Turning away from famous monuments

2016-06-30 // unusual photography

With his Volte-face series, the British photographer Oliver Curtis has decided to turn away from the most famous monuments around the world, to capture what no one wants to remember. He reveals the very mundane places behind landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Taj Mahal, the Parthenon, Stonehenge or the Great Wall of China…

Statue-of-Liberty-New-York
Statue of Liberty – New-York
Stonehenge-UK
Stonehenge – UK
Taj-Mahal-India
Taj Mahal – India
Buckingham-Palace-UK
Buckingham Palace – UK
Christ-the-Redeemer-Brazil
Christ the Redeemer – Brazil
Colosseum-Italy
Colosseum – Italy
Eiffel-Tower-France
Eiffel Tower – France
Great-Wall-of-China-China
Great Wall of China – China
Mona-Lisa-Louvre-France
Mona Lisa – Louvre – France
Hollywood-Sign-USA
Hollywood Sign – USA
Lenin-Tomb-Russia
Lenin’s Tomb – Russia
Pyramid-of-the-Sun-Mexico
Pyramid of the Sun – Mexico
Mao-Mausoleum-China
Mao Mausoleum – China
Monument-for-Democracy-Thailand
Monument for Democracy – Thailand
Parthenon-Greece
Parthenon – Greece
Pyramid-Of-Khufu-Egypt
Pyramid of Khufu – Egypt
Reichstag-Berlin
Reichstag – Berlin
White-House-USA
White House – USA
Images © Oliver Curtis / source

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