"The Runner" / "Δρομέας" art glass statue
"Dromeas (runner)". Located in Athens, Greece outside the Hilton hotel, this statue has become a symbol of the city. It was created in 1988 by Kostas Varotsos using glass slates ("art glass").
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mesutilgim (86934) 2014-05-25 13:22
Hello dear Costantino,
Wonderfull capture of this glass artwork in Athens. Good pov and compo. The orange fassade of the building at right creates a perfect contrast.
TFS and best regards
papagolf21 (87725) 2014-05-25 14:29
L'effet sur le spectateur est manifeste. Cette sculpture ne manque pas d'originalité.
Très bonne présentation générale.
Une image forte.
Très bonne soirée.
jemaflor (86932) 2014-05-25 23:30
Intéressante oeuvre avec ce grand effet de dynamisme, bravo à l'artiste et à toi de nous la présenter avec une ois réussie.
shreya2000 (1322) 2014-05-26 3:04
Composition is very good. However the statue is very looking strange !! How it is made?
snunney (86762) 2014-05-26 4:00
A most unusual statue, but certainly an effective depiction of a man running. I like how you have framed the shot, nicely counterbalanced by the red building. Excellent technical presentation with first class,light, colours and sharpness. I could grow to quite like that statue; it makes for a fascinating photographic subject.
fritzi007 (7184) 2014-05-26 9:38
sehr interessant diese Statue, mit Recht den Namen Renner, gute Fotoarbeit, gratuliere!
gildasjan (41854) 2014-05-26 9:52
Cette statue nous donne l'effet d'un flou de mouvement.C'est très original.
lousat (79409) 2014-05-26 15:10
Ciao Costantino,non sono un fan dell'arte moderna,ho visto tante cose brutte,ma questa che ci mostri è davvero unica ed originale,bellissima sia come costruzione che come effetto prospettico,complimenti al signor Varotstos e a te che ce l'hai mostrata cos' bene! Buona giornata,Luciano
elenimavrandoni (14207) 2014-05-26 18:19
αφου υπάρχει ακόμα.....πάλι καλά!!
μια πολύ ομορφη και φωτεινή φωτογραφία απο το κέντρο τής Αθήνας μας και ενα σημείο που πάντα μου αρεσε να επισκέπτομαι..και να περπατάω ολη τήν Βασ. Σοφίας μέχρι το Σύνταγμα...τοσο ομορφα κτίρια!!
cornejo (33540) 2014-05-27 10:24
Hello Costantino, I like this good photograph of glass sculpture with interesting building, nice and interesting composition, well captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, light, color and quality. Very good job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this interesting work.
Good night and happy week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
Fis2 (87629) 2014-05-27 12:35
A very curious glass statue!
Good POV and colors.
Didi (57830) 2014-05-28 8:11
Strange and interesting sculpture
Looks like alive :)
omid266 (6048) 2014-05-28 19:55
Really wonderful, beautiful interesting art work, excellent clarity and POV,
very well shown and Thanks!
Kindly Regards, ***
ikeharel (59849) 2014-05-28 21:44
A statue that looks as strong wind swirled gust around it.
Nicely spotted and collected good contrast against the city houses in red bricks, and the blue sky.
Have a nice day,
Angshu (56266) 2014-05-30 2:37
An artwork which is unique and stand out. Wonderful piece of work which epitomoses and shows well the fast motion of a runner. The building in the BG stands for staticness...a contrast with the dynamic sculpture
Graal (98798) 2014-05-31 7:03
unusual statue in Athens. Amazing idea and realize of artist. Interesting art. Good shot and presentation.
Have a nice WE.
mcmtanyel (14635) 2014-06-11 18:55
A very nice capture of this artwork. I like the tonal contrast it makes with the building in the background.
Vasa (16778) 2014-06-15 14:51
The sculpture is so interesting with the original materiel. It could be a god way to create own ideas.
Thank you Costantino for your inspiration and I wish you the best days of Greek foot in Brazil!
jmdias (57211) 2014-06-17 6:41
very beautiful sculpture, creative and very interesting. I liked this angle catching well the monument and the buildings around. in some aspects the image remember me Samothrace's victory.
macjake (58236) 2014-06-18 4:13
I'm still now sure if i really like the sculpture, or really dislike the sculpture :)
I think i'm liking it.
gotta give them credits for showing something new and creative!
fun post with the sense of movement
adores (38877) 2014-06-23 17:51
This is a very original sculpture, even from the thumbnail, it really gives us a great sense of movement! Good capture!