'Father and Son' sculpture

Küüni tänav, Tartu linn, Tartu

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The sculpture "Father and Son" is a symbol of the relationship between different generations, where children are increasingly growing apart from their parents. The bronze work by sculptor Ülo Õun (1944-1988) was unveiled on Children's Day, June 1, 2004, on Küüni Street. The work represents the sculptor himself and his son Kristjan when the son was one and a half years old.

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Most famous sculpture

Father and son is one of the most well-known sculptures in Tartu, is compares the proportions of an adult and a child and allows us to understand how amazing human body is.



Intergenerational awareness

Tartu is really aware of the process of aging and this monument proves it. The father and the son are the same height but of different age. Slightly surprising to see naked people in the middle of...



Catches your eye

An unusual piece that certainly leaves you thinking or saying something. What exactly that is....well....that's for you to decide.

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