Favorite cartoon characters Sculptural park opened on the Day of Metallurgist in July 2017 in Bratsk, the Siberian city of Russia.
In accordance with the results of the Interregional Festival of Concrete Sculptures held in Bratsk (July 1 – 15), a remarkable sculpture park appeared in Bratsk. Timed to the Day of the Metallurgist, widely celebrated in Bratsk, the Park of Metallurgists housed competitive works. In addition, hundreds of citizens attended other festive events.
According to the press service of the city of Bratsk, for two weeks, 22 masters representing Bratsk, Irkutsk, Perm, Kirov, Omsk, Usolye-Sibirskoe, Chita, Nizhny Tagil, Svirsk, Telmu (Usolsky district) and Nevyansk (Sverdlovsk region), worked in the Park of Metallurgists. As a result, they created 16 sculptures from concrete on the general theme “Favorite cartoon characters”. First, the artists built hollow figures from special metal fittings. The next stage is the piling the figures with building concrete with gravel. And finally, finishing of figures with plaster concrete. All the sculptures are painted bronze with shades of precious metals.
Meanwhile, on July 15 the winners of the festival got their awards. Ivan Zuev (Telma, Usolsky district, Irkutsk region) took the first place and an award for the sculpture “The same Munchausen”. On the second place – Denis Belyaevsky (Irkutsk) with the sculpture “Mukha-Tsokotukha”. The top three leaders entered Oksana and Evgeny Gorbunov (Irkutsk) with the sculpture “Well, wait!”. On the fourth place Ivan and Elena Smirnov from Perm with the sculpture “Ku-ku, my boy” (Freken Bock). And Irkutsk region artist Yuri Karpenko (Irkutsk) won the People’s Choice Award for his work “Kuzya’s House”.
Favorite cartoon characters Sculptural park
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