Key West, Florida: Giant Ballroom Dancers (Gone)

Huge Seward Johnson statue of a man and woman in full formal evening attire ballroom dancing, based on the Renoir painting "A Dance at Bougival." Replaced an earlier set of dancing giants from the same painting, then was itself replaced by a giant kissing couple in early 2017.
Directions:
Across from the Mel Fisher Museum, downtown Key West, Mallory Square area. Outside location.
Admission:
Free
Status:
Gone

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Dancers.

Giant Ballroom Dancers

A giant statue depicting Renoir's Dancing in the City adorns the entrance to the Kew West Art and History Museum, commonly known as the Old Post Office and Customs House. Surrounded by smaller statues.

[Richard Stockman, 08/04/2012]

These dancers are in the same spot as an earlier, entirely different pair of giant dancers, also a Seward Johnson riff from Renoir's "Dance in the City."

Ballroom Dancers.

Giant Ballroom Dancers

Huge statue of a man and woman ballroom dancing. As big as the Kissing Sailor in Sarasota, Fl. Other minor statues are also in the same location.

[b-bopin, 04/30/2010]

Tipster Paige Mano notes that the couple is "based on a painting by Renoir -- 'Dance in the City.'"

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