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Sad sculpture

I found this sculpture as I wandered the pier in Copenhagen harbour looking for the Little Mermaid... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
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A sculpture that invites closer scrutiny

We just happened upon this when we wandered down to the cafe/bar by the water when seeking out the... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I found this sculpture as I wandered the pier in Copenhagen harbour looking for the Little Mermaid statue. The statute, I later learned, is about The Key to the Future - I found this statue rather sad looking. It is out of the way, near...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Parody on The Thinker by Rodin? I don’t know. It may insult the artist. He is sitting on the Key to the Future. I appreciate the humor, we could all use a bit more of it. But, does the artist want to humor us or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

We just happened upon this when we wandered down to the cafe/bar by the water when seeking out the Little Mermaid. Hot day... we needed a drink and here was this guy. He rewarded us.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We saw this statue on our walking tour from the pier. I left it alone to ponder its thoughts. My wife grabbed a photo when it wasn’t looking.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

When visiting the little harbor near Toldboden this large metal guy contemplating life gives good photo opportunities. Quite often kids are crawling on top of him - and he does not seem to mind. This scrap metal as its best! Lets get more of this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

After having visited the Little Mermaid, and during our walk back, we spotted this fellow slightly off the path we were walking on, but made the small detour to pay a visit. An interesting sculpture which is made from scrap metal. There is no rust...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

How cool was this statue; Great way to recycle junk; Bravo for this really surprised me haven’t seen this on my last visit ;)

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nikola I
Reviewed February 13, 2018

The Thinker Our cruise ship was berthed nearby this Sculpture by Kim Michael of Rodin’s The Thinker on a wharf in Copenhagen harbour when we visited 10th December 2017. An absolutely wonderful piece of art and set us thinking. Mind you it was a cold...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Alison B
Reviewed September 3, 2017

We stumbled across this feller as we were heading down to see the Little Mermaid, he's an interesting guy sat on his giant key looking like he's contemplating life!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank cazbatt
Reviewed August 28, 2017

On our walk from Little Mermaid to Gefion Fountain, we passed this statue. I love finding unexpected works of art. We would have liked to get a picture, but there were many others admiring the piece.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Erin S
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