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Sibelius Monument, Helsinki, Finland

The Sibelius Monument (Finnish: Sibelius-monumentti) is dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865–1957). The monument is located at the Sibelius P...
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The Sibelius Monument (Finnish: Sibelius-monumentti) is dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865–1957). The monument is located at the Sibelius Park (Finnish: Sibeliuspuisto) in the district of Töölö in Helsinki, the capital city of Finland.
The monument is a sculpture by Finnish artist Eila Hiltunen titled Passio Musicae[1] and unveiled on September 7, 1967. Originally it sparked a lively debate about the merits and flaws of abstract art, for which reason an effigy of Sibelius was included in the work. It consists of series of more than 600 hollow steel pipes welded together in a wave-like pattern. The purpose of the artist was to capture the essence of the music of Sibelius. The monument weighs 24 tonnes (24 long tons; 26 short tons) and measures 8.5 × 10.5 × 6.5 metres.
A smaller version of the monument is located at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. A work with a similar concept, also designed by Hiltunen, is located at the grounds of the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
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Forrest_Imagery
 
Forrest_Imagery August 28, 2018
Very, very cool !
This is a great abstract, it is fascinating and almost dizzying to look at.
Great exposure and contrast, well seen and captured.
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RamonZabala January 22, 2019
So good photo . Bravo
itssmee
 
itssmee March 15, 2019
Love the abstract view of this monument awesome photo
DNproSTUDIO
 
DNproSTUDIO May 02, 2019
this photo is very cool using a pipe
Pr1moFotografie
 
Pr1moFotografie July 23, 2019
Wow, very nice. Definitely something I would hang on my wall.
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Agata-eggii August 02, 2019
Fantastic
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HQ_Cinematics_Ltd October 21, 2019
GREAT COLORS, LIGHT AND ANGLE!

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