a head
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