Turning away from famous monuments (18 pics)




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's 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 Images © Oliver Curtis / source

White House – USA Images © Oliver Curtis / source




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