Living Statues

By: Tiffani Clark

What are living statues?

Living statues are artist that stand on the street and pose like statues. They cover themselves with realistic statue-like makeup and they may spend hours in the same exact spot!

History of living statues

In the medieval and renaissance age you could find living statues at festivals, plays, or when royal people came to town. A group of people would stand on a decorated stage to look like a monument.


Want to see a living statue? Ahem in the Netherlands holds an annual world championship for living statues. You could also go to Buenos Aires, Argentina because the University of Business and Social Sciences host a national contest for the statues since 2000.

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