L'araignée rouge (The Red Spider) - La Defense
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 48° 53.485 E 002° 14.490
31U E 444401 N 5415662
Quick Description: Scultpure by Alexader Calder in the heart of the the new city of La Defense. L'araignée rouge (The Red Spider), 1976, Etablissement Public pour L'Aménagement de la Région de la Défense, Paris
Location: France
Date Posted: 5/18/2008 6:58:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM3TXC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 113

Long Description:
The center of La Défense is a broad, 3 kilometer long pedestrian walkway consisting of two parks, the Parvis or the Place de La Defense and the Esplanade du General de Gaulle. Throughout this area are scattered about 70 works of art including huge sculptures and murals by such artists as Miro, Calder and Agam.

Title: L'araignée rouge

Artist: Alexander Calder

Media (materials) used: Steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Place de la Defense

Date of creation or placement: 1976

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