World's most amazing spider sculptures
Italy – Aracnide
This iron and resin sculpture measures 6.5 feet by nearly 15 feet (or 2 m x 4.5 m) and is donated in 2009 by Italian designer Gabriele Mallegni to enrich the museum of contemporary art in San Giuliano (near Pisa).
United Kingdom - La Princess
La Princess weighs 37 tonnes and stands 50 feet high. It appeared on the Concourse Tower building in Liverpool, UK as one of the highlights of the Capital of Culture 2008 celebration.
Australia - Big Redback
The Red Back Spider is one of Australia's most infamous spiders earning this reputation through its widespread distribution and venomous bite. They live in hidden places within human habitation like the the outside-toilet where you may sit on...
Australia - Water tower spider
Giant spider model affixed to the water tower at Urana, New South Wales - Australia
Switzerland - Spider
Spider sculpture on the outside of the Zoological Museum of the University of Zurich.
New Zealand - Avondale Spider
The Avondale spider is a local icon of the Avondale suburb in Auckland City, New Zealand. The spider is a local variety of large (but harmless to humans) huntsman spider which is rarely found anywhere else. The city seems to have embraced its reputation as a spider town because there's a large spider sculpture (named Dale ... get it? ... AvonDALE?) in the town square, which has become a local landmark.
Santa Cruz (California) - black widow spider
This huge black widow spider is over the heads of boardwalk visitors near the famous Giant Dipper roller coaster.
UK - Garden spider
Garden sculpture at Pakenham Water Mill - Suffolk (UK)
Maman - Louise Bourgeois
The not-so itsy-bitsy bronze spider by Louise Bourgeois has been exhibited around the world. Dubbed “Maman,” the spider stands 30 feet (or 9.27 m) high, weighs 18,000 pounds (or 8.165 kg) and carries a sac of 20 white marble eggs under her belly.
Tire Spider - Ji Yong-Ho
Spider made from old used car tires by Korea based artist Ji Yong-Ho
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