Archive for June, 2009

Impossible Triangle Sculpture

The Impossible Triangle sculpture is a unique landmark built in Claisebrook Square in East Perth, Australia. It is a unique sculpture in that it takes the shape of what is called a Penrose triangle or a Penrose tribar. This type of triangle is known as an impossible object; an optical illusion that projects a three dimensional object that may be interpreted as such visually by the human eye but actually may not be possible of such an object ever existing. Sculpture FeaturesThe Impossible Triangl…

Christ The Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer is an imposing statue of Jesus Christ that overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It has become an iconic symbol of the city and of Brazil and one of its more popular landmarks. This imposing statue of Jesus Christ is also considered as one of the tallest of its kind in the whole world, with the Cristo de la Concordia in Bolivia the only other taller statue. Notable Features The Christ the Redeemer statue stands 38 meters or 120 feet tall, 30 meters or 98 feet wide a…

One Wall Center

One Wall Center is a building that is part of the skyline of downtown Vancouver inBritish Columbia, Canada. It is considered as the second tallest skyscraper in the city. It was awarded by Emporis as the Best New Skyscraper in 2001. Building ProfileThe One Wall Center is also known as the Sheraton Wall Center- North Tower. It was designed by Busby Perkins+Will. It is 48 storeys tall and stands 491 feet or 150 meters high. The first 27 floors are occupied by the 4 Diamond Sheraton Hotel. The nex…

Georgia O’Keefe

Georgia O’Keefe was a famous American painter known for her landscape paintings as well as her artful depictions of desert flowers, animal bones, shells and rocks. She was a widely recognized painter and a major figure in the art scene during the 1920’s. She has helped stretch the boundaries that defined the American artistic style by dabbling in both abstract and representational art. Early HistoryGeorgia O’Keefe was born on November 15, 1887 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. She was the second of sev…