15 Of the Most Eye-Catching Fountains around the World
Modern Architecture never ceases to stun people with jaw dropping sculptures, amazing bridges, unusual buildings and spectacular fountains. It is one fascinating genre of art having evolved through several styles down the ages. Throughout the world, one style of architecture truly stands out for its captivating beauty and that is fountain art. This article showcases 15 of the world’s most spectacular fountains.
1 Metalmorphosis Mirror Fountain, USA
Metalmorphosis is a mirrored water fountain created by Czech sculptor David Černý and constructed at the Whitehall Technology Park in Charlotte. The 14-ton sculpture made from massive stainless steel layers can rotate 360 degrees which sometimes align to create a massive head. The fountain sculpture even has a live webcam.
2 Julie Penrose Fountain, USA
The Julie Penrose fountain is an addition to the Colorado fine arts center. Created by Bill Burgess, it is an open loop of silvery steel panels. The panels are fitted with 366 water jets that line the interior contours of the form. A hidden turntable beneath the sculpture allows it to rotate every fifteen minutes.
3 Water Boat Fountain, Spain
The water boat fountain located at Playa de la Malvarrosa in Valencia, Spain is a sculptural fountain that gives the illusion of a sailboat with jets of water.
4 Divers Fountain, United Arab Emirates
The divers fountain in the Dubai mall is like a huge waterfall that runs through the entire height of the mall reaching as high as all four levels. It is adorned with art sculptures of human divers made of fiberglass to create a dynamic visual spectrum complementing the rhythmic flow of water.