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L'Écoute by Henri de Miller - Paris (France)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
N 48° 51.778 E 002° 20.707
31U E 451969 N 5412429
Quick Description: ...in the front of St. Eustache, next to the Les Halles shopping centre, on a small square you can find one from the most impressive examples of modern sculptural art, L'Écoute (In English: Listen) by Henri de Miller.
Location: Île-de-France, France
Date Posted: 5/26/2009 2:01:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM6FJT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 29

Long Description:

In front of St. Eustache's Church in Place René Cassin, is sitting a giant, seventy ton abstract sculpture of a head resting on a hand and made of sandstone. It is called, "L'Écoute" ("Listen"), created by Henri de Miller and placed there in 1986.

With its location directly in front of the Gothic church of St. Eustache, "Ecoute" presents a striking contrast between old and new, one of the defining characteristics of Paris. Sculpture is beloved by childs, teenagres and also tourists and belongs amonng the most photographed pieces of art in Paris...

Title: L'Écoute

Artist: Henri de Miller

Media (materials) used: stone

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): René Cassin Square in the front of Church of St. Eustache

Date of creation or placement: 1986

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