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“Risveglio” di Seward Johnson

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Address: Valle Faul, Viterbo, Italy

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Sculptures

Found these by accident when out wandering the streets of Viterbo. Shame the graffiti vandals have got to them. Not really my scene but something different to view..

Reviewed 13 November 2016
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Found these by accident when out wandering the streets of Viterbo. Shame the graffiti vandals have got to them. Not really my scene but something different to view..

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We saw this when walking back from the Piazza Martiri d’Ungheria bus station. The silver sculpture is “The Awakening” by Seward Johnson. There are a few copies of this sculpture, the original was done in 1980. It looks like a man struggling to free himself from the earth, with only his face, hand, foot, arm and leg exposed. “It seems... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Having wandered the old town within the walls our exit from Viterbo through in this 'curved ball'. Really striking and interesting sculptures rising from the ground. Certainly make some interesting photos.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Trying to get out of the walled area we drove past this. Totally unexpected and a big surprise. Didn't find out until afterward what it is and that is made by a nice fellow New Jersey boy!

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Richmond, British Columbia
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

This beautiful sculpture took me by surprise. It looked like a giant god, flung from the sky into the ground. You can't miss it as you enter and leave the older part of Viterbo.

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

We travelled to Viterbo, Italy to see the Palace of the Popes. In the end it was perched up on the hill and it looked a steep climb. However there was an interesting statue in the open grass area down from the Car Park. It was a statue of a silver giant trying to break free of the earth where... More 

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