Is this the worst statue ever?

Old May 23rd, 2010, 12:26 PM
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Is this the worst statue ever?

A new statue of Elizabeth I in Westminster Abbey
http://www.royal.gov.uk/LatestNewsandDiary/Gallery.aspx

I can imagine HMQ having a right laugh about it when she got home...
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 12:43 PM
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Hah!
It looks like they took bits from a few different existing statues and stuck them together. What's with all the different materials?
(Current) Queen Elizabeth must have had to work harder than usual to maintain a neutral expression.
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 12:45 PM
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Off with her head!
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 12:48 PM
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well you knew who it was supposed to be! it looks to me as if they modelled it on the Blackadder version. Where's nursie?
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 01:25 PM
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Looks as if Liz has become a Cyberman
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 01:35 PM
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Space Balls!

http://www.moviepilot.de/movies/spaceballs/images
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 01:38 PM
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I think it makes her look warmer and more cuddly than she is.
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 01:39 PM
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Oh! It's Elizabeth One. Not the current one.
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It looks like C3PO from Star Wars.
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 02:11 PM
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>>Looks as if Liz has become a Cyberman<<

A cross between a Cyberman and a weeping angel.

Run!!

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Old May 23rd, 2010, 02:20 PM
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Wow. How in the heck do you keep a straight face and say something polite to the "artist"???

It's bad enough when they do "abstract" art that is awful but it's even worse when it's supposed to be someone specific.
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 02:20 PM
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I was thinking Dot Matrix from Spaceballs

http://photobucket.com/images/Joan%2...raphed%208x10/
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I like her Wallace & Gromit hands.
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 02:29 PM
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Worst statute ever?

I think it is. Truly hideous.
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 02:30 PM
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>>I like her Wallace & Gromit hands.<<

At least they weren't jazz hands.
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 03:21 PM
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Ewww. Scary.

She looks like she's from outer space. Calling this the "worst statue ever" is far too kind. This is just repulsive.

Has anyone checked her crypt to see if she's turning in her grave?
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 04:58 PM
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What would Cholmondley_Warner think?
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Old May 23rd, 2010, 05:37 PM
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C3PO in drag
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Great scott!
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It should be called Indecision 1603.

This is hodge podge of media and styles that does not speak to the subject, her era, or her accomplishmnets.

The neck ruff is so odd it looks like her head is popping out of a toilet. Self-indulgent crap.
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