5 Most Overrated Statues of All Time

Unlike these overrated lists...

5 Most Overrated Paintings of All Time

5 Most Overrated Photos of All Time

5 Most Overrated Art Movements of All Time

...ranking the five most overrated statues of all time is a bit trickier.

To keep it uniform, we didn't include works such as when some guy thought it would be a good idea to carve the mugs of former U.S. Presidents into the side of a mountain.

Abstract pieces aren't on here either.

What made the cut? Michelangelo and a baby who can't control his little baby bladder.

5 Most Overrated Statues of All Time

5. Alexandros of Antioch's Venus de Milo It's definitely stunning, but this ancient Greek statue, found at Milos Island by a peasant in 1820, suffers from the same tourist-fueled fate as its museum-mate The Mona Lisa: Folks from all over spend thousands of bucks to get to Paris's Musée du Louvre and pack the crap out of the areas around the statue and da Vinci's painting.


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