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saltireblue Plus
11 12.4k 77 Norway
5 May 2021 8:48AM
Enough small humans for the spider to pick and choose...
clevercloggs Plus
17 251 15 Netherlands
5 May 2021 8:53AM
itchy pitchy little spider.....
bliba Plus
16 2 Austria
5 May 2021 8:56AM
fine composition - a beautiful low light capture Wink
clevercloggs Plus
17 251 15 Netherlands
5 May 2021 9:01AM
Hi Oliver, thank you for your User Award... currently a bit inspired by colour photography...Thought this was one that qualified..
Robert
jacomes Plus
6 30 42 Portugal
5 May 2021 9:35AM
The aliens have landed, but seem benign, nicely taken and presented. like the colours
James
cooky Plus
17 6 5 United Kingdom
5 May 2021 9:42AM
Excellent composition Robert. Love the lighting but the spider...

Kath
5 May 2021 10:02AM
Maman is a monumental steel spider by artist Louise Bourgeois 19112010, so large that it can only be installed out of doors, or inside a building of industrial scale... I took some pictures of it some years ago when it was exhibited in Moscow in front of the Modern Art Museum in the Gorky Park..
p.s. an excellent shot, Tony, love the viewpoint and the blue ambience
clevercloggs Plus
17 251 15 Netherlands
5 May 2021 10:35AM
Leo, thank you for the information on the spider.
This photo was taken at the Guggenheim in Bilbao. I believe there are 2 spiders outside of the museum and this giant dog made of violets..it is my understanding that these are meant to be there permanently as part of an attempt to make urban areas more alive and exciting.

Robert
5 May 2021 10:38AM
@Sorry about name confusion, Robert, my apology
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A striking photo and teenie bit scaryWink. The blue tone is lovely.
Viola
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.0k 2465 United Kingdom
5 May 2021 11:07AM
Human ants, about to be swallowed up. And yet more are arriving all the time... I love this, it's dark and brooding. An I Wish I Had Taken It moment...
clevercloggs Plus
17 251 15 Netherlands
5 May 2021 12:31PM
dear all, thank you for your comments.
it is interesting to see that such sculptures in the public realm work well and attract people. I was told that on any given weekend people in Bilbao take their friends for a walk around the museum.. that is what good architecture and public realm can design achieve... it is however costly. i believe the total construction cost of this building was never disclosed. but it is generally believed that it was a pricey affair as Gehry worked for the first time with this special design software that would make him through his architecture famous.

Leo, no worries.. I was once called Victor... and that guy lived to tell the story..Grin
Hi Moira, thank you for your remark, that means the image does have merit..
clevercloggs Plus
17 251 15 Netherlands
5 May 2021 1:19PM
and a big thank you to Viola for kindly handing her User Award to the image.
Robert
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
5 May 2021 3:18PM
This is exquisite !!
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
clevercloggs Plus
17 251 15 Netherlands
6 May 2021 9:40AM
dear Richard and Alan, Thank you for your User Awards. It is much appreciated given that colour images is not my modus operandi
Robert

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