Posted by: Debra Kolkka | December 3, 2014

No sculpting

…a sign in Florence.

A sign in Florence


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  1. Why does the sign say,”no sculpting?” I want to know.

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    • This is just my interpretation. The sign is done by an artist who modifies traffic signs.

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      • Brilliant sense of humour, love it!

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  2. A picture is worth a thousand words. This is great ! Only in Italy…

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    • I love them. I will keep an eye out for more.

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  3. Hilarious! I would have said that Carrara was the right place for this sign…

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  4. Or maybe, the sign means sculpting allowed in a particular area…? Not sure if the colour red means ‘no sculpting’…? As margieinitaly says’Only in Italy….’

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    • These signs are done by an artist who modifies traffic signs.

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  5. Just when I was in the mood to create another David.

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  6. Love it, very witty x

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    • I love them too. I will have to go back through my photos and find the others I have found.

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  7. Now that’s worth pondering!

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    • Someone has gone to a bit of trouble to do these signs. They must sneak around at night when nobody is looking.

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  8. Love this! Only in Florence..

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    • There are a few different ones in the city. I have photographed them before, but couldn’t find the photos. I think they are great.

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  9. Trust you to see that sign. Very funny.

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  10. Very clever. I hope you find the others so we get to see them.

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    • I will definitely be looking out for them and I always have a camera with me.

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  11. The artist is Clet Abraham, he has a shop in the Oltarno. Isn’t his work fun?

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2269772/French-artist-Clet-Abraham-alters-road-signs–drives-councils-mad-Europe.html

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    • Thank you for the info. I will look for his shop when I go back to Florence.

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  12. Love it, very clever!!!

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  13. Teehee… Thats great. 🙂

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  14. LOL that is so funny!

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  15. I saw his work of art when I was in Florence last April; I love it.

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  16. I remember seeing quite a few (and even clicking photos of them) when we were in Florence! It did bring a smile on! 🙂 Regards

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    • I think they are very clever and will search for more.

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  17. They have the best cheeky signs like this in Florence. This one is fantastic. Have you seen the one with the guy carrying the bar away? I wonder who we have to thank for these little masterpieces…

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    • Thanks to Yvonne above we know that the artist is Clet Abraham. There is a link to an article about him in her comment box. I have seen the one carrying the plank and I’m sure I have a photo somewhere.

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