World's most amazing spider sculptures

Aracnide - San Giuliano (Italy)
Aracnide - San Giuliano (Italy)

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).

La Princess - Liverpool (UK)
La Princess - Liverpool (UK)

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.

Huge Red Back Spider - Australia
Huge Red Back Spider - Australia

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...

Water Tower Urana, Australia
Water Tower Urana, Australia

Australia - Water tower spider

Giant spider model affixed to the water tower at Urana, New South Wales - Australia

Spider - Zurich University (Switzerland)
Spider - Zurich University (Switzerland)

Switzerland - Spider

Spider sculpture on the outside of the Zoological Museum of the University of Zurich.

'Dale' - Avondale (New Zealand)
'Dale' - Avondale (New Zealand)

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
Santa Cruz, California

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.

Pakenham Water Mill - Suffolk (UK)
Pakenham Water Mill - Suffolk (UK)

UK - Garden spider

Garden sculpture at Pakenham Water Mill - Suffolk (UK)

Maman by Louise Bourgeois
Maman by Louise Bourgeois

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. 

Spider Tire by Ji Yong-Ho
Spider Tire by Ji Yong-Ho

Tire Spider - Ji Yong-Ho

Spider made from old used car tires by Korea based artist Ji Yong-Ho

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