Tag: snakes

Jun 7, 2013

175 ft Snake Skeleton by Huang Yong Ping

175 ft Snake Skeleton by Huang Yong Ping

Ressort is the name of the recently commissioned and acquired sculpture by Chinese-French artist Huang Yong Ping for the Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). The gigantic aluminum snake skeleton spirals over 53 meters (173.88 ft). Huang was born in Xiamen in southern China in 1954. Along with artists such as Zhang Xiaogang…

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Feb 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Singapore Snake Lantern

Picture of the Day: Singapore Snake Lantern

SINGAPORE SNAKE LANTERN Photograph by Choo Yut Shing According to the Chinese Lunar calendar, 2013 marks the year of the snake and began on February 10th. In Singapore, photographer Choo Yut Shing took this fantastic overheard capture of a snake lantern sculpture made from 850 yellow sky lanterns. The snake stretches about…

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Apr 3, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Green Vine Snake

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Green Vine Snake

THE STUNNING GREEN VINE SNAKE Photograph by SUHAAS PREMKUMAR for National Geographic The Green vine snake (Ahaetulla nasuta), is a slender green tree snake found in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is diurnal and mildly venomous, normally feeding on frogs and lizards. Green vine snakes are slow…

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