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Monuments and sculptures

 
"... and the stone cried out"

"... and the stone cried out"

The work of art by Marcello Sgattoni is dedicated to Gen. Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa

 
"Living sculpture"

"Living sculpture"

The figurative art workshop annually gathers sculptors from all over the world who give life and shape to the stone blocks protecting the south dock of the city harbour.

 
"Ubu's greetings"

"Ubu's greetings"

A bronze work by Enrico Baj referring to a theatre pièce by Alfred Jarry, the founder of Pataphysics.

 
"Vale & Tino"

"Vale & Tino"

Opened on Valentine's Day, the extraordinary sculpture of colored neon by Marco Lodola, is located in Piazza C. Battisti.

 
"Work, work, I prefer the sound of sea..."

"Work, work, I prefer the sound of sea..."

Work by Ugo Nespolo, placed at the beginning of the sea-front

 
A little elephant among the palm trees

A little elephant among the palm trees

It is one of the livelist monuments of the city, made by Salvo

 
Allegro

Allegro

A fountain of many coulors simply named ''Allegro'' ("Cheerful") and made by Ugo Nespolo.

 
Children of the war

Children of the war

"Children of the world", a sculpture by Ugo Nespolo placed on the external wall of the Municipal Hall.

 
Dreamers

Dreamers

Paul Annibali's work symbolizes the life that is born again when it seems it is no longer there

 
La Retara  (the fishnet knitter)

La Retara (the fishnet knitter)

The local Inner Wheel-Rotary club erected a monument dedicated to Retara, a bronze statue by the sculptor aldo Sergiacomi, in Matteotti Square

 
La Sibilla (the Sybil)

La Sibilla (the Sybil)

A work by the artist Giuseppe Marinucci, representing the mythological prophetess.

 
The butterfly

The butterfly

A work by the sculptor Marinucci located in the gardens of the Palazzina Azzurra

 
The fisherman family

The fisherman family

This bronze work of art by the sculptor Aldo Sergiacomi, is dedicated to fisherman family

 
The Jonathan Seagull Monument

The Jonathan Seagull Monument

The work was created by Mario Lupo and strongly supported and installed in May 1986 by "Circolo dei Sambenedettesi". It is dedicated to Jonathan Livingston

 
The monument dedicated to the fisherman

The monument dedicated to the fisherman

This work of art, by Cleto Capponi, celebrates the courage, strenght and spirit of sacrifice of fishermen of every age.

 
The monument to the emigrant

The monument to the emigrant

The monument to the Emigrant is placed on the external wall of Town Hall and dedicated to all those who leave their homeland to find the opportunity of a better life...

 
The Prince

The Prince

The sculpture by Paolo Consorti, a young but already well known artist from San Benedetto del Tronto, is located on the fountain in Cairoli Street, one of the centre cross-streets.

 
The Sail

The Sail

An artwork by the Albanian sculptor Ghenti, dedicated to Mgr Francesco Sciocchetti (1861- 1946).

 
The sea, the return

The sea, the return

It stands on the wharf "Malfizia'' in front of the retail fish market, facing at the same time the moored fishing boats.

 
To see through is not to see into

To see through is not to see into

Mark Kostabi's humanoid dominates th scene all along Moretti Avenue

 
War memorial for the fallen for freedom

War memorial for the fallen for freedom

Those monuments are dedicated to people who sacrificed their lives for freedom during the "Italian resistance movement" (Resistenza)