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The Fighting Bulls

pr. Mira, 1, Kaliningrad, Russia
+7 900 563-14-86
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A nice example of the Belle Epoque sculpture

Firstly, a nice representation of the Belle Epoque period art, a rarity in Kaliningrad. Secondly... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Ingebjerg
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New York City, New York
Lovely work

On one hand, it's nothing special - you see 2 fighting bulls. But on the other hand, this work... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
Galina M
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
1 Aug 2016
“A nice example of the Belle Epoque sculpture”
7 May 2016
“Lovely work”
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pr. Mira, 1, Kaliningrad, Russia
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Firstly, a nice representation of the Belle Epoque period art, a rarity in Kaliningrad. Secondly, it should be noted that the animals represented in the sculpture are wild oxen (aurochs?European bisons?), not merely garden variety bulls. Thirdly, the sculpture acquires some color during Easter.

Thank Ingebjerg
Reviewed 7 May 2016

On one hand, it's nothing special - you see 2 fighting bulls. But on the other hand, this work represents the power and strength of the animal. I wonder if there is another hidden meaning to this...

Thank Galina M
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Really ordinary statue (this autumn bulls' balls are violet). I've noted them and thought -- if they're in top visited of the city, maybe there's something interesting. Absolutely not. I think all the high rating is for those balls. But they're absolutely not always interesting....More

Thank walxin
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Two fighting bulls in front of the University of Law in Kaliningrad. Their balls are the most popular part of the statue, so.. they are shinny and people rub them for good luck.

Thank Alina P
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Apparently the two bisons (zubr) symbolise a prosecutor and an advocate as they're in front of the Law Faculty. Before, the students used to swing on their tails, nowadays they make their own special Easter Eggs from their... erm testicles, they paint them red or...More

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