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18 famous works displayed at the French Alps

12-15-2010 09:54 BJT

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Eighteen of the world's most famous classical sculptures have finally found a worthy stomping ground that befits their legendary status in the history of art: at the summit of the famous Courchevel ski resort in the French Alps.

Sculptures by Rodin, Michelangelo, Dali, Botero, and Folon are displayed in open air on top of the Courchevel ski slopes. All the sculptures on display are originals, save for Rodin's "The Thinker" and Michelangelo's "David", but even they are first-ever legitimate replicas based on the originals.

Following last year's Dali sculpture exhibition, this year's Summit Confrontation exhibition promises once again to be an innovative artistic venture that showcases these historical art works in their full grandeur amidst the stunning, high-altitude backdrop of the French Alps. The exhibition will last until the end of this year's ski season, on April 25th, 2011.

All the sculptures on display are originals, save for Rodin's "The Thinker"
and Michelangelo's "David", but even they are first-ever legitimate replicas
based on the originals.


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