Statues - Hither & Thither

Lithuania
Panevėžys
Panevėžio apskritis

Senvagės dekoratyvinių skulptūrų skveras
(Senvagė Decorative Sculpture Garden)

Šachmatininkas

Chess Player

Redas Diržys
2003

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Description

Bronze statue of man behind a stone table with five chess boards, and the text "ast kviečia sulošti partiją" (AST invites you for a party)

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Information Sign

skulptorius r. diržys
ŠACHMATININKAS
2003 m.
bronza, akmuo

Annotation

The sculptor has chosen the American boxer Mike Tyson as model for his chess player, and insisted that this is the first monument in Lithuania for African-Americans.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 55°43'57" E 24°21'49"

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