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AN UNOFFICIAL COVERSATION AFTER 1949

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Mao Ze Dong's statues are waving greeting to their visitors. 12 The arm of unknown statue. 13 Saddam Hussein was waving greeting before toppled by American army. 14 Pope Francis Figure waves a greeting. 15 A Lucky Cat. 16 Waving queen driven by solar power. 17 A baloon George Bush Monument. 18 A classic gesture of Lenin statue. 19 Statue of former Mayor Frank Rizzo that stands in front of the Municipal Services Building in Center City Philadelphia. 20 Colossal bronze hand of Constantine I. 21 A giant statue of Chinese late chairman Mao Zedong under construction near crop fields. 22-25 Sculptors work as they stand on scaffolding surrounding a statue of Mao Zedong. 26-27 A giants statue of Mao Zedong. 28-29 Participants hold placards above their heads as they form a figure, in front of a statue of Chairman Mao Zedong in his youth, during an event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 30 Ataturk Mask. Buca, Izmir, Turkey, 40 m (132 ft). 31 A 24-meter stone statue of 1-11


Soong Ching Ling is going up in Zhengzhou. 32 Jibo Kannon. Kagaonsen, Japan, 73 m (239 ft). 33 Mother of the Fatherland. Kiev, Ukraine, 62 m (203 ft). 34 Guan Yu Statue. Yuncheng, China, 80 m (262 ft). 35 A promotional statue in London. 36 A huge mermaid statue in water. 37 A man is combing the huge woman's hair. 38 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", art installations by Atelier van Lieshout. 39 The statue of marquis Pombal. 40 Harris P. Mosher with the teaching skull. 41 Giant human were called the “Nephilim�. 42 Giant human statue in Nagoya Pan-Pacific Peace Exposition, 1937 43 The largest carved stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest premodern statue in the world. 44 Sleeping Buddha statue which has been flooded after heavy rains. 45 The giant sleeping Buddha of Nanzoin temple. 46 One of the three most famous and deserving "Pauls" in the world. 47 17 year old Elisany Silva of Brazil is the worlds tallest teenager standing 6 foot 9 inches. 48 Those giant easter island


heads have bodies too! 49 Mao's wax figure. 50-51 A discarded head is removed and placed on the ground next to a giant statue of Mao. 52-57 The peasants built a Mao statue as a tourist attraction. 53 Mao's wax figure. 58 A gilded statue of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong at a Buddhist temple. 59 World's Largest Abraham Lincoln Statue. 60 The wax figure of Roger Federer in China. 61 The wax figure of Liberty Leading The People. 62 The residents of Sukleia tried to restore the deheaded Lenin statue, but they discovered that the restored head was significantly larger. 63 Giant Mark Twain Statue located at Clemens Landing built by Larry Koelling. 64 There is a statue of Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy in the middle of the Serpentine boating lake in Hyde Park. 65 The was figure of Margaret Thatcher. 66 Egyptians have toppled a hideous Nefertiti sculpture with Twitter scorn. 67-68 Spanish fresco restoration botched by amateur. 69-70 This 17th century Dutch painting depicted a calm beach scene but a


section of the piece had been clearly over-painted. 71-72 The Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA originally thought their painting of Isabella de’ Medici was a fake.Her face was a little too Victorian and a little too pretty. As restorers started examining the painting, they realized the work was in fact from the 16th century but had been over-painted in select places. 73-74 The animal in“Portrait of a Young Woman with Unicorn” originally was a dog. 75-76 The woman's face in "Woman at the Window" was too aggressive for Victorian audiences and were redone to mimic a more mainstream concept of beauty and decorum. 77-78 A photograph of Stalin with Soviet commissar Nikolai Yezhov was retouched after Yezhov fell from favor and was executed in 1940. 79-80 The painting went through several changes for removing sensitive figures, resulting in a “politically correct” founding of the country. 81 The way too pretty Justin Bieber's wax figure. 82 I guess they are


beatles. 83 A man holding a small Mao's statue. 84-87 Mao's image as interior decoration. 88 Bowing to Mao's image is their morning routine. 89 Participants holding Mao's image for cerebrating his birthday. 90-92 In wedding ceremony, people are bowing to Mao's image. 93 Mao's image as interior decoration. 94 A woman holding Mao's image during her open water swimming challenge. 95 A couple holding Mao's statue as their precious treasure. 96 A man is holding Mao's image in anti-Japan protest movement. 97 People are worshiping Mao's statue. 98 A man's collection, Mao's cigarette butt. 99 A woman sleeping with Mao's image. 100 Apotheosis of Napoleon. 101 A sculpture titled "hero, leader, god." 102 George Washington modeled after the Greek god. 103 Putin riding a dinosaur. 104 Amember of Putin's fan club is sleeping with his portraits. 105 Dalai Obama demonstrates his power against flooding in pre-hurricane Louisiana. 106107 One painting depicted Jesus Christ as Mickey Mouse,


another as Vladimir Lenin. 108109 The towers of 110Lenin and Babel. 111 Lenin and Jesus speaking and gesturing to their crowds of followers from up above. 112 A lapel pin reads, “Lenin lives.” 113119 Statues of Mao are standing still where people already moved away. 120 The statue of Lenin looking at the Nordenskiöld glacier in the background. 121 A statue of Lenin reclaimed by the forrest near Nohra, Germany. 122 A bust of Confucius rests at an abandoned workshop. 123 A abandoned Greek statue. 124125 Many 126 abandoned mannequin. Lenin on the wall, under the main staircase. 127 An abandoned underground nuclear bunker in Latvia. 128 Presidential heads lined up neat row. 130A Mao's museum full of his images and 131 statues. 132 Chinese peasants built a Mao's statue as tourist attraction. 133134 Mao's statue is next to estate sale advertisment. 135 Chen Yan embraces herself and her appearance to be a full time Mao impersonator. 136 Yan'an is a small, quiet city in northwest China's Shaanxi


Province. It's also known as a cradle of the Chinese revolution. 137 A performance of explosions and gunfire, sand and soldiers. History lives again. 138 Nobody considers that developing private business would bring shame to Chairman Mao anymore. 139 Giant statues are the "biggest export in North Korea. 140 The huge statues you see being dutifully applauded at military processions are all made by its 4,000 staff. 141 Laurent Kabila in Kinshasha seems to wear an outfit from the Kims' tailor. 142 A internet cafĂŠ named FIREWALL Internet Cafe NYC where the visitor could experience the effects of internet censorship by the Chinese government. 143 The lookalikes of the two Soviet leaders are staples of Moscow's landmarks, charging tourists a few dollars to have their pictures taken with them.



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