These 53 incredible family sculptures will make your inner art lover swoon

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  • Enjoy scrolling through these amazing sculptures of families from all around the world. Some are whimsical, some contemporary, some very old; yet all are stunning works of art. Have you seen any of these in person? Which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

  • 1.

    "Jelly Baby Family" sculpture in London by artist Mauro Perucchetti.

    Achim Hepp Jelly Baby Family // London http://bit.ly/2cnlnpz https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 2.

    "Family In Residence" sculpture by Ivan Murray in London, England.

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    "Family," a sculpture by Ruth Bloch, Sheba Medical Center, Israel.

    David Shay Family, sculpture by Ruth Bloch, Sheba Medical Center, Israel. http://bit.ly/2chkf7p https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/legalcode

  • 4.

    "Immigrant Family" sculpture in Toronto by Tom Otterness.

    Secondarywaltz Tom Otterness Immigrant Family sculpture in Toronto http://bit.ly/2cON6Rk https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

  • 5.

    "The African Renaissance Monument" in Senegal.

    Sbreitinger from the base of the monument http://bit.ly/2chkX4A https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

    "The African Renaissance Monument," seen from a distance.

    Jeff Attaway football http://bit.ly/2ccztQn https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 6.

    "Going Home" sculpture at Changi Airport, Singapore. Created by artist Han Mei Ling.

    surtr nuclear family public art = Singaporean propaganda http://bit.ly/2corSLY https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 7.

    Sculpture family by Slobodan Kojić. Placed in the town square of Kikindi, Serbia.

    Dobrislava Sculpture Family, made by academic sculptor Slobodan Kojić. It is placed at Kikinda's city square. http://bit.ly/2ckjZq8 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

  • 8.

    "A Family Balancing Act" by artist Lisa Kaslow. Located in Germantown, MD.

    Ron Cogswell "A Family Balancing Act" (1997) by Artist Lisa Kaslow Milestone Shopping Center Germantown (MD) August 2015 http://bit.ly/2cOOAeI https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 9.

    "The Family of Man," a modern art sculpture by Barbara Hepworth, in Snape Maltings, UK.

    Paul Clarke The Family of Man, Barbara Hepworth, Snape Maltings http://bit.ly/2cBOaJd https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 10.

    Statue of a family being shielded in Rome, Italy.

    Photo by clarita at Morguefile.com

  • 11.

    Sculpture of a family by Gustav Vigeland, Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway.

  • 12.

    "Family with Dog" sculpture by Boaz Vaadia.

    Clyde Robinson Family with Dog http://bit.ly/2chnEmI https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 13.

    "Family Gras" in New Orleans by artist Jordan Ivanov and physician Laxman Kewalramani.

  • 14.

    A family sculpture at the Jacobi Medical Center, NYC.

  • 15.

    Family statue at Victoria Center in Harrogate, UK.

    rawdonfox Victoria Centre Statues http://bit.ly/2cOSmVb https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 16.

    "The Emigrants," located on Albert Dock overlooking the River Mersey in Liverpool, UK. It is estimated that nine million people have emigrated through this port.

    Humphrey Bolton The Emigrants (statue), Albert Dock, Liverpool http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/482942 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

    Humphrey Bolton Rear of 'The Emigrants' statue, Albert Dock, Liverpool http://bit.ly/2cOT0Su https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 17.

    A monument to the first family of settlers in Fairbanks, Alaska.

    Arthur Chapman First Family Statue, Fairbanks, Alaska http://bit.ly/2cPHUAQ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

    Arthur Chapman First Family Statue, Fairbanks, Alaska http://bit.ly/2cowIJt https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

    Arthur Chapman First Family Statue, Fairbanks, Alaska http://bit.ly/2cnuFCa https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 18.

    "Maidu Family" in Roseville, CA.

    Ray Bouknight 334/365 ~ Maidu Family #roseville #sculpture http://bit.ly/2chpnsf https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 19.

    "Family," a sculpture located at the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland.

    Moumou82 Two parents and a child, the statue Family in the garden of the Palace of Nations (United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland). The statue by Edwina Sandys commemorates the International Year of the Child. http://bit.ly/2cRAc82 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

  • 20.

    "The Irwin Family" sculpture located in the Australia Zoo. Adelaide sculptor Silvio Apponyi said he felt like Steve Irwin was looking over his shoulder, helping him to get it right.

    thinboyfatter The Irwin Family http://bit.ly/2cPJ4wd https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 21.

    "The Famine Family" in Sligo is one of over 100 memorials to the Great Famine of Ireland that killed over one million people and forced another million to emigrate.

    Kenneth Allen The Famine Family, Sligo http://bit.ly/2d7YqJf https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 22.

    Mother and child statue in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

    John Fielding Yorkshire Sculpture Park mother and child http://bit.ly/2cBAleG https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 23.

    Mother and child sculpture in Norway.

  • 24.

    Father and child statue in Norway.

  • 25.

    "The Cycle of Life" by Paul Manship located in Andover, MA.

