'Father and Son' sculpture

Unveiled on Küüni Street in Tartu on Child Protection Day on 1 June 2004, this bronze sculpture by Ülo Õun (1944-1988) is said by his widow Inara Õun to portray the sculptor himself with a child taking after their son Kristjan at the age of 18 months. The sculpture was created in 1977 before being cast in bronze in 1987. It was originally designed to be erected in Tallinn, but Tartu City Government bought the sculpture in autumn 2001.

Unveiled on Küüni Street in Tartu on Child Protection Day on 1 June 2004, this bronze sculpture by Ülo Õun (1944-1988) is said by his widow Inara Õun to portray the sculptor himself with a child taking after their son Kristjan at the age of 18 months

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  • Why is the child so big?

    I came across this sculpture on a business trip in 2015, my only question is why is the child so big in comparison to it's father. Is it because they grow and we shrink with age? I don't know but it...

  • Don't get it..

    It's one of those love or hate things and I'm leaning towards the latter. Hate is too strong a sentiment, but... I just don't get it. And usually, I like weird..

  • just 1 estonian sculpurist work! in centrum Tartu city. tartu its estonian universtite city!

    boom! just 1 estonian sculpurist work! in centrum Tartu city. tartu its estonian universtite city! summertime nice place to joint!


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