Walking through Cartagena, Colombia, one can not but fall in love with the sculptures of Edgardo Carmon.
A Cartagena native, Carmon is a mechanical engineer with a long career in machine design and steel-building construction. He suitably creates his sculptures out of sheet metal and found objects.
There is a large cluster of his sculptures on Plaza de San Pedro Claver, right in front of the Museum of Modern Art. These sculptures depict people engaged in typical professions/activities:
The above picture shows people playing cards on the left, and a man pushing merchandise in a cart on the right.
Below is a typical fruit seller:
A scholar (?):
And one of my favorites: a seamstress!
Another cluster of humor-filled sculptures of Edgardo Carmon is located within walking distance, on Plaza del Pozo in Getsemani, right outside the wall:
Carmon is a renowned artist. In addition to Cartagena, he showed his work throughout South America, Europe, and the United States.