Monument to Juri Lotman

The long-serving professor of the University of Tartu was one of the brightest scientists in 20th century Tartu. Lotman studied the history of Russian literature and culture and general regularities of culture. He laid the foundation of cultural semiotics and was the founder of the Tartu-Moscow school of semiotics.
The monument to the world-famous culturologist and semiotician, which consists of pipes, water and light, was opened on 6 October 2007. The idea for the sculpture made of 15 m of steel pipe is based on the self-portrait of Juri Lotman. Authors of the monument: Mati Karmin, architect Andres Lunge.

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  • Man_U_canuck Man_U_canuck

    Beautiful sculpture

    Accidentally stumbled across this sculpture when there was a cycling event happening in town, beautiful steel-pipe sculpture dedicated to Yuri Lotman, whom was a professor of the University of Tartu...

  • Виталий Н Виталий Н

    Оригинальный памятник Юрию Лотману

    Своеобразный памятник учёному Юрию Лотману, жившему и работавшему в Тарту. Внешне памятник напоминает хаотичное переплетение труб, но с определённого ракурса линии складываются в портрет.

  • garsars garsars

    Памятник основателю Тартусско-московской семиотической школы !

    Памятник основателю Тартусско-московской семиотической школы - должен быть немного семиотичным ! С первого взгляда не понять - но стоит походить немного вокруг и лик становится явным !


Features and amenities

Location

W. Struve tn, Tartu

Access

  • Signposted

Coordinates

58°22'35''N 26°43'20''E | Download GPX file