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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Gaudi: Lizards at Sagrada Familia

Gaudi: Lizards at Sagrada Familia
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For those of you who are fond of gargoyles,mythological beings,gods or goddesses, serpents, unicorns, gryphs or lizards I let you catch a glimpse of Gaudi's work on the façade of Sagrada Familia facing the upper side of the city also known as mountain side. It is a part that we tend to ignore as it reminds us of some other average churches but if you take a closer look you discover strange creatures for a church or impossible spires multiplying by the dozen on top.

Recommended: Discover the incredible work of Bart Aldrich at Oasis Galleries.

9 comments:

  1. interesante detalle de la muy famosa obra de Gaudi... fenomenal!!!

    muchos saludos

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  2. Both awesome and overpowering! Great shot!

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  3. I was completely amazed by the Sagrada Familia. Only God knows how much film I used up while there.

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  4. Beautiful facade and great shot.
    i'm amazed by the detail of lizards,it reminds me about the "Gargle then spit" which posted by Neorelix on Cambridge Daily Photo ( October 11,2006 ),
    this kind of architecture elements always show a charming looking to me.Thanks for sharing.

    i don't understand why they closed the window by bricks?

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  5. Anonymous6:40 PM

    Fantastic!

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  6. Those lizards are absolutely terrific. Wish I could take them off and put them on my front door! Now that would be a great feature! Thanks Carlos.

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  7. Thanks everybody. Harleqinpan, this side is being restored so I guess they will place some stain glass windows when they are over.

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  8. interesting creatures sculpture...they look almost real to me...nice perspective and angle shot:-))

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  9. Anonymous2:04 AM

    Beautiful detail of the façade.

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