Gallery: Giant Human Head Sculpture Unveiled On Rio’s Botafogo Beach By...

 

Rio de Janeiro’s famous Botafago beach has a new sculpture attraction in the form of a giant head. The white carving stands 12m (39-foot) tall, and portrays a 14-year old girl’s head with her eyes closed. It is made of marble dust and resin by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, as part of the ‘Other Ideas for Rio’ exhibition.

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