An ultra-realistic sculpture by Carole Feuerman at 2015's Venice Biennale

Travel Photo: Carole Feuerman Venice Biennale Leda and the Swan by Carole Feuerman at 2015’s Venice Biennale

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We saw this incredible, hyper-realistic sculpture in the Personal Structures group show at the Palazzo Mora at 2015’s Venice Biennale. The work is by American artist, Carole Feuerman and is entitled Leda and the Swan. This fascinating piece is based on the Greek myth in which Zeus, disguised as a swan, seduces Leda, resulting in the birth of Helen of Troy. Incredibly, the sculpture, along with its shipping box weighed in at just a little over 1,000 pounds!

Leda and the Swan by Carole Feuerman

Leda and the Swan by Carole Feuerman

If you’d like some more information on the artist, please take a look here, and for more on the Venice Biennale please click here.

To see more of Carole Feuerman’s work visit the Venice Biennale’s Time –Space-Existence  exhibit which runs from May 9th through November 22, 2015 in the Palazzo Mora.

This image of Carole Feuerman’s work at the Venice Biennale is one in a series of travel photos that we will post to highlight the unique, less explored aspects of travel . Click here to see the whole series.

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Nick Nomi


Nick is a writer, photographer and musician, who, after working for years in the fashion and creative industries as an editor and writer, gave up the office life to travel long term and write about it. He started Europe Is Our Playground to showcase unique experiences in Europe through story driven narratives & candid photography. Currently back in London.


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