    Elizabeth Thomsen Sculpture by Paul Manship on the campus of Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. The Cycle of Life sundial shows a man, woman and child representing the cycle of life are surrounded by an armillary sphere showing the relationship of the stars and earth. http://bit.ly/2cZG0vo https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

  • 26.

    Stone statue of a family in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • 27.

    A sand sculpture of Prince William, Princess Kate and son Prince George.

    Matt Buck IMGP7061 http://bit.ly/2dsjVXG https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 28.

    Parents with child Statue, Hrobákova street, Petržalka, Bratislava, Slovakia.

  • 29.

    Mother and child mosaic sculpture in Great Britain, designed by Lancaster artist Shane Johnstone.

    Karl and Ali Spring is in the air! http://bit.ly/2cZT5DC https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 30.

    A monument to the family in María Elena, Chile.

    Lorna-Lorna Oficina Salitrera María Elena...el monumento a la familia salitrera de Ma. Elena. http://bit.ly/2cZSjGG https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

  • 31.

    "Tribute to Injured Police Officers and Their Families" by Julie Rotblatt Amrany and Omri Amrany. Located at the Gold Star Families Memorial and Park, Chicago, IL.

  • 32.

    "Journey's End" monument sculpted by Stan Watts. A pioneer family kneels in prayer beside their handcart after crossing the plains. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • 33.

    A statue of grieving mother and her children at the Holocaust Memorial in Miami, Florida.

    osseous April 7, 2015 http://bit.ly/2diKq2N https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 34.

    A modern family sculpture in India.

    ben dalton family sculpture http://bit.ly/2cVEnla https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 35.

    "The Family" in Duleek, Ireland, created by artist Maurice Harron.

  • 36.

    "Family," a monument in Grunwaldzki Square in Katowice, Poland.

  • 37.

    Slavery Monument on the Riverfront in Savannah, GA. A family stands together with the chain of slavery underfoot.

    muffinn Savannah - family statue - Slavery Monument on Riverfront in Savannah, GA http://bit.ly/2diKzmM https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 38.

    Statue of an Egyptian family from long ago -- Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye with Princess Henuttaneb.

    V Manninen The Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt http://bit.ly/2cBDSto https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 39.

    "In The Family Circle" or "Melissa Walks," located in Provo, Utah. Created by Dennis Smith.

  • 40.

    "The Family-Spirit Of Macroom Sculpture" in Ireland with stained glass in the background.

  • 41.

    __"Familjen," also called "Familjegrupp," is located in Mälartorget, Stockholm, Sweden.This unique sculpture by Pye Engström has movable pieces. People are free to rearrange them, but this look with the child in the center and the parents' arms encircling seems to be the most popular.

  • 42.

    Sculpture of a happy family heading out to play on the beach in Qinhuangdao, China.

  • 43.

    A memorial in remembrance of ancestors in Budakeszi, Hungary.

    Globetrotter19 Remembered to Ancestors. Modern, steel and stone memorial. Historic Event related. Townscape significance. Anniversary. At the Our Lady of the Snow church. - Fő Street, Budakeszi, Pest County, Hungary. http://bit.ly/2d7LkK6 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

  • 44.

    "Warm Home" sculpture in Tangshan, China.

  • 45.

    A family sculpture in a park in Japan.

  • 46.

    A monument of the traveling family in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

  • 47.

    A statue of a single mother at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. This sculpture is dedicated to war widows who had to raise their children alone.

    Blue Lotus Statue of (a) mother at the Yasukuni shrine, dedicated to those mothers who lost their husbands in the war but succeeded in raising their children anyway. Erected in 1974. http://bit.ly/2d82hGt https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 48.

    "Family Conference" by Gladman Zinyeka, located in Cape Town, South Africa.

    Derek Keats Family Conference by Gladman Zinyeka - Shona Sculpture, Kirstenbosch https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/5340106380/in/photostream/ http://bit.ly/2diN20P https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 49.

    "Nomadic Family" by Blessing Sanyanga, located in Dublin, Ireland.

    William Murphy Nomadic Family By Blessing Sanyanga - Sculpture In Context 2014 Ref-1186 http://bit.ly/2cZJC0L https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

  • 50.

    Sculpture of a grandmother and grandfather in Spain.

  • 51.

    Sculpture of a family playing.

    Jaysin Trevino Family Sculpture http://bit.ly/2ct5Nbv https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

  • 52.

    A Zimbabwean shona sculpture at VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, Canada.

    Roland Tanglao 20100829017.jpg http://bit.ly/2dirRY6 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode_

  • 53.

    "The Spirit of Detroit" by Marshall Fredericks holds a large sphere that symbolizes God in one hand, and a family group in the other.

    Ray Dumas Spirit of Detroit http://bit.ly/2d9uMFm https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode

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Kathryn S. Allen has a bachelor's degree in Family, Consumer, and Human Development. Her blogs include myeverydaybest.com, sundaybesthub.com and mybestlds.com.

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