Stunning Sculpture Of Children Trapped Inside Adult Bodies Shows That Love Always Shines Through

Tucked away between the vast sands of Nevada desert, a peculiar gathering takes place every year. The Burning Man festival is a weeklong celebration of arts and culture that attracts tens of thousands visitors from countries worldwide.

Home to artists, musicians and other lovers of extraordinary, Burning Man is also famous for constantly featuring a massive array of stunning works of art: everything from steampunk vehicles to glorious temples.

This year the obvious headliner was a statue by Ukranian sculptor Alexandr Milov.


Titled 'LOVE,' the sculpture features two wire-frame adult silhouettes facing opposite directions. According to Milov, they represent a conflict between a man and a woman.

However, inside those metal cages there are also two smaller figures reaching out to one another. These are their inner selves made in the form of transparent children.

The sculpture seems like a beautiful metaphor for the conflicting human nature, but there's a much deeper meaning behind it that only unfolds when the sun begins to set ...

'As it's getting dark (night falls) the children start to shine. This shining is a symbol of purity and sincerity that brings people together and gives a chance of making up when the dark time arrives,' Milov explains.

The entire structure measures at 59 feet long, 18 feet wide and 24 feet high. Milov says it cost the same as an apartment in Odessa — around $65,000.

According to the artist, we live in a time when everyone is arguing over something: countries, activist groups, individuals — everyone is in conflict.

His sculpture is supposed to show people that despite our outer differences, deep inside we all yearn for the same thing — love.


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