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32 Times People Messed With Statues... And It Was Downright Hilarious.

JULY 16, 2014  —  By Sara Heddleston  
Sara Heddleston

Sara Heddleston

Sara has been working and writing online for so many years, she's unsure if she is still in corporeal form. She considers herself a jack of all trades, but would prefer it if you would stop calling her "Jack."

Statues and icons are an integral part of our society. We like to honor our forefathers, important members of the community, and religion via motionless statues. Some artists even express themselves by creating sculptures that represent so much more than meets the eye. They are beautiful and impressive... And posing with them can be so, so hilarious (albeit childish). When these people saw sculptures, they didn't just see them as statues. They viewed them as an opportunity to spread their creative wings. So, in the spirit of creativity and awesomeness, they did this. Make sure you thank them for it.

1.) This is unbearably funny.

1.) This is unbearably funny.

2.) Well, if she is going to offer it up like that...

2.) Well, if she is going to offer it up like that...

3.) Nobody puts baby in the corner.

3.) Nobody puts baby in the corner.

4.) FLYING HIGH FIVE!

4.) FLYING HIGH FIVE!

5.) Girl, you don't even wanna mess with this statue.

5.) Girl, you don't even wanna mess with this statue.

6.) Someone's been bad, messing with statues and such.

6.) Someone's been bad, messing with statues and such.

7.) Spidey doesn't even have a chance.

7.) Spidey doesn't even have a chance.

8.) Awkwardness Level: Expert.

8.) Awkwardness Level: Expert.

9.) Woahhhhh, woah woah.

9.) Woahhhhh, woah woah.

10.) AMERICA!

10.) AMERICA!

11.) I'm not sure this kid was even acting.

11.) I'm not sure this kid was even acting.

12.) Hey, there's an echo in here!

12.) Hey, there's an echo in here!

13.) You messed with the wrong inanimate object, buddy.

13.) You messed with the wrong inanimate object, buddy.

14.) Some statues get pretty fresh.

14.) Some statues get pretty fresh.

15.) Hasn't anyone ever told you not to kiss strange sea men?

15.) Hasn't anyone ever told you not to kiss strange sea men?

16.) Hey there, good lookin'.

16.) Hey there, good lookin'.

17.) You see a statue. He saw an opportunity.

17.) You see a statue. He saw an opportunity.

18.) Queen B would be proud.

18.) Queen B would be proud.

19.) ONWARD, BIRD STALLION!

19.) ONWARD, BIRD STALLION!

20.) I see what you did there.

20.) I see what you did there.

21.) Never turn your back on a pilgrim. Never.

21.) Never turn your back on a pilgrim. Never.

22.) Dudes with ponytails are always dealing.

22.) Dudes with ponytails are always dealing.

23.) Woah, our forefathers don't mess around.

23.) Woah, our forefathers don't mess around.

24.) OH, YOU. ;)

24.) OH, YOU. ;)

25.) This is the very first Instagram of our nation.

25.) This is the very first Instagram of our nation.

26.) You shouldn't have said "hey batter, batter."

26.) You shouldn't have said "hey batter, batter."

27.) Face'd.

27.) Face'd.

28.) For every time older siblings wanted to do this in real life.

28.) For every time older siblings wanted to do this in real life.

29.) You got somethin' to say, PUNK?

29.) You got somethin' to say, PUNK?

30.) Ugh, tourists.

30.) Ugh, tourists.

31.) One day, this girl will rule the world.

31.) One day, this girl will rule the world.

32.) YOU SHALL NOT PASS!

32.) YOU SHALL NOT PASS!

(via: the Chive) The next time you find yourself at the Louvre or other institution of culture or art, don't just passively observe. Get up in there and make it hilarious by bending over a statue's knee. Some may see it as a lack of respect, but you're just adding to the art. Share these hilarious acts of art pranking with others by clicking below.