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Maman and the Museum

Maman, a sculpture of a giant spider by Louise Bourgeois, outside the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain. The sculpture is amongst the world's largest and most im...
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Maman, a sculpture of a giant spider by Louise Bourgeois, outside the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain. The sculpture is amongst the world's largest and most impressive, measuring over 30 ft high and over 33 ft wide, with a sac containing 26 marble eggs. Its abdomen and thorax are made up of ribbed bronze. The museum building is coated with titanium plates which catch the light splendidly.
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EyesofDavid
 
EyesofDavid September 09, 2013
Well composed image and. A beautiful location!
Forfarlass
 
Forfarlass September 10, 2013
A great image and the rain has added to it. Great textures in this photo.
LaurieS PRO+
 
LaurieS September 14, 2013
great photo
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita October 03, 2013
superb pic!
Photokats
 
Photokats October 04, 2013
That is so awesome!!! Love the sculpture.. great capture!
parthgupta
 
parthgupta October 12, 2013
This is damn beautiful mate!
Jon--Hall
 
Jon--Hall October 20, 2013
Nice shot. Looks great!
sofwanredzuan
 
sofwanredzuan November 03, 2013
I've been here ! Your photo reminds my great moment in Bilbao. And your photo is amazing. ^^
pixellimagery
 
pixellimagery December 01, 2013
We're going to Spain September 2014 - I want to see this!!!!!
Inspiring image, David! Voted! :-)))
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GigiJim08 February 20, 2014
voted
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 February 21, 2014
Very cool - well composed. Voted!
Flosno
 
Flosno March 02, 2014
Very interesting capture....voted
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kathymuhle July 05, 2014
Voted
Flosno
 
Flosno September 25, 2014
Good entry....voted
kayprout
 
kayprout July 16, 2015
A superb photograph, iconic and classic.
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 December 11, 2015
Wow! Fantastic, voted 500 Buildings
susannebrezina
 
susannebrezina October 13, 2016
Very interesting! I saw the same arachnoid sculpture in the QNCC convention center in Doha, Qatar. You can find it on Google by entering "QNCC spider". Unfortunately, I did not have any camera on me at that time, but I also thought it would be a perfect choice for an excellent picture.