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modern sculpture

initially confused me as I thought it is part of the ruins . It is a good art but as some who... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2017
rosievil
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Sculptures of Mitoraj

The sculptures of Mitoraj highlight the tragedy of the missing ancient inhabitants of Pompey. They... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
nantona
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Kazanlak, Bulgaria
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Sep 30, 2017
“modern sculpture”
Oct 6, 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

This is an exhibit placed in Pompeii for your viewing. It is not part of the city and was not recovered as part of the excavation.

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

initially confused me as I thought it is part of the ruins . It is a good art but as some who reviewed this I have mixed feeling about putting modern art in the site.

Thank rosievil
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We got to see a few of Igot Mitorajs monuments throughout Pompeii and I have to say I felt they were a great addition to the ruins. They really stand out and were a joy to look at. I felt they give an extra dimension...More

1  Thank Kelly W
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I can understand and appreciate that the statues represent the sculpture's effort to commemorate the residents of Pompeii after the tragedy. Mitoraj himself clearly sculpted these statues with all respect, as he selected the locations and fervently hoped to have them displayed here before his...More

Thank John L
Reviewed July 10, 2017

While visiting the ruins of Pompeii we were surprised to find these modern pieces. They definitely add to the tourist pictures but how many of them actually know they are modern pieces. The different sculptures do provide shade for those attempting to avoid the inevitable...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed June 17, 2017

The sculptures of Mitoraj highlight the tragedy of the missing ancient inhabitants of Pompey. They remind of the ancient majesty of the city.

Thank nantona
Reviewed April 14, 2017

I Know his work and had The chance to meet him many times . It was very touching to see his work in this environnement.much better than in La Défense France or in galleries and fairs

1  Thank 27nathalie
Reviewed December 31, 2016

We found that these sculptures add another dimension to the ancient ruins of Pompeii. The landscape would be quite stark without them. The sculptures have a haunting presence and we quite enjoy them. For those who did not appreciate these art pieces, don't fret, its...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed November 20, 2016

The statues itselves are interesting works, but they spoil the spirit of ancient city. They should be placed in some museum, not the excavations site.

1  Thank yegorb306
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We were fortunate to see Mitoraj's amazing sculpltures at Pompei. It was a surprise for us, we did not know about the exhibition. They were so beautiful and so well placed amoung the ancient ruins. It was a great experience, thanks for the artist and...More

1  Thank Andrea W
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