Technicians install a sculpture by German artist Georg Baselitz at the Paris Museum of Modern Art today. A retrospective of his sculpture opens in two days. While Baselitz began his career as a painter and engraver, the exhibit features almost all of his sculptural work, created over a period of more than thirty years. Photo by Jacques Demarthon/ AFP/ Getty Images.
Australian artist Simon McGrath's fiberglass sculpture, "Who Left The Tap Running," is part of the 15th annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition in Sydney. Works by more than 100 artists from around the world are on display along the Pacific coast until Nov. 20. Photo by Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images.
Jeremy Deller bounces on his new work "Sacrilege," a full-scale inflatable replica of Stonehenge and part of the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Arts. (Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images.)
Sculptures of blue sheep flock in Schwerin, Germany. The ovine art -- works in plastic by German artists Rainer Bonk and Bertamaria Reetz -- has been traveling around Europe for three years. One sheep remains as an ambassador at each stop on the tour. (Photo by Jens Buttner/AFP)/GettyImages.
Visitors walk through the recently inaugurated sculpture, "Tiger & Turtle - Magic Mountain," by German artists Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth. The sculpture, in Duisburg, is 59 feet tall and alludes to the form of a roller coaster. Photo by Bernd Thissen/AFP/Getty Images.
A visitor inspects a light installation by artist Anthony McCall during a preview of the exhibition "Five Minutes of Pure Sculpture" at the Hamburger Bahnhof museum in Berlin. (Photo by Stephanie Pilick/AFP/Getty Images.)
Janio Nunez works on a sculpture of a piano player made out of tobacco leaves in his workshop in Guanabo, Cuba. Trained as a tobacco roller, Nunez now works exclusively on tobacco-made sculptures, some of them life-size. Photo by Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images.
Conceptual artist Serkan Ozkaya's double-size, golden replica of Michelangelo's "David," titled "David (inspired by Michelangelo)," arrives Tuesday on a lowboy trailer at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City. The sculpture spent the day the traveling throughout the city on the trailer. Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images.
What happens is you have smaller, younger trees, and they get a heavy snow load on them that bends them over. Then when the snow starts melting part of the tree goes back upwards while the weight of the snow keeps the rest bent over.
Abandoned mental hospital filled with 28,000 potted flowers before it was demolished - highlighting both the hope and the sadness that the facility engendered while it was operational. Nice interview with artist Anna Schuleit on Colossal web site.