Amazing Rainbow Colored Art Around The World

5French urban artist Mademoiselle Maurice has traveled the world adding colorful artistic installations for everyone to enjoy. After studying architecture in Lyon, she worked in Geneva and Marseille, before moving to Japan, where she was in 2011, when the devastating earthquakes hit. It was then that she decided to start composing artistic and urban works. Continue reading

10 Amazing Works of Art that are Lost Forever

The Colossus of Rhodes: Lost in an Earthquake

The Colossus of Rhodes was an enormous statue of the Greek Titan Helios, the personification of the sun, which was built in the Greek city of Rhodes by Chares of Lindos between 292 and 280 BC. This massive statue stood nearly one hundred feet high and rested on a fifty-foot high marble pedestal. This masterpiece is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The striking bronze Colossus took over twelve years to build, and it stood facing the city of Rhodes for over fifty-six years before an earthquake hit the city, collapsing the statue into hundreds of pieces, where they have lain for centuries.

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