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Cuba 63 - Naked lady wearing dance shoes , holding a giant fork while riding a giant chicken.

One can only marvel at the meaning of such a thing and the internet has not helped much either! I did see several chickens tethered outside houses and can only assume they were for fighting, but thankfully I did not see any evidence of it.

Large Bronze Statue in Plaza Vieja.



Doorstep warrior or prized breeder?

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Through its obscurity it becomes "art"
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Re: Cuba 63 - Naked lady wearing dance shoes , holding a giant fork while riding a giant chicken.

Hawking her fork astride a large cock - well spotted Andrew.
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Re: Cuba 63 - Naked lady wearing dance shoes , holding a giant fork while riding a giant chicken.

My God, she's a buxom young lady! Poor cockerel!! I would assume that the fork relates to her dinner....riding it home, or something like that..

As for the other chicken, it does look bedraggled and forlorn, tied up like that. Poor devil, most upsetting. I daren't show my wife that image, she would be furious that people could treat a creature like that.

The main shot though is truly intriguing.
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Re: Cuba 63 - Naked lady wearing dance shoes , holding a giant fork while riding a giant chicken.

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Re: Cuba 63 - Naked lady wearing dance shoes , holding a giant fork while riding a giant chicken.

That is unusual & so I had to research to find out what it was about & found this here.
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A few hours ago in the ancient Old Square of Havana a monumental work of Roberto Fabelo was placed. The figure, made of bronze, was donated by the 2004National Arts Award winner to the historic center of the capital.
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Re: Cuba 63 - Naked lady wearing dance shoes , holding a giant fork while riding a giant chicken.

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That is unusual & so I had to research to find out what it was about & found this here.



Good link Ross, but I don't think they are any the wiser either! On the plus side I do have photos of all the other statues mentioned and a couple of extras too...
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